Solo homers make difference in Flying Squirrels’ 5-3 loss to Erie –

The Richmond Flying Squirrels matched the Erie SeaWolves in baserunners, but a pair of SeaWolves home runs made the difference in a 5-3 loss in the second game of their season-closing series in Erie, Pa.

Each team tallied six hits and two walks, but Erie (61-54) got solo homers from Drew Ward in the second inning and Dillon Dingler in the eighth.

Starter Matt Frisbee (5-4) was charged with the loss for Richmond (56-53). He pitched 5 2/3 innings, allowing four runs (two earned) and striking out seven batters.

Diego Rincones paced the Flying Squirrels offense with two hits and two RBIs. Bryan Torres notched a hit, a walk and a stolen base.

Richmond and Erie play the third game of the six-game series at 6:05 p.m. Thursday.

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