You have to feel for Duane Below. Guy goes eight innings, gives up three runs (only two of which were earned) and gets a lousy two runs of support , only to watch Jose Ortega and Robbie Weinhardt get absolutely torched in the ninth. Ryan Strieby had a double and Omir Santos was 2-3 with a homer.
Casey Crosby took the mound in Erie and put in a typical Casey Crosby start: lots of walks (three) and lots of strikeouts (five). He did give up only one earned run in six innings, which was good. Audy Ciriaco doubled and stole a base.
Victor Larez gave up two earned runs in seven innings, walking one and striking out four. Daniel Fields was 2-4 with a double and a triple.
Antonio Cruz let up one earned run in 6.2 innings, walking one and striking out eight. PJ Polk was 3-4.