Monday, May 5, 2003

Buffalo 7, Louisville 2

By The Associated Press

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Jason Stanford pitched six strong innings and Alex Escobar hit a two-run homer, leading the Buffalo Bisons to a 7-2 victory over the Louisville Bats in the International League Sunday.

Stanford (3-0) struck out seven and allowed five hits. Johnny Peralta, Luis Garcia, and Nate Grindell each had two hits for Buffalo (18-8).

Tim Adkins (0-1) went 4-2/3 innings in a spot start for Louisville, allowing seven hits and four walks. Brandon Larson hit his fourth homer for the Bats (16-12).

The Bisons went up 2-0 in the second inning on an RBI double by Grindell and an RBI single by Coco Crisp.

Louisville reduced the lead to 2-1 in the fourth on a Jim Chamblee double.

Escobar's homer in the fifth inning put Buffalo in front by 4-1. Escobar also scored in the seventh on a Garcia single to make it 5-1.

Larson's homer in the eighth got the Bats to within 5-2, but Buffalo added two runs in their half of the inning on a Zach Sorensen triple and a Greg LaRocca sacrifice fly.

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