The Rochester Red Wings used a five-run second inning to defeat the Worcester Red Sox, 8-2, and push their win streak to four on Tuesday night at Polar Park.
Worcester scored their only two runs in the first on Jeter Downs’ two-run shot to left.
Tres Barrera started Rochester’s five-run second with an RBI single to center. Following that, Andrew Stevenson smoked a game-tying RBI double to center. Luis Garcia put the Red Wings on top with a two-run triple to left. Jake Noll capped off the inning with an RBI single to left.
In the third, the Red Wings executed a double steal which allowed a run to score to make it 6-2.
Garcia and Noll smacked back-to-back home runs in the ninth to increase the lead to 8-2.
Stevenson, Garcia, and Noll each had two-hit games.
Jackson Tetreault got the start for Rochester and allowed a pair of runs on three hits over 5.1 innings while walking two and striking out eight. Alberto Baldonado and Sam Clay each had scoreless outings in relief.
Rochester will try to keep it rolling on Wednesday afternoon. The first pitch is slated for 12:05 p.m.