The Rochester Red Wings rallied to defeat the Syracuse Mets, 9-7, on Thursday night at NBT Bank Stadium.
Rochester trailed 5-4 going into the eighth and then plated five runs to take the lead. The Red Wings then held on in the ninth and secured the victory.
Andrew Young slugged his third homer of the year, launching a second-inning solo shot off Syracuse starter Tim Adleman.
Tres Barrera enjoyed a 2-for-4 night at the plate picking up a double and three RBI en route to the Wings’ 17th come from behind win. Andrew Stevenson tallied a double of his own, going 1-for-5 tonight. The Wings’ offense recorded five multi-hit performances off the Syracuse pitching staff.
Sterling Sharp made a start for the Red Wings and allowed a pair of runs over four innings. Andres Machado, Francisco Perez, Tyler Clippard, Reed Garrett, and Jordan Weems combined to cover the remaining five innings allowing four runs to cross. Clippard earned the win, his third of the year, while Weems picked up his team-leading sixth save of the year.
The two teams will meet again for game four of the series at 6:35 p.m. on Friday.
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