Hot Rods end series with a 6-2 victory Sunday
ASHEVILLE, Sc. (WBKO) - Luis Trevino hit a three-run homer and had four RBIs, helping the Bowling Green Hot Rods (14-10) to a 6-2 win over the Asheville Tourists (12-11) Sunday at McCormick Field.
Asheville scored first in the bottom of the first inning against Hot Rods starter Jayden Murray. After two walks, Korey Lee singled to load the bases. Scott Schreiber hit into a fielder’s choice and an error by Bowling Green shortstop Greg Jones made it a 2-0 Tourists lead.
The Hot Rods jumped out to the lead in the top of the second inning against Asheville starter Matt Ruppenthal. He issued a leadoff walk to Evan Edwards and another to Niko Hulsizer with one out. Trevino drove everybody home with a three-run home run to give Bowling Green a 3-2 edge.
With two outs in the top of the sixth, Bowling Green brought in a run against Asheville reliever Jimmy Endersby. Hulsizer hit a double to left-center, and in the next at-bat, Trevino drove him in to give the Hot Rods a three-run advantage, 5-2. Ruben Cardenas added a solo homer in the top of the seventh to add one final run and give the Hot Rods a 6-2 win.
The Hot Rods will be back at home Tuesday, starting a six game series against the Rome Braves
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