HAGERSTOWN, Md. - Lakewood led 5-0 heading into the bottom of the fourth. Bryce Harper was due up second in the inning.
Adrian Sanchez led off with a clean base hit, the first of the game for the Suns. Harper then worked the count to 2-2 before striking out swinging on a changeup from BlueClaws starter David Buchanan.
Harper is now 0-2 in his home debut.
The Suns scored a run in the inning on an error by the shortstop.
Lakewood leads 5-1 heading to top of fifth.