SALEM, Virginia (July 26, 2019) - Pedro Castellanos delivered the Salem Red Sox to a 6-5 walk-off win over the Myrtle Beach Pelicans Friday night at Haley Toyota Field.How it Happened * Sox bats attacked in the first inning, connecting back-to-back singles from Ryan Fitzgerald and Pedro Castellanos before Edgar
SALEM, Virginia (July 26, 2019) - Pedro Castellanos delivered the Salem Red Sox to a 6-5 walk-off win over the Myrtle Beach Pelicans Friday night at Haley Toyota Field.
How it Happened
* Sox bats attacked in the first inning, connecting back-to-back singles from Ryan Fitzgerald and Pedro Castellanos before Edgar Corcino unleashed a moonshot to grab a 3-0 lead.
* Tyler Payne singled for Myrtle Beach when Nick Sciortino was hit on a swing-through by Wladimir Galindo. The delay brought Charlie Madden behind the dish as Corey Wimberly began a series of lineup shifts. Kevonte Mitchell knocked a home run to cut the lead 3-2 before an RBI single from Delvin Zinn knotted to contest 3-3 after three innings.
* Galindo snagged a 4-3 lead for Myrtle Beach in the fourth frame with an RBI single.
* Sox bats were stymied as the Pelicans advanced. Grant Fennell laced an RBI single in the eighth inning to advance 5-3.
* Salem sparked to life in the bottom of the frame. Keith Curcio led off with a triple and scored on a single from Edgar Corcino to cut the lead. Jagger Rusconi reached on a force out, Charlie Madden singled and Nick Sciortino walked to load the bases. A balk brought home Rusconi and evened the tilt 5-5.
* Dominic LoBrutto locked down Myrtle Beach with a clean ninth inning to keep it even.
* Ryan Fitzgerald drew a walk to start the inning. Pedro Castellanos initially flied out to centerfield before the play was called back on a balk. With Fitzgerald now at third base, Castellanos delivered a single up the gap to walk Salem off 6-5.
* Pedro Castellanos: 2-for-5, RBI, R
* Edgar Corcino: 3-for-4, 4 RBI, R, HR
* Dominic LoBrutto: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER,
Salem Red Sox vs Myrtle Beach Pelicans Saturday, July 27, 2019. First pitch is scheduled for 6:05 PM EST.
LHP Jhonathan Diaz vs. RHP Paul Richan
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The Salem Red Sox are the Advanced-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox and call Haley Toyota Field in Salem, Virginia home. The team was founded in 1968 and purchased by Fenway Sports Management in December of 2007. For more information on the Salem Red Sox, please visit SalemRedSox.com or contact Melanie Newman at [email protected].