Tag: Bubba Starling
The Potomac Nationals (73-55, 35-24) took care of business in Game One to set the tone for a five-game set scheduled over the next three days by defeating the Wilmington Blue Rocks (62-67, 29-32) on Tuesday evening at Frawley Stadium by the final score of 3-1.
The Salem Red Sox overcame two-run deficits to take the lead in both games on Sunday, but only managed one win against the visiting Blue Rocks at LewisGale Field.
Will Skinner hit his team-leading 10th home run of the season, but the Lynchburg Hillcats snapped their five-game winning streak with a 4-2 loss to the Blue Rocks at Calvin Falwell Field Wednesday night.
The Lynchburg Hillcats needed some late-inning heroics to break a 2-2 tie in the eighth. Jose Martinez provided that with a two-out, two-run double to left-center field to propel Lynchburg to a 4-2 victory at Calvin Falwell Field Tuesday night.
The Lynchburg Hillcats let the Wilmington Blue Rocks bat around the order in the ninth inning today, but hung on to win 6-5. It was the fourth consecutive win for the Hillcats (15-15, 49-51), which marks their second-longest winning streak of the season.
The Lynchburg Hillcats defeated the Wilmington Blue Rocks 6-4 tonight, winning their third in a row. Justin Bloxom went 3-for-3 with a two-run double, leading the offense for the Hillcats. Meanwhile, Jarett Miller tossed his seventh quality start in his last eight appearances, allowing just one run over six innings.
Carson Blair hit a solo home run over the left field wall in the top of the ninth inning to give the Salem Red Sox a 2-1 win over the Wilmington Blue Rocks.
Glenn Sparkman was dominant for the Wilmington Blue Rocks, throwing six scoreless innings, helping the Blue Rocks to a 2-0 win over the Salem Red Sox at Frawley Stadium Friday night. Sparkman out dueled tough luck loser Corey Littrell, who allowed just an unearned run and five hits in five innings of work.
The Potomac Nationals (8-9) dropped the opening game of a four game set against the Wilmington Blue Rocks (9-9) 5-1 on Monday night at Pfitzner Stadium.
The Potomac Nationals (44-36, 6-5) were outplayed by the Wilmington Blue Rocks (38-43, 5-8) at Frawley Stadium on Tuesday night and fell by the final score of 8-2 after the Blue Rocks went 4-for-9 with runners in scoring position.
Justin Haley and Kyle Martin combined to hold Wilmington to just two runs Saturday night in a 4-2 Salem Red Sox victory at LewisGale Field. Haley picked up his sixth win of the season, surrendering two runs on five hits in six innings of work.
The Potomac Nationals (33-28, 17-12) could not complete a three game sweep against the Wilmington Blue Rocks (30-31, 14-16) as they fell 10-4 on Sunday afternoon at Pfitzner Stadium.
LHP Gio Gonzalez tossed 3.2 innings in his first ML rehab start since being traded to Washington. Gonzalez allowed eight earned runs in his start, surrendering seven hits and four walks. He was limited to 65 pitches.
The Potomac Nationals (32-27, 16-16) shocked the Wilmington Blue Rocks (29-30, 16-14) with two runs in the 9th inning to take a 3-2 rubber match victory on Thursday night at Frawley Stadium which inked their seventh series win of the 2014 campaign.
Lynchburg scored six runs in its final two trips to the plate of game two Friday evening to defeat Wilmington, 7-1, and ultimately split a doubleheader after dropping the first contest, 5-1, at Calvin Falwell Field.
The Lynchburg Hillcats (14-19) defeated the Wilmington Blue Rocks (15-18) 3-2, as the bullpen narrowly hung on late.
Leading 2-1 late, the Lynchburg Hillcats surrendered two runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to fall 3-2 to the Wilmington Blue Rocks.
Tied 1-1 into the last of the ninth, the Salem Red Sox received doubles from Kevin Mager and Matty Johnson to surge past the Wilmington Blue Rocks for a 2-1 victory in the series opener.