Tag: Brian Johnson
Everything went Salem’s way on Friday night at LewisGale Field, as the Sox smashed the Hillcats 10-0 to complete the series sweep over Lynchburg.
Myrtle Beach surged ahead early and never trailed on Sunday at LewisGale Field en route to its sixth straight win, dispatching Salem 9-5 in the penultimate game of the Sox’s week-long homestand.
Sam Wolff and Cody Ege faced just four batters over the minimum and the Myrtle Beach offense provided single tallies in three separate innings to lead the Pelicans to a 3-0 blanking of the Salem Red Sox on Saturday night at LewisGale Field.
The Salem Red Sox won their 16th straight game on Tuesday night, matching the greatest winning streak in the history of the Carolina League, by narrowly holding on to defeat the Winston-Salem Dash 12-11 in the home opener at LewisGale Field.
For the first time in 55 years, a Carolina League team has won 15 games in a row. And on Tuesday night in their 2014 home opener, the Salem Red Sox will try to match the 1950 Winston-Salem Cardinals, who won 16 straight to establish a record that has stood for 64 years.
Ryan Dent jacked a grand slam, three different Salem Red Sox hitters drew three walks apiece, and Brian Johnson tossed five quality innings to help the Sox crush Myrtle Beach 10-3 in the 2014 season opener.