Solid Start for Weisenberg, Rome wins 5-0
Rome, GA - The Rome Braves defeated the Delmarva Shorebirds 5-0 Thursday night at State Mutual Stadium before a crowd of 1,734.
Rome took a 3-0 lead in the third when AJ Graffanino added an RBI single and later two runs crossed the plate on a throwing error. Graffanino picked up his second RBI of the game in the fifth on a single to score Justin Dean for the 4-0 score. The Braves added an insurance run in the eighth on Brendan Venter's RBI double and the Rome bullpen held the Shorebirds scoreless in the ninth to get the 5-0 win.
Keith Weisenberg (1-2) got his first win of the season while DL Hall (2-7) is hit with the loss for Delmarva. Weisenbrerg enjoyed a good outing going 5.1 shutout innings allowing four hits and fanning seven.
The West Virginia Power come to town tomorrow to begin a four game series. For information contact the Rome Braves at 706-378-5144 or log onto www.romebraves.com.
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