STARS WIN RUBBER MATCH IN PENSACOLA
Pensacola, FL-The Huntsville Stars won the rubber match of their five game series with the Pensacola Blue Wahoos Monday night with a 6-2 win at Bayfront Stadium.
The Stars took a 2-0 lead in the third inning. With two outs and two on base, Jason Rogers blooped a two run single into right field.
The Stars made it 3-0 in the fourth. Nick Shaw hit a sharp rbi single to right field scoring Shea Vucinich.
The Stars extended their lead in the seventh inning with a pair of runs. Rogers brought home Kentrail Davis on a sacrifice fly.
Lucas May made it 5-0 on his rbi single to right field scoring Hainley Statia.
Davis contributed the final run for the Stars in the eighth on his rbi single which scored D'Vontrey Richardson.
Andy Moye improved to 3-0 as he pitched five scoreless innings for the Stars. He allowed three hits. He walked four and struck out four.
Pensacola scored their lone runs in the eighth against RHP Tim Dillard. Ross Perez grounded out to second base scoring Brodie Greene. Travis Mattair also brought in a run on an infield rbi single.
The Stars(3-2, 49-26) took three out of five from the Blue Wahoos(2-3, 33-42) in the first series in the second half of the season.
The Stars travel back to Huntsville to begin a series Tuesday night with the Montgomery Biscuits, the Double-A Affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays. RHP Jacob Barnes(1-3, 6.03) will climb the hill for the Stars. Montgomery will have RHP Dylan Floro(7-5, 3.14) on the mound. Tuesday's game can be heard with Steve Jarnicki starting at 6:15 pm CDT on 92.9 FM, 1450 AM and wtkiradio.com