The Winnipeg Goldeyes won the rubber match of a three game set with the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks 9-3 yesterday afternoon in Fargo, North Dakota in front of a crowd of 3,592.
The Goldeyes drove in four runs in the fourth inning to take the lead and never looked back. Mason Katz and David Bergin each hit homers for the Goldeyes, while Josh Romanski, Shawn Pleffner, Wes Darvill and Alixon Suarez drove in the other runs en route to the 14th win of the season.
Philadelphia, PA native Kevin McGovern got the start for Winnipeg, and pitched seven strong innings, allowing three earned runs on four hits to earn his fourth win of the season in his fifth start. The right-hander struck out seven batters while walking three. His ERA on the season sits at 3.28.
Mike O’Neal got the ball for the RedHawks in this one, and picked up his second loss of the season. The Auburn University alumnus allowed eight runs, four of them earned, over 5.2 innings. O’Neal struck out four while walking four in his fifth start of the season.
Ryan Pineda drove home a run for Fargo-Moorhead on a double to drive in one of the three runs on the afternoon, while Mike Schwartz and K.D. Lang drove in the other RedHawk runs.
The Goldeyes sit second in the American Association North Division, half a game back of the St Paul Saints with a record of 14-8.
Winnipeg returns home to open up a seven game home stand, with the Texas AirHogs in town for a three game set starting tonight. First pitch is scheduled for just after 7:00pm at Shaw Park.
(Photo courtesy of Goldeyes.com)