Tag: Ryan Merritt
The Lynchburg Hillcats fended off constant threats from the Carolina Mudcats, allowing just four runs on 12 hits, but lost 4-2 at Five County Stadium.
The Lynchburg Hillcats suffered an 8–3 loss to the Carolina Mudcats tonight as they were unable to close out innings. Lynchburg threw 176 pitches in eight innings of work, walking seven and hitting one batter as a staff in the series opening loss. Carolina pulled away with a five-run two-out rally in the fourth.
Ryan Merritt lived up to his all-star game starting pitcher status Friday night, surrendering just an earned run in seven and a third innings in the Carolina Mudcats 4-2 victory over the Salem Red Sox at LewisGale Field.
The Salem Red Sox beat the Carolina Mudcats 2-1 at LewisGale Field Thursday night. Ryan Dent smashed a Clayton Cook pitch off the left field wall in the bottom of the ninth to score pinch runner Jose Vinicio to give the Sox their fourth walk-off win of the season.
The Salem Red Sox got two dominant pitching performances from Corey Littrell and Justin Haley, leading the way to wins of 3-0 and 2-0 over the Mudcats Friday night in Zebulon.
A tight game through six innings became a laugher late, as Carolina dismantled Salem down the stretch in an 11-3 Mudcats victory, snapping the Red Sox’ three-game winning streak.
Erik Gonzalez led Carolina with five hits in two Mudcat victories, while the Salem Red Sox mustered five total hits as a team in a pair of setbacks.
The Potomac Nationals (1-2, 1-2) outhit the Carolina Mudcats (2-1, 2-1) six base hits to three knocks in series Game Three on Saturday night at Five County Stadium but fell to the home club, 3-1.