Difo has grand slam and seven RBIs, Turner plays center field again

Shortstop Wilmer Difo went 4-for-5 with a double, a grand slam and seven RBIs as Double-A Harrisburg outscored Bowie 13-10.

First baseman Shawn Pleffner went 3-for-4 with two doubles, two runs.

Rafael Bautista, Andrew Stevenson and Stephen Perez each added a pair of base hits. The Senators tallied four runs in the fourth and eighth innings.

Difo-Running-Red.jpgDifo’s career-high seven RBIs marks the second time in a week a Senators player had tallied seven RBIs in one game. Left fielder Isaac Ballou also had a grand slam and seven RBIs on June 22 in a 9-6 dispatch of Portland.

* Triple-A Syracuse fell to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 6-4, but Chris Bostick had two hits, including a two-run homer and three RBIs.

Trea Turner and Caleb Ramsey also contributed doubles. Turner led off and played center field for the second straight game.

Austin Voth (4-4) pitched five innings, but allowed six runs (four earned) on eight hits with three walks and no strikeouts.

Koda Glover pitched 1 1/3 innings of shutout relief. He has yet to allow a run in Triple-A. He hasn’t allowed an earned run since June 7. He also did not allow a run while with high Single-A Potomac early this season.

* Potomac’s game against Winston-Salem game was postponed due to heavy rain in Woodbridge, Va. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on July 23.

* Right fielder Juan Soto went 3-for-4 with a double and two runs scored in the Rookie-level Gulf Coast Nationals’ 6-2 win over the GCL Cardinals on Monday. He is 5-for-7 in his first two games. Catcher Jeyner Baez is hitting .444 (4-for-9) to begin the season.

Top draft selection shortstop Carter Kieboom was 1-for-4 with a two-run single and later a RBI sac fly to right field.

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