The Richmond RiverRats (4-2) refused to relinquish the lead after grabbing it early against the Chillicothe Paints (2-4), recording a 12-6 victory on Friday at McBride Stadium.
With five runs in the first three innings, the Richmond RiverRats left no doubt about the eventual outcome.An error and during the first inning and a three-run home run by Robbie Stein in the second inning helped the Richmond RiverRats put some runs on the board early.
Stein racked up four RBIs on four hits for the Richmond RiverRats.
Shane Bryant got his first win for the Richmond RiverRats despite allowing five runs over six innings. Bryant struck out four, walked none and gave up seven hits.
Adam Schaly was charged with the loss. He allowed eight runs in five innings, walked none and struck out one.