Tag: Manuel Margot
The Myrtle Beach Pelicans used a three run third inning to pick up a 4-1 victory over the Salem Red Sox in game two of the Southern Division Championship series Thursday night. The series will be decided in game three tomorrow night in Myrtle.
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 Keys jumped on Sox starter Simon Mercedes for four runs in the first two innings, providing a cushion that helped Frederick ward off Salem’s late comeback in a 5-4 victory on Tuesday night at Harry Grove Stadium.
The Salem Red Sox tasted defeat for the first time since August 6 on Tuesday night, as Winston used one big inning to snap Salem’s eight-game winning streak.
Off the bat, it looked like the teenager had a two-run triple. Salem’s Manuel Margot, the 19-year-old in his third Carolina League game, had other ideas.
Manuel Margot launched a three-run homer that broke a 3-3 tie in bottom of the third, opening the floodgates as the Salem Red Sox pounded Pelicans pitching for a season-high 21 hits in a 17-9 triumph on Saturday night.