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Tuesday, May 14, 2013
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.- Nick Martinez held the Salem Red Sox to three runs on six hits over six innings as the Pelicans completed a four-game sweep with an 8-3 victory on Monday.
Salem has lost six straight.
Sox-killer Drew Robinson had an RBI-double in the first inning as Mytle Beach jumped off to a 3-0 start.
Salem plated a run in the third and two more in the fourth to tie the score, but the Pelicans scored two more in the bottom of the fourth and didn't allow another Salem run.
Joe Van Meter picked up his third save with three hitless innings.
Dave Renfroe had a triple for the Sox. Garin Cecchini and Brandon Jacobs each hit a double.
Salem starter Mike McCarthy allowed seven runs, six earned on nine hits and a walk in four innings.
ON DECK: Right-hander Mike Augliera (3-0, 3.67 ERA) takes on Carolina righty Cody Anderson (4-1, 2.93) in Zebulon, N.C., tonight at 7:15 p.m.
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