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Sunday, April 21, 2013
LYNCHBURG - William Cuevas and Heri Quevedo combined to pitch nine innings of one-hit ball as Salem felled Lynchburg on Sunday in the final game of the series.
Cuevas pitched five strong innings for his first win of the season, allowing the only hit of the day for Lynchburg in the fourth inning. Cuevas walked two and struck out four batters before giving way to Quevedo.
Quevedo retired 11 straight Hillcats before surrendering a walk with two outs in the ninth. Quevedo struck out six batters and gave up just one walk over four innings of relief for his second save.
Brandon Jacobs singled with two outs to bring in Deven Marrerro in the fifth inning for the lone run of the game.
Marrero, Jacobs, Keury De La Cruz, Henry Ramos and Leonel Escobar earned one hit each for the Sox. Marrero and De La Cruz each registered a double.
Robby Hefflinger tallied the lone hit for Lynchburg on the night.
With the three-game win streak, Salem improves to 7-8, while Lynchburg falls to 7-8.
David Peterson pitched 4 2⁄3 innings and gave up the one run in the loss.
ON DECK: Salem returns home for a seven-game homestand, beginning tonight at 7 against the Wilmington Blue Rocks. Salem's Mike McCarthy squares off with Sam Selman of Wilmington.
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