FARGO — After giving up seven straight runs to fall behind 7-4, the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks came back to tie the game with three runs over the final three innings to send the game to extra innings before Trey Hair hit a walk-off double in the 11th inning to seal the RedHawks’ first win of the 2020 American Association baseball season.
Hair went 3-for-4 with a home run, the walk-off double, four RBIs, and two walks in the contest.
Drew Ward and Leobaldo Pina, who picked up his 700th career professional hit in the first inning, led off the bottom of the 11th with singles before Hair crushed a ball to deep center field that Goldeyes center fielder Darnell Sweeney couldn’t track down.
Ward came around to score from second and the RedHawks earned their first victory in 304 days.
On Saturday night, Winnipeg scored nine runs in the first four innings in a 15-1 win over the RedHawks before 1,069 fans.
RedHawks starter Tyler Pike caught a couple of unlucky breaks in the first inning, when two errors and a passed ball helped Winnipeg to an early 3-0 lead. Pike gave up four earned runs on six hits over his 3 innings.
Winnipeg made it 11-0 in the eighth inning before the RedHawks got on the board with an RBI fielder’s choice off the bat of Dario Pizzano.The Goldeyes added four more runs in the ninth inning.
Kyle Martin clubbed his third homer of the season for the Goldeyes and nine of ten Winnipeg batters registered a hit.