Short Goes 5-for-5 In Keys' 8-5 Win

Minor Leagues

April 22, 1997|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Third baseman Rick Short went 5-for-5 last night with three RBIs, and the Frederick Keys scored five runs in the eighth inning to defeat the host Durham Bulls, 8-5, in a Single-A Carolina League game.

Keys catcher Jim Foster continued his torrid hitting with a 2-for-4 night and three RBIs. Foster entered the week hitting .347.

Dan Reed (4-0) went seven innings, allowing four runs on five hits.

Boll Weevils 8, Shorebirds 4: Piedmont (9-8) used four walks and three Delmarva errors to lead 8-0 after three innings on the way to its ninth victory over the past 11 games in Single-A South Atlantic League play.

It was the fourth straight loss for the Shorebirds (8-11).

Delmarva ended a 16-inning scoreless streak with four runs on five hits in the eighth.

Pub Date: 4/22/97

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