Down three runs in the seventh, the Rochester Honkers (25-36) recovered thanks to Ben Lahn's two-run blast in the ninth, and pulled out a 7-5 win over the Waterloo Bucks (31-30) on Thursday at Riverfront Stadium-Waterloo, IA.
With the score tied at five, Lahn came to the plate and homered, bringing home Reid Roper.
Lahn racked up two RBIs on two hits for the Rochester Honkers. He singled in the second inning and homered in the ninth inning.
Chad Wallach racked up three RBIs on three hits for the Rochester Honkers. He singled in the sixth inning, doubled in the seventh inning, and homered in the ninth inning.
Chris Noble pitched seven innings and allowed two earned runs, five hits and two walks while striking out three.
Despite the loss, the Waterloo Bucks' Brock Hudgens dominated the Rochester Honkers' batters, giving up two runs and striking out five.
Dakota Smith recorded his first win of the year for the Rochester Honkers. Smith struck out two, walked none and gave up one hit.
Brett Andrzejewski was charged with his first loss of the year. He lasted just 1 1/3 innings, walked none, struck out one, and allowed three runs.