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The Salem pitcher racks up six K's as the Red Sox win on the road.
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Henry Owens, unbeaten since May 26th, earned his third win in his past four starts by spinning seven shutout innings, allowing only three hits, and struck out six the Salem Red Sox scored all of their runs in the first three innings and routed the Dash 7-0 at BB&T Park.
Owens has won all three outings against the Dash this year, pitching a total of 18 innings, allowing only six hits and recording 22 strikeouts. The Dash are hitting .097 against Owens in those three starts.
Brandon Jacobs led the 14-hit attack with three base hits while Blake Swihart, Matthew Gedman, David Renfroe and Nick Natoli all chipped in two hits apiece. The Sox could have made it a larger rout if not for the 11 runners left on base.
ON DECK: The third game of the series features probable starters Mickey Pena (2-2, 4-84) for the Sox against the Dash’s right-hander Jake Cose (1-1, 5.56). First pitch for the businessman’s special is at noon.
Weather JournalMidday update: More ice likely later