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Wednesday, August 14, 2013
WILMINGTON, Del. — Jack Lopez was hit by a pitch to open the 18th inning and drove in by Dennis Raben with two outs to finish the inning and the marathon of a game, 3-2.
The Red Sox scored two in the first inning but were unable to score again for the rest of the game. In the first, Stefan Welch homered to score Sean Coyle and take a 2-0 lead.
Wilmington scored in the second inning with Parker Morin scoring Tim Ferguson with a double. The Blue Rocks (55-65) would then tie the game in the fifth as Yem Prades scored Justin Trapp.
Pitching dominated the day with both sides reaching deep into the bullpen. For the Sox, Vladimir Frias picked up the loss by allowing the final run and one hit with no strikeouts. Nate Striz recorded five strikeouts for Salem in three innings as Heri Quevedo pitched six and allowed six hits with five strikeouts and two errors. For Wilmington, Tyler Sample recorded the win with five strikeouts and only one hit in three innings pitched.
The Sox look to bounce back from the four-hour-and-41-minute loss as they head to Winston-Salem to face Mike Recchia (0-0, 7.20) and the Dash. First pitch is at 7 p.m.
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