The Salem Red Sox scored at least once in six of the first seven innings on Saturday night, cruising to a 7-2 victory over Lynchburg to even up the three-game series at one apiece.
Fernando De Los Santos, who entered Friday with just two hits on the season, delivered a bases loaded triple in the ninth that proves the difference in a Lynchburg Hillcats 6-3 win over the Salem Red Sox in the series opener at Salem Memorial Ballpark. James Hoyt pitched four scoreless innings out of the bullpen for Lynchburg. Hoyt has now gone 16.1 consecutive innings without allowing a run.
Neither William Cuevas nor Heri Quevedo were ranked as top prospects coming into the season, but the duo of righties displayed their great potential on Sunday afternoon, teaming up for a one-hit shutout to lead the Salem Red Sox past the Lynchburg Hillcats 1-0 at City Stadium.
The Salem Red Sox scored three times in the top of the fourth to break the scoreless stalemate, with those runs proving to be the difference in a 7-4 triumph over Lynchburg on Saturday night at City Stadium.
Garin Cecchini reached base four times, the Salem Red Sox erupted for five runs in the third to knock out the Hillcats starter early, and Salem cruised past Lynchburg 8-1 in the opener of their four-game set at City Stadium.
The Hillcats went to 13 innings for the second time this season tonight, eventually walking away with an 8-5 win over the Winston-Salem Dash. Tommy La Stella starred for the Hillcats with a five-hit effort, including a triple in the 13th inning that started the game-winning three-run rally.
RHP Aaron Northcraft earned his first win for the Hillcats since July 4 in a rain-shortened seven-inning game tonight. The Hillcats beat the Winston-Salem Dash 2-1