The Rochester Red Wings rolled past the Syracuse Mets, 8-3, on Sunday afternoon at Frontier Field.
Rochester won the six-game series by taking four of them.
Syracuse jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning, but after that it was all Red Wings. Patrick Mazeika put them on the board with a RBI groundout and Carlos Cortes followed that with a RBI single to center.
The Red Wings scored five of their eight runs in the second to take a 5-2 lead. Donovan Casey started the inning with a RBI single to center. One batter later, Andrew Stevenson picked up a RBI with a groundout. Tres Barrera followed that with a two-run triple to center and Dee-Strange Gordon capped off the inning with a RBI groundout.
Rochester plated two more in the fourth. Nick Banks crushed a solo shot to left and Strange-Gordon brought home a run with a RBI double to right.
Syracuse scored their third run of the game on a wild pitch in the sixth.
Barrera launched a sacrifice fly to right in the eighth to make it 8-3.
Sterling Sharp got the start for the Red Wings and surrendered two runs on four hits over five innings while striking out five. He picked up his first win of the season.
Mike Montgomery got the ball for the Mets and allowed seven runs on seven hits over 3.1 innings.
Wyatt Young had a four-hit game for Syracuse.
Rochester will begin a six-game series with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders on Tuesday at Frontier Field while Syracuse will begin a six-game series with the Lehigh Valley IronPigs on Tuesday at NBT Bank Stadium.