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June 8, 2010
SALISBURY, Md. -- Delmarva scored early and Hagerstown scored late. First blood took its toll. The Shorebirds took a 7-0 lead through five innings and held on as the Suns scored six in the final four on Monday for a 7-6 victory. Delmarva scored two runs in each of the first, second and fourth innings off Suns starter Josh Smoker. The Shorebirds added a seventh run in the fifth. The Suns came back with one in the sixth, a four-run eighth and a run in the ninth to fall just short.
SPORTS
August 11, 2011
Three Hagerstown pitchers held Delmarva to six hits and the Suns made an early 5-0 lead stand up in a 6-2 victory over the Shorebirds on Thursday night. Paul Applebee (6-2) picked up the victory for Hagerstown, allowing just two hits in five innings while striking out three. Chris McKenzie gave up two runs and three hits in two innings of work and Dean Weaver earned his first save of the year with two innings of one-hit ball. The Suns (63-52, 23-22 second half) scored a pair of runs in the top of the first off Delmarva starter Matt Bywater (0-2)
SPORTS
July 25, 2013
The Hagerstown Suns sacrificed everything for their pitcher Kylin Turnbull. In fact, they did it twice. The Suns constructed two rallies, using a pair of sacrifice bunts and Delmarva errors to support Turnbull's seven shutout innings Thursday for a 3-0 victory over the Shorebirds. The victory put the Suns (58-42, 20-13) into  a tie with West Virginia for the South Atlantic League's Northern Division second-half lead. Turnbull (5-2) turned in his finest outing, allowing four hits and a walk with nine strikeouts over the seven innings.
SPORTS
June 10, 2011
Adrian Sanchez drove in a key insurance run in the ninth inning on Friday and the Hagerstown Suns hung on for a 6-5 victory over Delmarva to extend their South Atlantic League Northern Division lead. Blake Kelso and Sanchez each singled in a run to give the Suns (37-24) a much-needed three-run cushion heading into the bottom of the inning. Delmarva scored two runs off closer Ben Graham, who got Shorebirds shortstop Manny Macado to ground out to end the game with the tying run at first base.
SPORTS
August 10, 2011
SALISBURY, Md. - Delmarva scored four runs in the eighth inning - highlighted by Michael Ohlman's go-ahead two-run single - on Wednesday for a 6-4 win over the Hagerstown Suns. The Suns (62-52, 22-22 second half) held a 4-1 lead after 5 1/2 innings, thanks to Jason Martinson's base-clearing triple. Michael Mooney and Michael Rooney led off with singles before Jeremy Nowak's RBI double chased Suns reliever Greg Holt (0-1). Sam Brown came on to allow Olhman's hit and Joe Oliveria's sacrifice fly to give Delmarva a two-run lead.
SPORTS
By BOB PARASILITI | bobp@herald-mail.com | May 31, 2012
The Hagerstown Suns won a game of give and take on Thursday. Delmarva gave extra outs and the Suns took advantage of them. The Suns scored six unearned runs as the Shorebirds committed four critical errors to help blow the lid off a 12-0 victory before 1,705 fans at Municipal Stadium. Jason Martinson drove in four runs while Billy Burns and Justin Miller added three RBIs each as the Suns pounded out 13 hits against three Delmarva pitchers. Second-place Hagerstown (31-22)
SPORTS
August 17, 2012
Usually, the Hagerstown Suns lean on the  offense late in games. On Friday, the pitching gave the bats a rest. Suns pitching retired the last 14 players it faced to nail down a 5-1 victory over Delmarva, making Cutter Dykstra's first-inning home run stand up as the game-winning hit. Starter Wilkin Estevez and relievers Ben Hawkins and Alex Kreis combined for 4 2/3 hitless innings to end the two-hit victory. The victory keeps the Suns (72-50, 30-23) on top in the South Atlantic League Northern Division's second-half standings.
SPORTS
June 9, 2011
Randolph Oduber and Jason Martinson each homered to support Sammy Solis’ five-hit effort on Thursday as the Hagerstown Suns took a 4-1 victory over Delmarva. Martinson had two hits and scored twice as Solis (1-0) controlled the Shorebirds for 6 2/3 innings to get his first victory of the season. The win allowed the Suns (36-24) to extend their South Atlantic League Northern Division lead to 1 1/2 games over Greensboro. The Grasshoppers dropped an 8-3 decision to Kannapolis.
SPORTS
August 12, 2011
SALISBURY, Md. - Hagerstown starter Matt Grace baffled Delmarva on one hit for seven innings on Friday to allow the Suns to slip away with a 6-1 victory. The Shorebirds' Tyler Kelly broke up Grace's no-hitter with a one-out single in the fourth inning for the only hit the left-hander allowed. Grace (11-5) allowed three walks and four strikeouts in his stint to go 4-0 in his last nine outings since June 15. Delmarva put two runners on in the fourth as Jeremy Nowak followed Kelly's single with a walk.
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SPORTS
August 13, 2013
Hagerstown starter Ian Dickson pitched six solid innings and Shawn Pleffner helped make him a winner by hitting a tiebreaking, three-run homer in the sixth Tuesday night, as the Suns opened a three-game series at Delmarva with a 4-1 victory over the Shorebirds. The Suns trimmed their deficit to 1 1/2 games in the South Atlantic League Northern Division second-half standings. The first-place West Virginia Power fell 5-1 against Greensboro on Tuesday. Hagerstown already clinched a postseason berth by winning the first-half title.
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SPORTS
By BOB PARASILITI | bobp@herald-mail.com | July 26, 2013
All the Hagerstown Suns did was open the door a crack. It was all the Delmarva Shorebirds needed to force their way through. The Shorebirds took advantage of all the openings that the Suns didn't, using two errors and a leadoff walk as starting points to score four runs and notch a 5-1 victory in Friday's South Atlantic League game at Municipal Stadium. Delmarva used two errors by third baseman Mike McQuillan to score three unearned runs off Suns starter Pedro Encarnacion, and a leadoff walk by reliever Ronald Pena set the table for a 4-0 lead that Hagerstown could never erase.
SPORTS
July 25, 2013
The Hagerstown Suns sacrificed everything for their pitcher Kylin Turnbull. In fact, they did it twice. The Suns constructed two rallies, using a pair of sacrifice bunts and Delmarva errors to support Turnbull's seven shutout innings Thursday for a 3-0 victory over the Shorebirds. The victory put the Suns (58-42, 20-13) into  a tie with West Virginia for the South Atlantic League's Northern Division second-half lead. Turnbull (5-2) turned in his finest outing, allowing four hits and a walk with nine strikeouts over the seven innings.
SPORTS
July 5, 2013
The Hagerstown Suns have made a habit of scoring early. On Friday, they lost because they couldn't score late ... really late. Delmarva hit three consecutive singles with two outs in the 12th inning to pull out a 4-3 victory, ending the Suns' four-game winning streak. Roderick Bernadina followed hits by Joel Hutter and Wynston Sawyer to drive in the winning run against Suns reliever Derek Self (0-2). It broke a 3-3 tie that lasted six innings. Despite the loss, the Suns (48-35, 10-6)
SPORTS
By BOB PARASILITI | bobp@herald-mail.com | May 12, 2013
If anybody wondered, the Hagerstown Suns are serious about their craft. They, like former NFL coach Herm Edwards, believe you play ... to win ... the game. And the Suns proved it Sunday, even though they only won once. Erick Fernandez blooped an RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Suns to a come-from-behind, walk-off 4-3 win over Delmarva in extra innings in the nightcap to earn a split in a Sunday doubleheader at Municipal Stadium. Fernandez landed the knockout punch the Suns missed earlier, as the Shorebirds thwarted Hagerstown's comeback attempt in the opener, using three three-run homers to take a 12-7 victory.
SPORTS
April 13, 2013
The Delmarva Shorebirds did something on Saturday they couldn't manage on Friday. They scored ... and did it early and often. Nik Balog highlighted a four-run first inning as the Shorebirds took an early lead and then held on tightly for a 7-6 victory over the Hagerstown Suns. It was a twist from Friday, when the Suns shut down the Shorebirds to the tune of 4-0. But this time, Delmarva scored all seven of its runs in the first three innings and settled in behind Branden Kline (1-0)
SPORTS
By BOB PARASILITI | bobp@herald-mail.com | April 11, 2013
The Hagerstown Suns weren't able to bust out the champagne on Thursday. Manager Tripp Keister was perfectly satisfied with milk. That's because he was fortified by the Suns' play, even though they were skimmed in the end. Christian Walker hit a two-run home run to key a three-run 10th inning to lift Delmarva to a 7-4 victory and ruin the Suns' home opener before 2,650 fans on a Thirsty Thursday at Municipal Stadium. “We're absolutely not going to be crying in our milk tonight,” Keister said.
SPORTS
April 7, 2013
Christian Walker stroked an RBI single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning Sunday to lead Delmarva to a 2-1 walk-off victory over the Hagerstown Suns. The victory allowed the Shorebirds (3-1) to win the season-opening series over the Suns. Walker drove in both Delmarva runs in the win. Delmarva pitching - led by Branden Kline, a Thomas Johnson graduate and the Baltimore Orioles' No. 2 pick in the 2012 draft - held the Suns to three hits. Hagerstown's only run came on Brandon Miller's first home run in the seventh, a leadoff shot to center that tied the game at 1. Kline pitched six innings, allowing two hits, while walking two and striking out three in the no decision.
SPORTS
April 6, 2013
Wander Ramos drove in two runs to lead the Hagerstown Suns to a 5-3 win over Delmarva on Saturday in the opening game of a doubleheader. The Shorebirds came back for a 7-3 win in the nightcap, shutting out the Suns until the seventh inniing. The Suns jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning against Delmarva starter Mark Blackmar (0-1). Tony Renda led off with a single and took second on Blackmar's balk before scoring on Mike McQuillian's single to left. McQuillian advanced on a grounder and a passed ball before scoring on Ramos' ground out. Delmarva got a run back in the bottom of the second on Anthony Vega's RBI single off Suns' starter Brett Mooneyham to cut the deficit to 2-1. Hagerstown added two runs in the fourth on a run-scoring single by J.R. Higley and when Stephen Perez reached on a fielding error to make it 4-1. The Shorebirds closed again, scoring twice in the sixth on a two-run home run by Roderick Bernadina off reliever Blake Schwartz to close within 4-3. The Suns picked up an insurance run in the seventh when Renda led off with a double and eventually scored when Ramos reached on shortstop Adrian Marin's error.
SPORTS
August 25, 2012
Brian Rauh allowed just three hits in six innings as the Hagerstown Suns defeated the Delmarva Shorebirds 3-1 in the first game of a South Atlantic League doubleheader at Municipal Stadium on Saturday. Billy Burns' RBI single in the bottom of the sixth inning gave the Suns a sweep with a 6-5 victory in the nightcap, after Hagerstown blew a 5-1 lead in the top of the sixth. Hagerstown (79-51, 37-24), which leads the Northern Division's second-half race by 3 1/2 games over Hickory and West Virginia, has won five straight and 12 of 14. The Suns have won 13 straight against Delmarva.
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