Edgar Corcino hit a three-run home run in the first inning, and Tanner Nishioka hit a three-run home run and had three hits, driving in four as the Salem Red Sox beat the Frederick Keys 16-2 on Sunday. With the victory, the Red Sox swept the five-game series.
The home run by Corcino capped a four-run inning and gave the Red Sox a 4-0 lead after Pedro Castellanos hit an RBI single earlier in the inning.
Salem later scored in three additional innings, including a five-run second, when Corcino hit a two-run double to help punctuate the blowout.
Salem southpaw Enmanuel De Jesus (4-5) picked up a quality start and the win after allowing one run on seven hits over six innings. Opposing starter Cameron Bishop (0-6) took the loss in the Carolina League game after allowing nine runs and nine hits over two innings.
For the Keys, Stuart Levy doubled twice and singled. Zach Jarrett homered and singled, driving home two runs.