Baysox extend shutout streak to 2 games

| August 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

BaysoxThe Baysox picked up the series win after taking the rubber match from the New Hampshire Fisher Cats on Sunday afternoon by a score of 8-0. It was the Baysox second consecutive shutout win over New Hampshire.  In his return to the Orioles organization, newly signed pitcher Nick Additon started for Bowie and picked up the win after a scoreless six inning performance.

For the second game in a row the Baysox were able to score in the first inning against New Hampshire starter Scott Barnes.  Corban Joseph got things started with a double and advanced to third on a throwing error by New Hampshire shortstop Jorge Flores.  Trey Mancini’s bat remained hot as he singled to plate Joseph and give the Baysox a 1-0 lead. the hit extended Manini’s hitting streak to nine games.

The Baysox broke the game open in the second inning.  Quincy Latimore led off with a double, David Freitas followed with a walk and Garabez Rosa singled to load the bases.  Glynn Davis then doubled to drive in two runs and Mike Yastrzemski followed with a sacrifice fly to score Rosa and put the Baysox up 4-0. 

Mike Yastrzemski picked up two more RBIs in the seventh inning against New Hampshire reliever John Anderson. Freitas led off with a walk and Tucker Nathans singled to put runners on first and second. Rosa then hit into a fielder’s choice to force Freitas out at third.  With Glynn Davis batting, Nathans stole third and Rosa advanced to second on a wild pitch.  Davis was then walked to load the bases and Yastrzemski singled to knock in two runs.  Joseph then singled to score Davis and give the Baysox a 7-0 lead. 

In the eighth inning, Latimore hit his team leading 13th home run of the year to give the Baysox their final run and make the score 8-0.

This was the Baysox second shutout in a row with another strong outing for the bullpen. Kenn Kasparek gave up one hit over 0.2 innings and Ashur Tolliver and Marcel Prado closed out the final 2.1 innings without giving up a hit. Barnes took the loss for New Hampshire, throwing six innings and allowed four runs (three earned) on five hits while striking out five and walking one. 

The Baysox open a four game series against Richmond tomorrow with Ariel Miranda (1-1, 1.72) battling Kelvin Marte (9-3, 2.11) at 7:05 p.m. Every Monday home game is Mutt Monday and leashed dogs are invited to the game. 

Baysox Baseball – We’ll Knock Your ‘Sox Off. The Baysox 2015 season, their 23rd as the class Double-A Affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles, is underway at Prince George’s Stadium. Come see some of the top Orioles prospects play here first. To keep up with Baysox news during the season, visit baysox.com.

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