ERIE, Pennsylvania — The Erie SeaWolves rallied back from a 2-1 deficit, scoring four runs in the final two innings, defeating the Portland Sea Dogs 5-2 Thursday night in an Eastern League baseball game at Jerry Uht Park.
Portland dropped two of three in the series, and continues its six-game road trip on Friday night in Akron, Ohio.
Erie had five straight singles off losing pitcher Williams Jerez (1-6) in the seventh inning, taking a 4-2 lead. Anthony Gose had the game-winning hit, nailing a two-run single. Christin Stewart followed with an RBI hit.
In the eighth, Austin Green added a solo-homer to left.
Ruben Alaniz (2-3) worked two hitless innings for the win in relief. Paul Voelker recorded the final four outs for his seventh save.
Portland’s Yoan Moncada returned to the lineup after a four-game absence and knocked Tyler Alexander out in the sixth, leading off the frame with a solo-homer to left field, giving the Sea Dogs a 2-1 lead. The homer was Moncada’s first off a left-handed pitcher in Double-A.
Portland struck first, receiving a one-out solo homer by Mauricio Dubon in the first inning. Dubon has hit safely in 26 of his last 29 games, with both homers on the road.