The bad news for the Erie SeaWolves: Bowie completed a four-game series sweep of them with Thursday’s 4-3 victory at Prince George’s Stadium.
The worse news for the Erie SeaWolves: They have another four-game series scheduled there in two weeks.
Bowie’s bid for the Eastern League’s Western Division wild-card berth blossomed against the SeaWolves, who slumped to 53-70 overall. The Baysox maintained second place at 66-58.
– Mike Copper
The teams were tied 2-2 when Bowie took a permanent lead with two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning. Erie starter Ramon Garcia allowed Buck Britton’s solo home run, and then doubles to Ty Kelly and Caleb Joseph.
The SeaWolves pulled within 4-3 when Niuman Romero’s eighth-inning double drove in Jamie Johnson. Romero’s double was his second hit in the game and increased his league lead in that category to 144.
Erie had two base runners reach in the ninth, but Bowie reliever Kyler Newby still prevented the tying run en route to his 15th save.
Daniel Fields highlighted the SeaWolves’ attack with three hits and a run.