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Friday, August 16, 2013
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - William Cuevas gave up one unearned run as the Salem Red Sox edged the Dash 2-1 at BB&T Ballpark on Friday.
Relievers Madison Younginer and Nate Striz helped hold off Winston-Salem to preserve the win.
David Chester went 2 for 4 with a double and drove in both runs for the Red Sox.
Salem (62-61) scored first. With two outs in the second inning Mookie Betts singled and scored on a double by David Chester.
The Dash evened the score in the fourth, when Josh Redmond singled, stole second, went to third on a fielding error by Betts, and scored on a sacrifice fly by Joe De Pinto.
Dash starter Bryan Blough held the Sox to one run on six hits and three walks in seven innings.
Blough gave way to reliever Max Peteron to start the eighth, and Salem took advantage. With one out Stefan Welch doubled and Blake Swihart drew a walk. Jeffrey Wendleken reliever Peterson and struck out Betts, but Chester singled to bring in the winning run.
The Sox return home tonight to face Carolina and pitcher Nate Pasqaule (4-7, 4.45) at 6:05 p.m.