Bowie, Md. - The Baysox (4-4) led the Akron Aeros (2-5) from start to finish in a 5-1 win Thursday evening in the home opener in Bowie for the team's third straight win.
Baysox starter Kevin Gausman cruised in his second start of the season, pitching six innings and allowing one run on two hits while striking out five in the win.
"In Harrisburg, I think I was around the zone too much and tonight I just tried to focus on hitting my spots early in the count and then expanding the zone later," Gausman said. "It's always good to come home and get the first W in the ballpark. This is the first time I have pitched here so it was kind of cool for me."
The Baysox used a two-out rally to score first in the bottom of the third inning against Akron starter T.J. House. Center fielder Xavier Avery recorded the Baysox first hit of the game with a single to center field and left fielder Kyle Hudson followed with a single to left field. Second baseman Ty Kelly brought both runners home with a tri...