Savannah Sand Gnats 7, Augusta GreenJackets 0
The Savannah Sand Gnats swatted a new season-high 14 hits against the Augusta GreenJackets on their way to a 7-0 win Wednesday night at Historic Grayson Stadium. The Gnats (4-3) have won two straight games for the first time in 2013.
Opening Night starter Matthew Bowman delivered a strong start for Savannah, scattering four hits over six shutout innings for his first win of the year. He struck out four and did not walk a batter. Jake Kuebler, a converted infielder, working as a full-time pitcher in 2013, took care of the final three innings to earn his first professional save.
The Gnats scored in four straight innings, from the second through the fifth.
The GreenJackets (4-3) finished 0-for-7 with runners in scoring position.
Savannah scored their first run in the second. LF Stefan Sabol walked, stole second and came home on DH Gregory Pron‘s single into right. Sabol completed the game’s scoring by launching a two-run homer down the left...