Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 8/21/12
Although the Bisons scored five runs and had ten hits, Buffalo went 1-for-5 with runners in scoring position as they were defeated by Scranton Wilkes Barre Monday night 7-5. In the top of the 2nd inning, Buffalo took an early lead with a two-run homer by Matt Tuiasosopo but let up a run in the 2nd, one in the 4th, two in the 5th, 2 in the 6th, and one in the eighth, which was too much for the Bisons offense. Fred Lewis, Josh Satin, and Matt Den Dekker all had multiple hit efforts, with Lewis going 2-for-5 and Den Dekker and Satin 2-for-3 going with a run scored each. Adam Loewen and Josh Rodriguez each added in a double of their own, with Satin and Lucas May adding in a RBI each but the five runs were not enough for the Bisons. Chris Schwinden struggled for the first time in his return to the Bisons, pitching five innings, allowing six hits, four earned runs, two walks, and eight strikeouts. CJ Nitkowski, in relief of Schwinden, allowed his first runs in his return to the Mets orga...
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