Savannah 6, Hagerstown 0
The Savannah Sand Gnats moved within one game of clinching their first South Atlantic League Championship in 17 years with a 6-0 shutout of the Hagerstown Suns Thursday night at Historic Grayson Stadium. The Gnats lead the best-of-five-game series two to one. Game four is scheduled for Fridaynight.
Starter Gabriel Ynoa fired seven shutout innings for the Gnats to earn the win. After dealing with a runner at third in the first, and a runner at second in the second inning, he did not allow a runner past first base in his final five frames while retiring 12 of the last 13 batters he faced. He struck out five and walked one.
The Gnats scored the game’s first two runs in the bottom of the second inning. Stefan Sabol brought homeDilson Herrera with a sacrifice fly. Herrera knocked the ball out of Hagerstown catcher Pedro Severino‘sglove with a hard takeout slide. Jeff Reynolds then followed with a clean single into center to score the second run.
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