Winston-Salem Dash 5, Myrtle Beach Pelicans 2
A Hunter Jones groundout became a comedy of errors for Myrtle Beach – beginning with a wild throw by Yasiel Balaguert to pitcher Daury Torrez, followed by Torrez’s errant throw to the plate – allowing a Winston-Salem runner to score, giving the Dash a two-run advantage. The Dash would add two more in the eight and put the game out of reach.
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Winston-Salem pitcher Matt Cooper went seven innings, giving up one run on five hits. He struck out a career-high nine batters in earning the win.
W– Matt Cooper (2-2) L– Zach Hedges (3-3)
By the numbers
0Walks issued by Winston-Salem pitcher Matt Cooper
5Hits by Myrtle Beach on Wednesday night
9Pelicans retired by way of strikeouts courtesy of Dash pitcher Matt Cooper
10Number of Pelicans left on base in Wednesday’s loss
Myrtle Beach Pelicans (16-15, 2nd Southern), Winston-Salem Dash (12-21)
Who: Winston-Salem Dash at Myrtle Beach Pelicans
When: 7:05 p.m., Thursday
Where: TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark
Radio: TuneIn Radio app