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Two dominant pitching performances have carried Salem back into the Carolina League playoffs, and the Red Sox will battle to defend their 2013 Mills Cup Championship starting on Wednesday night.
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 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.
Cody Kukuk posted five scoreless on just five hits to help the Salem Red Sox beat the Wilmington Blue Rocks 5-1 at Frawley Stadium Sunday night.
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 (8-8) had their opportunities but could not rally past the Myrtle Beach Pelicans (11-7) who blanked Potomac in a 2-0 victory on Sunday 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.
Lynchburg successfully executed a squeeze play in the fifth inning to thrill the crowd, as Daniel Carroll laid down a bunt while Levi Hyams sprinted toward the plate, but that marked the only run for the Hillcats in a 3-1 defeat against Winston-Salem Tuesday night at Calvin Falwell Field.
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.