Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 8/22/12
The Yankees rallied for three runs in the sixth inning of a 4-2 victory over the Bisons on a sunny Tuesday afternoon at Coca-Cola Field. The loss was the Herd’s third straight. Through three innings, Zack Wheeler was pitching great following a poor outing last time, allowing only a walk over three innings. In the 4th inning, Wheeler’s struggles began as he allowed a walk, single, sacrifice fly, and another walk but escaped only allowing one run. Wheeler rebounded with a quick 1-2-3 fifth inning, but in the sixth, Wheeler’s afternoon was cut short. He let up a lead off double, single and error scored a run to tie the game, followed by another single, RBI ground out, and single to score the fourth run which completed his outing. Wheeler ended the afternoon completing five and a third innings, allowing five hits, four runs, three earned runs, three walks, and three strikeouts. In his four starts in Buffalo, Wheeler has struggled especially due to poor command and leaving fastballs in ...
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