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Suns get needed Holliday vs. 'Dads

July 22, 2000

Suns get needed Holliday vs. 'Dads



HICKORY, N.C. - Josh Holliday hit a solo home run and an RBI double and Brandon Jackson had four hits, two runs scored and two RBI as the Hagerstown Suns snapped a two-game losing streak, defeating the Hickory Crawdads 8-4 Saturday night.

Aaron Dean (8-3) picked up the win as Hagerstown improved to 12-16 in the second half, 46-52 overall in South Atlantic League Northern Division action.

Hickory (14-16, 50-51) scored two runs in the first inning but the Suns responded with a run in the second inning and two runs in the third inning. With one out in the second inning, Hagerstown loaded the bases on two hits and a walk and Shawn Fagan hit a slow grounder to second base to plate the first run.

Hagerstown added two runs in the third inning as Holliday delivered an RBI double and scored on a Shawn Pearson groundout for a 3-2 Hagerstown lead.

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Jamie Goudie plated a run in the fifth inning with a groundout and Holliday hit his sixth home run of the season in the sixth inning for a 5-2 Suns lead.

Hagerstown boosted its lead to 8-2 in the eighth inning as Jackson hit a two-run single and Fagan followed with an RBI single. Fagan finished the game with two hits and two RBI.

Hickory scored two runs in the ninth inning for the final score.

Hagerstown, 2-3 on its current eight-game road trip, will play at 6 tonight against Hickory.

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