Tromp, Gonzalez lead the way for Pensacola

Tromp, Gonzalez lead the way for Pensacola

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Chadwick Tromp doubled and singled, scoring a pair of runs while also driving home a couple as the Pensacola Blue Wahoos beat the Birmingham Barons 9-8 on Wednesday.

Luis Gonzalez doubled and singled with two runs for Pensacola.

Trailing 4-3, Pensacola batted around in the fifth inning, sending 10 batters to the plate and scoring six runs, including a solo home run by Gavin LaValley.

After Birmingham added two runs in the sixth, the Barons cut into the deficit in the eighth inning when Zack Collins hit a two-run home run.

Pensacola starter Wyatt Strahan (3-1) picked up the win despite allowing six runs and 10 hits over five innings. Opposing starter Ian Clarkin (2-2) took the loss in the Southern League game after a rough outing in which he allowed six runs and nine hits over four innings. Alex Powers retired the side in order for his second save of the season.

Several Barons chipped in at the plate, as five players collected at least two hits. Collins homered and singled, driving in two runs. The Barons also recorded a season-high 13 base hits.

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