Birds Lose Fourth Straight, Fall to 18-24
Salisbury, Md. - The Delmarva Shorebirds scored three runs in two games as the Hagerstown Suns cruised by the Shorebirds in both games of the doubleheader at Perdue Stadium on Friday night. Hagerstown won game one 10-1 and game two 9-2.
The Suns used big innings in both games to build large leads. In game one, the Suns used a five-run fourth inning to pull away from the Birds. In game two, the Suns plated seven runs in the second inning.
Hagerstown game one starter Paul Demny tossed a complete game to earn the win. He surrendered just five hits and a run. Shorebirds starter Luis Noel, who was making his first start of the season, was pinned with the loss in 3.1 innings.
Shane Erb earned the game two win. He came on in the fifth inning and held the Birds scoreless in 1.2 innings pitched. The loss went to Bobby Bundy, who was making his first start of the season.
T.J. Baxter was one of the few bright spots for the Shorebirds in game two. He connected on his first home run since April 14th in the fifth inning. He also had an RBI double to the left field wall in the second inning.
Delmarva plays game four of the series on Saturday night at 7:05 p.m. Nathan Moreau makes his second start of the season for Delmarva.
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