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Wednesday, May 15, 2013
ZEBULON, N.C. — Matthew Gedman’s eighth-inning home run proved to be the difference as the Sox ended their losing streak at six games with a 2-1 win over the Mudcats.
Keury De La Cruz notched his 11th double of the year and then scored on a single by Blake Swihart to put Salem (16-20) up 1-0 after two innings.
Salem starter Mike Augliera pitched six strong innings, giving up just three hits and no walks for his fourth win of the year.
Gedman hit his first home run of the year in the eighth inning to put the Sox up by two.
Carolina’s (13-25) Jordan Smith tripled and then scored on a single by Charlie Valero in the bottom of the ninth inning, but Nate Striz shut the door on a comeback attempt for his second save of the year.
ON DECK: Salem’s William Cuevas takes the mound opposite Carolina’s Jacob Lee at 7:15 p.m. in a right-hander’s duel.
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