Salem gets a come back win over Frederick

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SALEM, Va. (WFXR)– The Salem Red Sox scored five unanswered runs en route to a 7-5 win over the Frederick Keys on Wednesday night at Haley Toyota Field. It was the Red Sox fourth straight win and gives the team a chance at a sweep Thursday.

How it Happened 
* The Sox scored the first run in the third on a double by Grant Williams (his Carolina League debut) and then back-to-back singles by Garett Benge and Ryan Fitzgerald
* Frederick scored five of the next seven runs and the Keys led 5-2 after 4.5 innings. Victor Acosta hit a leadoff home run in the fourth and Pedro Castellanos (triple) and Keith Curcio(double) added RBIs   
* Salem tied the game in the sixth after a Garrett Benge RBI single scored Williams
* The Red Sox took the lead for good in the seventh. With two out, back-to-back walks set the table for Jagger Rusconi and Elih Marrero. Both had RBI singles.  

Standout Sox
* Grant Williams: 3-for-4, 2 R, 2B
* Keith Curcio: 2-for-5, RBI
* Garrett Benge: 2-for-5, RBI
* Victor Acosta: 1-for-4, RBI, 2 R, HR
Andrew Politi: 3.2 IP, 4H, 0R, 2BB, 4K – W (5-2)
Dominic LoBrutto: 1 IP, 1H, 0R, 2K – S (3)

Noteworthy
* Salem has now won nine consecutive games against the Keys at Haley Toyota Field

What’s Next
Salem Red Sox vs Frederick Keys Thursday, August 15, 2019. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 PM EST.
LHP Jhonathan Diaz vs RHP Ofelky Peralta

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