May 22, 2008 - The Baysox drew 10 walks, including four with the bases loaded, in the Baysox 11-4 victory over Erie Thursday. Right Hander Brad Bergesen started for the Baysox and improved to 5-0.
Catcher Brian Peterson put the Baysox in front early when he hit a two-out homerun to center field in the second but the SeaWolves took a 3-2 lead with a pair of runs in the bottom of the fourth inning. Danny Worth hit a ball to center that got over the head of Sebestien Boucher and wound up with a triple to lead off the fourth and scored on a groundout by Max St. Pierre. Deik Scram drew a two-out walk and scored on a Dusty Ryan double to right-center field.
The Baysox took the lead back on a two-run homerun by Jeff Nettles in the top of the sixth and added three more runs in the seventh. Angel Castro came in to pitch for the SeaWolves in the seventh and Blake Davis and Jonathan Tucker each hit one-out singles. Carlos Rojas was safe at first after grounding into a fielders choice, Tucker was out second and Davis advanced to third on the play. Lou Montanez walked to load the bases and Castro allowed three straight bases-loaded walks to Jeff Nettles, Nolan Reimold and Ryan Finan. After walking in the three runs, Castro got Brian Peterson to strike out to end the inning.
Erie would add a run in the bottom of the inning on a solo homerun by Ryan Roberson off reliever Ryan Keefer to cut the lead down to 7-4, but it would be their last run of the game.
Bowie added four more runs in the top of the eighth. Sebastien Boucher led off the inning with a walk off reliever Marcelo Perez and went to third on a double by Blake Davis. With runners on second and third and nobody out, Jonathan Tucker singled to center and both Davis and Boucher scored. Tucker went to second on a wild pitch and went to third on a one-out single by Lou Montanez. Jeff Nettles drew a walk to load the bases and Nolan Reimold walked to force in another run. Ryan Finan hit a single to drive in Lou Montaenz before Brian Valichka struck out to end the inning.
Brad Bergesen went six innings for the Baysox, allowing three runs on six hits and a walk while striking out four. He is the third Baysox pitcher to reach 5-0 this season. He has made six starts for the Baysox and has an ERA of 1.85.
Ryan Keefer allowed one run in relief of Bergesen, he pitched two innings and allowed one hit and one walk while striking out one. Rommie Lewis threw a scoreless ninth, striking out two.
Jonthan Tucker, Lou Montanez, Brian Peterson and Blake Davis each had a pair of hits in the game. Nolan Reimold drew three walks while Lou Montanez and Jeff Nettles each drew a pair.
Nettles played first base Thursday and led the team with three RBI. Jonathan Tucker, Nolan Reimold, Ryan Finan and Brian Peterson each drove in a pair of runs.
The Baysox will return home Friday to open a seven game homestand against New Hampshire and Altoona.