The Hagerstown Suns scored at least two runs in each of their six innings at the plate in a 17-6 rout of the Delmarva Shorebirds in the opener of a South Atlantic League doubleheader in front of 1,593 people at Municipal Stadium.
The Suns completed the sweep with a 6-3 victory in the second game. Both games were seven innings.
In the opener, recent addition J.R. Higley hit two home runs and an RBI single for the Suns. His homers were a solo shot leading off the third and a two-run blast in the sixth.
A six-run third inning gave the Suns a 10-3 lead, and they just kept piling on.
Derek Norris had two doubles and four RBIs for Hagerstown. Valerio Heredia, Tyler Moore, Steven Souza, James Keithley and Chris Curran each had two hits as the Suns piled up 17 base knocks in all. Every Suns starter had at least one hit.