SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota – INF Luke Roskam had a season-high three hits, but the ‘Dogs lost 5-1 to the Sioux Falls Canaries at Sioux Falls Stadium on Tuesday night.
Roskam had Lincoln’s third three-hit game of the year, but the ‘Dogs went 0-for-9 with runners in scoring position and lost a third straight game.
Sioux Falls (2-3) opened the scoring on INF Mike Hart’s sacrifice fly in the 1st. OF Hunter Clanin later added an RBI double to make it 2-0.
OF Welington Dotel added an RBI single to make it 3-0 in the 3rd, and Hart drove in another with a second sacrifice fly in the 7th.
The ‘Dogs (1-3) got on the board when OF Nick Anderson scored on a wild pitch in the 9th inning.
LHP Tanner Brown allowed four runs – three earned – on six hits with three walks and three strikeouts over 2 and 1/3 innings, while RHP Walter Borkovich pitched 2 and 2/3 scoreless and RHP Zach Keenan allowed one run over two innings.
RHP Ben Terwilliger went three-up, three-down in the 8th and has retired the first six batters he’s faced as a professional.
The ‘Dogs continue the series on Wednesday night. First pitch is scheduled for 6:35 p.m. and pregame coverage begins at 6:05 p.m. on KFOR FM 101.5/1240 AM.
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