Bats drop sixth straight, 5-1 to Hens [Sports]

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The Louisville Bats continued their slide toward the wrong end of the record books Saturday night. The Bats fell to the Toledo Mud Hens 5-1 before a crowd of 11,500 at Fifth Third Field. It was the Bats’ sixth straight loss.

The Mud Hens wasted no time, getting on the board with a solo home run from Ryan Rayburn in the first. It was the 88th time in 136 games the Louisville’s opponent has scored first; they are 22-66 in those games.

Toledo extended their lead in the second with an RBI double from Danny Worth and an RBI single from Jerad Head, giving them a 3-0 advantage.

The Bats’ lone run of the night came on an RBI single from Henry Rodriguez in the fourth.

Toledo (58-78) got the run right back in the bottom of the fourth . After Ben Guez tripled, Danny Worth walked. Two batters later, Worth and Guez executed a double steal, allowing Guez to score making it 4-1.

Toledo’s final run came in the eighth on an RBI single from Cale Iorg.

Bats catcher Devin Mesoraco started his first game with the Bats since being optioned from the Cincinnati Reds and went 1-for-3 with a double and a walk.

The Bats (50-86) dropped to a franchise-low 32.5 games back in the division. They are six losses away from tying the franchise record of 92 set by the 1991 Louisville Redbirds.

The two teams wrap up their short two-game series Sunday night at 6:00 p.m. Tim Gustafson will take the hill for the Bats against the Mud Hens’ Casey Crosby.

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