The IronPigs suffered their seventh consecutive loss Friday night in a 9-7 setback at the Buffalo Bisons.
Greg Smith (7-8, 4.41) gave up six earned runs in the first four innings to take the loss on the mound.
Cesar Hernandez had two hits, including a double and a triple and two RBIs on the night. Maikel Franco added two hits and two RBIs.
The IronPigs now fall to nine games below the .500 mark.
The 'Pigs (49-58) will play game two of their six-game road trip Saturday night at 7:05pm in Buffalo.