The Hagerstown Suns went "Blam" and "Bang" long before their first fireworks display went "Boom."Lakewood scored 13 runs in the first five innings before the Suns mounted a seven-run comeback that fell short on Saturday in the BlueClaws' 13-9 victory before 3,246 fans at Municipal Stadium.
Lakewood jumped on Hagerstown starter Bryan Millikan (1-3) for five runs on six hits in 1 2/3 innings to stake itself to an early lead and put the Suns in chase mode for the rest of the game.
Randy Ruiz led Lakewood with three hits and five RBI, which tied a franchise record. Ruiz had a single, double and a two-run home run to pace the Blue Claws.
The Suns fell behind 5-0 before scoring two runs in the second against starter Kyle Kendrick (3-4). Jon Coutlangus had an RBI single to score Mike Wagner. Jesse Schmidt followed with the help of a throwing error.