The Sioux City Explorers lost the finale of their three game series against Fargo-Moorhead, 6-5, on Wednesday night. The RedHawks broke a 4-4 tie by scoring two runs in the seventh inning.
Sioux City trailed 2-0 in the third inning before scoring three runs to take the lead. Michael Lang drove in the first run and Kris Sanchez followed with a two run single. Mike Murphy gave the X's a 4-2 lead with an RBI single in the sixth.
With the game tied 4-4 in the seventh, Fargo-Moorhead's Sergio Pedroza hit a two run homer to put the RedHawks in front for good. Sioux City did score a run in the ninth on another hit from Lang, the rookie from Rutgers.
X's starting pitcher Alain Quijano had to leave the game after four innings because of a leg injury.
Sioux City (17-17) will return home Thursday to start a four game series with Wichita, who leads the X's in the Central Division of the American Association.
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