After a two-run first inning, Rome led Charleston through most of the seventh inning Monday night, but the Braves couldn’t hang on, losing to the Riverdogs 4-3.
Kolby Allard only gave up two earned runs on four hits in his start, but ended up with a no-decision. He struck out four and walked three in six innings of work.
Oriel Caicedo takes the loss for Rome, earning his fifth blown save, and dropping him to a 2-5 record on the year. Jon Kennedy stuck out the side in an inning of work in the eighth, but the offense couldn’t tie it up in the ninth.
Austin Riley led the offense with two RBIs off a two-run homer in the first. It was his 11th of the year. Rome’s other RBI came off the bat of Kevin Josephina, who hit is second homer of the season in the third inning.
The only other Braves batter with a hit Monday was Anfernee Seymour, who went 2-for-4 with a run.
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