HARRISBURG, Pa. — Michael A. Taylor had three hits and two RBI, and Austin Voth pitched six scoreless innings as the Harrisburg Senators defeated the Richmond Flying Squirrels 7-2 on Thursday. With the victory, the Senators snapped a five-game losing streak.

Voth (1-0) allowed two hits while striking out six and walking one to pick up the win.

Harrisburg started the scoring in the second inning when Rafael Bautista hit an RBI single and then scored on a two-run single by Taylor.

The Senators later added three runs in the fifth and one in the eighth. In the fifth, Dante Bichette drove in two runs and Tres Barrera drove in one, while Luis Garcia hit an RBI single in the eighth.

Alfred Gutierrez (6-4) went four innings, allowing three runs and five hits in the Eastern League game. He also struck out four and walked one.

With the win, Harrisburg improved to 5-2 against Richmond this season.

Flying Squirrels AB R H BI W K AVG

Howard SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 .188

Heyward LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .216

Miller 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 .219

Houchins 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .257

Arenado 3B 4 0 1 0 0 2 .249

Fargas CF 3 1 1 0 0 1 .247

Johnson RF 3 1 1 2 0 1 .300

Marte C 3 0 0 0 0 2 .190

Gutierrez P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .056

Maris PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .280

Brusa PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .240

Totals 30 2 4 2 1 10 .219

3B: Miller (3). HR: Johnson (2). RBI: Johnson 2 (6). LOB: 3. SB: Miller (19); Fargas (35). E: Johnson (1).

Senators AB R H BI W K AVG

A. Taylor CF 5 1 3 2 0 2 .195

Garcia SS 5 0 1 1 0 0 .266

Sagdal 3B 4 1 1 0 1 1 .276

Barrera C 4 1 1 1 0 0 .263

Davidson 1B 3 0 1 0 0 1 .230

Bichette 2B 3 1 2 2 1 0 .295

Banks LF 3 1 1 0 1 1 .333

Bautista RF 4 1 1 1 0 1 .250

Voth P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000

Goeddel PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .209

Jones PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 .181

Totals 34 7 12 7 3 7 .240

2B: Davidson (15). 3B: Taylor, M (1). RBI: Barrera (30); Bautista, R (1); Bichette, D 2 (14); Garcia (18); Taylor, M 2 (4). SAC: Voth. LOB: 8. SB: Taylor, M (2); Jones, H (4). CS: Taylor, M (1).

Richmond 000 000 200 — 2 4 1

Harrisburg 030 030 01X — 7 12 0

Flying Squirrels IP H R ER W K ERA

Gutierrez L, 6-4 4 5 3 3 1 4 4.02

Johnson 1 3 3 3 1 1 5.21

Rubio 2 2 0 0 1 0 2.08

Simpson 1 2 1 1 0 2 3.52

Senators IP H R ER W K ERA

Voth W, 1-0 6 2 0 0 1 6 0.00

Miller 1 2 2 2 0 1 9.00

Mills 1 0 0 0 0 2 2.18

Bonnell 1 0 0 0 0 1 1.02

WP: Gutierrez, A; Johnson, C 2; Simpson. HBP: Houchins (by Voth); Davidson (by Gutierrez, A). T: 2:49. Att: 2,885.

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