Winston-Salem Dash 4, Myrtle Beach Pelicans 1
With the score tied 1-all, a double steal by Winston-Salem earned the desired result. After Jameson Fisher swiped third base, a throwing error by catcher P.J. Higgins allowing him to score. The Dash would add to their tally moments later, a Louis Silverio base hit bringing in first baseman Matt Rose.
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In a losing effort, Myrtle Beach designated hitter Tyler Alamo was 2-for-4 with an RBI on the night.
Winner: Alec Hansen (3-5) picked up the win for Winston-Salem, going seven innings and giving up one run on three hits. He struck out 11 Myrtle Beach batters.
Loser: Mike Rucker (4-4) pitched six innings, ceding three runs — two earned — on five hits. He struck out nine Winston-Salem hitters in a losing effort.
By the numbers
3 Hits credited to Myrtle Beach on Wednesday.
5 Current Winston-Salem Dash second baseman and former Pelicans fan favorite Bryant Flete was ejected in the fifth inning of Wednesday night’s game.
14 Batters struck out by Winston-Salem pitchers on Wednesday night.
Myrtle Beach is 21-32 after the Carolina League All-Star break, last in the circuit’s Southern Division. Winston-Salem is 25-28 in the season’s second half.
Myrtle Beach and Winston-Salem meet for the final time this season Thursday night at 7 p.m.