August 18, 2010
SALISBURY, Md. -- The Hagerstown Suns rallied for a pair of five-run leads and held on for an 8-6 victory over the Delmarva Shorebirds on Tuesday night. It was the third straight win for Hagerstown (57-64, 21-30 second half). The Suns rallied for five runs in the top of the fourth inning to take a 5-0 lead. A three-run triple by Sandy Leon was sandwiched by RBI singles by Brett Newsome and Justino Cuevas. After the Shorebirds cut their deficit to 5-3 in the fifth, the Suns upped their lead to 7-3 in the sixth on a two-out, two-run single by Rick Hague.
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.
May 24, 2010
SALISBURY, Md. -- The Hagerstown Suns scored six runs in the fifth inning on their way to a 6-3 victory over the Delmarva Shorebirds on Sunday afternoon, closing out the five-game series with four wins. The Suns (25-19) have won nine of their last 12 games and moved within two games of Hickory for first place in the Northern Division of the South Atlantic League. Delmarva (19-25) took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the fourth inning, but the Suns rebounded in their next at-bat with plenty of help from the Shorebirds.
May 21, 2010
SALISBURY, Md. -- Justin Bloxom had three hits and drove in three runs, including an RBI single in a five-run fourth inning, on Thursday to lead the Hagerstown Suns to a 10-6 victory over the Delmarva Shorebirds. Bloxom hit a two-run single in the third to post the Suns to a 3-0 lead before Hagerstown (22-18) blew the game open in the fourth en route to its fourth straight win. Hagerstown led 9-0 after 5 1/2 innings before Delmarva started to come back. Suns starter Jack McGeary (4-1)
April 25, 2010
HAGERSTOWN -- Destin Hood drove in four runs, including two key runs in the seventh inning, on Sunday to help the Hagerstown Suns take an 8-6 victory over the Delmarva Shorebirds at Municipal Stadium. Hagerstown (9-9) used a five-run third inning to erase a 3-0 deficit and used Hood to provide the needed cushion for victory. The Suns got to Delmarva starter Matt Hobgood (0-1) in the third as a Francisco Soriano grounder and Sean Nicol's single moved the Suns to within 3-2. After singles by Steven Souza and Justin Bloxom, Hood came to the plate with the bases loaded.
August 30, 2009
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.
August 8, 2009
SALISBURY, Md. -- Delmarva erupted for 15 hits against Hagerstown in a 6-3 victory over the Suns on Saturday night. Leadoff hitter Xavier Avery led the Shorebirds with three hits, including a triple and a double, and two RBIs. Jacob Julius hit the lone homer of the game and was one of four Shorebirds with two hits. Delmarva led 6-0 before the Suns finally got on the board with a run in the seventh. They added two more runs in the eighth. Steven Souza went 4-for-4 for Hagerstown, collecting half of his team's hits.
August 7, 2009
SALISBURY, Md. -- After Hagerstown scored three runs in the top of the 10th inning, Delmarva answered with four in the bottom half as the Shorebirds beat the Suns 5-4 on Thursday night. Delmarva rallied in the 10th against Chris Rivera (0-3), the Suns' third pitcher of the night. After a walk and two singles loaded the bases with no outs, a fielding error by Suns shortstop Nick Arata allowed two runs to score to make it a 4-3 game. Xavier Avery followed with an RBI double to tie the game.
August 5, 2009
SALISBURY, Md. -- Nathan Moreau pitched seven scoreless innings with nine strikeouts to lead the Delmarva Shorebirds past the Hagerstown Suns 6-2 on Wednesday in the South Atlantic League. Moreau (5-2) allowed four hits and a walk. He got the best of Suns starter Patrick Lehman (0-1), who pitched five innings and gave up six hits and four earned runs while striking out four. Delmarva took a 2-0 lead against Lehman in the first inning. Greg Miclat singled, Ronnie Welty hit an RBI double and Joseph Mahoney singled in Welty.