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Rochester Red Wings beat Syracuse Mets on walk-off single

Lane Thomas hit a two-out, walk off RBI single as the Rochester Plates took game one of the Duel of the Dishes series, 2-1, in dramatic fashion over the Syracuse Salt Potatoes Thursday night

Game two of the three-game series will be held in the Salt City on August 28. The loser of the series has to do a cap giveaway of the other team at their home ballpark in 2022.

The Plates ninth inning rally started with a two-out walk to Jecksson Flores. Jake Noll’s pinch-hit infield single put runners on first and second for Thomas who ripped a line drive just inside the first base bag to score Flores with the winning run.

Sean Nolin turned in a gem for the Plates, throwing six shutout innings. He allowed just four hits with no walks and four strikeouts.

Daniel Palka gave Rochester the 1-0 lead with an RBI single in the sixth inning.

The Salt Potatoes tied the game on a home run from Mason Williams in the eighth off Tanner Rainey.

Game four of the six-game set is Friday night at 7:05 from Frontier Field.

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