The Worcester Red Sox rallied late for a 9-7 win over the Red Wings Tuesday night at Frontier Field.
The Wings scored five runs in the sixth inning – highlighted by a Daniel Palka two-run triple – to take a 7-3 lead.
But the Woo Sox would rally for three in the seventh and three more in the eighth to go ahead, 9-7.
Donovan Casey finished a triple shy of the cycle for Rochester as his first homer of the season for the Wings tied the game, 1-1, in the second inning.
Ali Castillo also had three hits in the loss.
Wings hitters struck out a season-high 16 times Tuesday.
Game two of the six-game set is Wednesday night at Frontier Field.