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Stripers Total 13 Hits in 5-2 Victory at Columbus

Kyle Wright strikes out 10 over 7.0 innings for his 20th-career win with Gwinnett
Kyle Wright struck out 10 batters over 7.0 one-run innings in Gwinnett's 5-2 win over Columbus on Wednesday night. (Jamie Spaar/Gwinnett Stripers)
September 8, 2021

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Gwinnett Stripers (63-47) took advantage of a four-run fourth inning to get past the Columbus Clippers (51-57) 5-2 at Huntington Park on Wednesday night. Kyle Wright struck out 10 over 7.0 one-run innings for the win. Decisive Plays: Travis Demeritte broke a scoreless tie with an

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Gwinnett Stripers (63-47) took advantage of a four-run fourth inning to get past the Columbus Clippers (51-57) 5-2 at Huntington Park on Wednesday night. Kyle Wright struck out 10 over 7.0 one-run innings for the win.

Decisive Play**s:** Travis Demeritte broke a scoreless tie with an RBI double off Cody Morris (L, 1-1), giving Gwinnett a 1-0 lead in the fourth inning. Ryan Goins plated two more runs with another RBI double in the inning. Yolmer Sanchez added an RBI single to make it 4-0 Gwinnett heading into the middle of the fourth.

Key Contributors:Wright (W, 7-5) allowed just two hits while striking out 10 over 7.0 one-run innings for the win. Johan Camargo led the Stripers with three hits, all of them singles. Demeritte finished 2-for-4 with two runs and an RBI. William Contreras also had a multi-hit night, going 2-for-4 with a run. Trevor Kelley (S, 2) retired the side in the ninth inning for the save.

Noteworthy: Every Gwinnett batter recorded a hit in the contest. Camargo has notched four straight multi-hit games, hitting .600 (9-for-15) with two homers, four runs, five walks, and seven RBIs in that span. In his last eight starts with Gwinnett, Wright is 5-1 with a 2.59 ERA (14 ER in 48.2 IP), 1.07 WHIP, and .218 BAA.

Next Game (Thursday, September 9): Gwinnett at Columbus, 6:15 p.m. at Huntington Park. RHP Bryce Elder (1-1, 4.02 ERA) for the Stripers vs. LHP Tanner Tully (0-2, 4.64 ERA) for the Clippers. Radio Broadcast: 6:00 p.m. on MyCountry993.com.

Next Home Game (Tuesday, September 14): Gwinnett vs. Nashville, 7:05 p.m. at Coolray Field (Family Value Tuesday, $2 hot dogs and $1 desserts, presented by Coolray Heating & Cooling).