RailRiders Roll Past Indianapolis
Dan Camarena Whiffs a Triple-A Career Best Seven
Moosic, Pa. – The SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/ New York Yankees) rallied from an early three-run deficit to knock off the Indianapolis Indians 6-3 on Friday night at PNC Field. The RailRiders (11-9) improved to 3-1 against the Indians (6-14) this season.
Daniel Camarena (2-0) allowed three runs on four hits in the first two innings, but settled in to fire six frames. He struck out a Triple-A career high seven and only walked one. He retired 11 of the final 12 batters he faced. Steven Brault (0-3) shouldered the defeat after surrendering four runs on seven hits in 4.2 stanzas. He walked four with only three strikeouts.
The Indians scored the game’s first three before Ruben Tejada quickly closed the gap with a two-run homer in the last of the second. The shot to right field was his second of the year. SWB tied the game on a two-out single by Ji-Man Choi in the third.
SWB took the lead for good in the fifth when Dustin Fowler tripled and scored on a sacrifice fly by Clint Frazier. Fowler finished the night 2-for-2 and reached four times with two walks.
Consecutive doubles by Billy Fleming and Eddy Rodriguez made it 5-3 in the sixth and a Fowler’s second knock scored Rodriguez for the final tally later in the frame. Fleming finished 1-for-4 in his Triple-A debut.
The 2016 Gildan Triple-A National Champion RailRiders continues their series with the Indianapolis Indians (Pittsburgh Pirates) at PNC Field on Saturday evening. First pitch is set for 4:05 p.m. Right-hander Brady Lail (1-0, 5.28) is scheduled to pitch against right-hander Josh Lindblom (0-2, 2.65). Kids Run the Bases follows every Saturday home game at PNC Field, weather permitting. For tickets or more information, please call 570-969-BALL (2255) or visit swbrailriders.com.