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Game #110 Preview – Dash vs. Frederick

Game #110 – Home Game #56
Winston-Salem Dash (21-19, 51-58) vs. Frederick Keys (16-22, 48-57)
Thursday, July 31 – 7 p.m.
BB&T Ballpark (Winston-Salem, NC)

GAME BACKGROUND:

The Dash walloped Frederick 12-2 on Wednesday afternoon for their fourth straight win. Winston-Salem goes for a three-game sweep of the Keys tonight.

Courtney Hawkins had an inside-the-park homer in Wednesday's win. (Jody Stewart/W-S Dash)

Courtney Hawkins had an inside-the-park homer in Wednesday’s win. (Jody Stewart/W-S Dash)

STARTING LINEUP:

Jacob May – CF
Cleuluis Rondon – SS
Courtney Hawkins – LF
Jason Coats – RF
Keon Barnum – 1B
Joey DeMichele – 2B
Nick Basto – 3B
Omar Narvaez – C
Keenyn Walker – DH
Terance Marin – RHP

DASH DOTS:

• Left-hander Carlos Rodon made his High-A debut on Wednesday, allowing two runs (both earned) and one hit in one inning of relief. The former NC State star threw 33 pitches, striking out three while walking two. Read more about Rodon’s Dash debut here.

• Right-hander J.B. Wendelken carved up the Frederick batting order on Wednesday, striking out a Dash-era record 13 batters in seven shutout innings. The 21-year-old surrendered only two hits and two walks.

• The previous record for strikeouts by a Winston-Salem pitcher in the Dash era (since 2009) was 11, and it had been reached twice. Hector Santiago whiffed 11 Kinston batters on April 16, 2011 at BB&T Ballpark and Frank Montas struck out 11 at Salem on May 22 of this year.

• Outfielder Courtney Hawkins tied a season-high with three hits and three runs scored on Wednesday. Hawkins previously had three hits in a game at Salem on April 8 and scored three runs at Salem on April 27.

• Hawkins also registered the third inside-the-park home run in BB&T Ballpark history and second this season. Myrtle Beach’s Christopher Bostick had an inside-the-parker on July 18, while former Dash player Nick Ciolli had an inside-the-park grand slam on August 2, 2011 against Wilmington.

• First baseman Keon Barnum went 2-for-5 with a single and home run in Wednesday’s win. The 21-year-old is batting .313 with five homers, 21 RBIs and 21 runs scored in 39 games since the All-Star Break.

• The White Sox announced four moves today that affect the Dash roster. Pitchers Tony Bucciferro and Jefferson Olacio have been promoted to Double-A Birmingham, while reliever Brandon Hardin returns to Winston-Salem from Birmingham. In addition, pitcher Brandon Brennan has been promoted from Low-A Kannapolis.

• Tonight’s meeting is the last between the Dash and Keys during the 2014 regular season. Winston-Salem is currently 10-9 against Frederick this year and that includes a 4-5 mark at BB&T Ballpark.

• The Dash are seeking their third sweep of the season and second at BB&T Ballpark. Winston-Salem captured all three games at Frederick from June 25-27 and swept a rain-shortened two game series against Wilmington in mid-June.

• The Dash have tied a season-best with four straight wins, but have yet to achieve a five-game winning streak in 2014. Winston-Salem also strung together four straight victories from June 7-10 and June 24-27.

• Right-hander Terance Marin will try to pitch the Dash to a sweep tonight. During his most recent outing at Wilmington last Saturday, the California native was dominant, allowing just one run and two hits while striking out six. He finished with a no-decision in the 2-1 Dash win in 11 innings. Overall, Marin is 3-2 with a 3.16 ERA this season.

BROADCAST INFORMATION:

Tonight’s game will be broadcast live on 600 AM-WSJS in the Winston-Salem area, as is the case with every Thursday game throughout the season. The Pregame Dash will begin at 6:45 p.m., with the first pitch at 7. Every Dash home game can be viewed on MiLB.tv.

- Dave

Game #107 Preview – Dash at Wilmington

Game #107 – Road Game #54
Winston-Salem Dash (18-19, 48-58) at Wilmington Blue Rocks (18-16, 51-51)
Sunday, July 27 – 5:05 p.m.
Frawley Stadium (Wilmington, Del.)

GAME BACKGROUND:

Jason Coats’ solo homer in the 11th inning lifted the Dash to an exciting 2-1 victory over Wilmington at Frawley Stadium on Saturday night. Winston-Salem can capture the three-game series with a win today.

Jason Coats' first homer in July was the difference in Saturday's thriller (Jody Stewart/W-S Dash).

Jason Coats’ first homer in July was the difference in Saturday’s thriller (Jody Stewart/W-S Dash).

STARTING LINEUP:

Jacob May – CF
Cleuluis Rondon – SS
Courtney Hawkins – LF
Jason Coats – RF
Keon Barnum – 1B
Nick Basto – DH
Grant Buckner – 3B
Omar Narvaez – C
Justin Jirschele – 2B
James Dykstra – RHP

DASH DOTS:

  • Jason Coats’ go-ahead home run on Saturday was his first round-tripper since June 30 against Carolina, a span of 24 games. Despite that power drought, the Texas native is tied for fourth in the Carolina League in homers with 14.
  • This bomb marked only the 13th home run by a visiting hitter at Frawley Stadium this year, and it was the first by a Winston-Salem slugger in Delaware since the regular season finale last year (September 2) when Jeremy Farrell hit a three-run dinger.
  • Right-hander Terance Marin was strong on Saturday, allowing just one run and two hits in seven innings while striking out six. The California native carried a no-hit bid into the sixth inning.
  • For the third time in a week, a Dash hurler posted a legitimate no-hit bid. Tony Bucciferro went 8.1 hitless innings on Sunday in Frederick before a Glynn Davis single denied him of Winston-Salem’s first solo, nine-inning no-hitter since 1988. Five days later, Bucciferro retired the first 12 he faced before a leadoff single in the fifth by Mark Threlkeld.
  • Before these three lengthy bids, the Dash had only taken two no-hit bids into the fifth frame: Braulio Ortiz (4.1 IP on April 12 at Wilmington) and Frank Montas (6.1 IP on May 22 at Salem).
  • Reliever Kyle Hansen made a huge difference out of the bullpen once again, tossing three scoreless innings while allowing one hit. The 23-year-old has not allowed a run since June 22, spanning nine appearances and 15 and two-third innings.
  • Thanks to this strong effort, Hansen locked down his eighth victory of the season. Not only is Hansen tied for third in the CL in wins, but he is the only true reliever with more than six on the circuit. These eight wins account for half of the victorious decisions from Winston-Salem’s bullpen in 2014.
  • Outfielder Jacob May was caught trying to steal second base in the sixth inning. That ends a stretch of seven consecutive stolen bases that dates back to July 9 against Myrtle Beach. The Ohio native still paces the Carolina League in swipes with 37.
  • By scoring two runs, the Dash actually doubled their offensive output at Frawley Stadium this season. Winston-Salem had only amassed two runs during the first five games in Delaware, going 1-4 in the process.
  • Right-hander James Dykstra will try to pitch the Dash to a series win. During his most recent start against Potomac last Tuesday, the California native allowed four runs and rang up four strikeouts in six innings. He finished with a no-decision in the 6-5 win over the P-Nats. Since his promotion from Low-A Kannapolis on July 15, Dykstra is 1-0 with a 4.26 ERA in two starts with Winston-Salem.

BROADCAST INFORMATION:

Tonight’s game is available live on wsdash.com/broadcast. The Pregame Dash begins at 4:50 p.m., with the first pitch scheduled for 5:05.

- Dave

Game #106 Preview – Dash at Wilmington

Game #106 – Road Game #53
Winston-Salem Dash (17-19, 47-58) at Wilmington Blue Rocks (18-15, 51-50)
Saturday, July 26 – 7:05 p.m.
Frawley Stadium (Wilmington, Del.)

GAME BACKGROUND:

The Dash were blanked in Friday night’s series opener at Wilmington, 2-0. Winston-Salem was limited to two hits in the contest, tying a season-low output.

Terance Marin will toe the rubber for Winston-Salem on Saturday (Steve Orcutt/W-S Dash).

Terance Marin will toe the rubber for Winston-Salem on Saturday (Steve Orcutt/W-S Dash).

STARTING LINEUP:

Jacob May – CF
Keenyn Walker – RF
Courtney Hawkins – LF
Jason Coats – DH
Joey DeMichele – 2B
Nick Basto – 3B
Keon Barnum – 1B
Omar Narvaez – C
Cleuluis Rondon – SS
Terance Marin – RHP

DASH DOTS:

  • Tony Bucciferro retired the first 12 Wilmington batters he faced and logged six strong innings on Friday, striking out seven. The only run he allowed was on a perfectly-executed safety squeeze bunt in the sixth inning to break a scoreless tie.
  • Third baseman Nick Basto saw his season-best eight-game hitting streak come to an end on Friday. During that stretch, the 20-year-old batted .375 (12-for-32) with two homers, five RBIs and six runs scored.
  • Infielder Grant Buckner tallied the first Dash hit of the ballgame, a single up the middle in the third inning. The West Virginia native has hits in three straight games played.
  • Second baseman Joey DeMichele’s ninth inning single provided the Dash with their only other knock, avoiding the first one-hit performance by a Winston-Salem team in a nine-inning game since becoming the Dash in 2009.
  • The Dash pace the Carolina League with nine shutout losses this season. During the previous three seasons, Winston-Salem was blanked a combined 15 times.
  • The Dash are 1-4 at Frawley Stadium this season, with three of those losses coming via shutout. Winston-Salem is batting a collective .158 (24-for-152) with two runs scored during those five games in Delaware.
  • Right-hander Terance Marin will get the start for the Dash tonight. During his last start at Frederick on Monday, the California native gave up five runs and ten hits in five innings, suffering the loss in the 6-3 setback. Overall this season, Marin is 3-2 with a 3.45 ERA.

BROADCAST INFORMATION:

Tonight’s game is available live on wsdash.com/broadcast. The Pregame Dash begins at 6:50 p.m., with the first pitch scheduled for 7:05.

- Dave

Game #101 Preview – Dash at Frederick

Game #101 – Road Game #51
Winston-Salem Dash (15-16, 45-55) at Frederick Keys (13-16, 45-51)
Monday, July 21 – 2 p.m.
Harry Grove Stadium (Frederick, Md.) 

GAME BACKGROUND:

Tony Bucciferro fell two outs shy of pitching a no-hitter as the Dash rolled to a 5-0 win over Frederick on Sunday night. The teams will play the rubber game of the series this afternoon.

Terance Marin will make just his second road start of the year on Monday (Steve Orcutt/W-S Dash).

Terance Marin will make just his second road start of the year on Monday (Steve Orcutt/W-S Dash).

STARTING LINEUP:

Jacob May – DH
Keenyn Walker – CF
Courtney Hawkins – LF
Jason Coats – RF
Joey DeMichele – 2B
Keon Barnum – 1B
Grant Buckner – 3B
Omar Narvaez – C
Cleuluis Rondon – SS
Terance Marin – RHP

DASH DOTS:

  • Glynn Davis’ one-out single in the ninth inning broke up Tony Bucciferro’s no-hit bid before the right-hander induced a double play to end the game. For more on Bucciferro’s accomplishments Sunday night, click here.
  • Outfielder Keenyn Walker extended his hitting streak to a season-best six games with an RBI triple in the sixth inning on Sunday. The extra-base hit broke a scoreless tie and helped propel the Dash to a four-run inning.
  • Outfielder Courtney Hawkins slugged his 15th homer of the season on Sunday, a two-run blast in the sixth inning. The 20-year-old is now tied for second in the Carolina League with Frederick’s Michael Burgess in home runs.
  • Shortstop Cleuluis Rondon registered three singles on Sunday. Since being promoted to the Dash from Low-A Kannapolis on July 2, the 20-year-old has five multi-hit efforts in 17 games with Winston-Salem.
  • Second baseman Joey DeMichele clubbed a solo homer in the sixth inning for his fourth round-tripper of the season. The Arizona native now has two home runs in 29 games since the All-Star Break, equaling his first half total (64 games).
  • The Dash logged their fourth shutout of an opponent this season and second away from BB&T Ballpark. Their last shutout win on the road was at Wilmington on April 13, a 1-0 triumph. By contrast, Winston-Salem has been blanked eight times in 2014.
  • The Dash have recently enjoyed a lot of success at Harry Grove Stadium. Since the start of the 2012 season, Winston-Salem has posted a 19-8 (.704) record in Frederick, including a 6-3 mark in 2014.
  • Right-hander Terance Marin will try to pitch the Dash to a series win in Frederick this afternoon. During his most recent start against Myrtle Beach last Wednesday, the California native allowed six runs (four earned) in five innings, suffering the loss in the 6-2 setback against the Pelicans. Overall, Marin is 3-1 with a 2.75 ERA this season.

BROADCAST INFORMATION:

Today’s game is available live on wsdash.com/broadcast. The Pregame Dash begins at 1:45 p.m., with the first pitch scheduled for 2.

- Dave

Game #96 Preview – Dash vs. Myrtle Beach

Game #96 – Home Game #48
Winston-Salem Dash (13-13, 43-52) vs. Myrtle Beach Pelicans (14-12, 58-36)
Wednesday, July 16 – 7 p.m.
BB&T Ballpark (Winston-Salem, NC)

GAME BACKGROUND:

The Dash lost three of four games at Carolina, falling 6-4 to the first-place Mudcats on Monday afternoon to conclude the series in Zebulon. Winston-Salem returns home to begin a three-game set against Myrtle Beach tonight.

Courtney Hawkins ranks second in the Carolina League in RBI. (Jody Stewart/W-S Dash)

Courtney Hawkins ranks second in the Carolina League in RBI. (Jody Stewart/W-S Dash)

STARTING LINEUP:

Jacob May – CF
Keenyn Walker – RF
Courtney Hawkins – LF
Jason Coats – DH
Keon Barnum – 1B
Joey DeMichele – 2B
Nick Basto – 3B
Omar Narvaez – C
Cleuluis Rondon – SS
Terance Marin – RHP

DASH DOTS:

• Outfielder Courtney Hawkins had a single, RBI and run scored in Monday’s contest. The 20-year-old ranks second in the Carolina League with 63 RBIs, trailing only Michael Burgess of Frederick (67) for the top spot.

• Outfielder Jason Coats had a run-scoring triple in Monday’s setback against Carolina. The Texas native is fourth in the Carolina League with 58 RBIs, and is currently riding a seven-game hitting streak.

• Outfielder Keenyn Walker matched a career-high with three stolen bases on Monday. The Utah native now has 135 swipes in his four-year professional career.

• Left-hander Jefferson Olacio pitched two and one-third scoreless innings in relief on Monday, surrendering only a hit and a hit batter. The 20-year-old has now made three straight appearances without allowing a run, spanning six innings.

• The Dash and Pelicans have met 13 times this season, with Myrtle Beach coming out on top on eight occasions. Winston-Salem has a 4-3 record against the Pelicans at BB&T Ballpark in 2014.

• Right-hander Terance Marin will look to keep things rolling for the Dash tonight. During his most recent outing against Myrtle Beach last Thursday, the California native pitched seven and one-third innings, allowing one run and six hits while striking out seven.

• Marin has been dazzling since his return to Winston-Salem on June 19. In five starts with the Dash, the 24-year-old is 3-0 with a 1.08 ERA, logging seven or more innings in four of those starts. Overall, Marin is 3-0 with a 2.10 ERA this season.

BROADCAST INFORMATION:

Tonight’s game is available live on wsdash.com/broadcast. The Pregame Dash begins at 6:45 p.m., with the first pitch scheduled for 7. Every Dash home game can be viewed on MiLB.tv.

- Dave

Game #92 Preview – Dash at Carolina

Game #92 – Road Game #45
Winston-Salem Dash (12-10, 42-49) at Carolina Mudcats (13-9, 42-47)
Friday, July 11 – 7 p.m.
Five County Stadium (Zebulon, NC)

GAME BACKGROUND:

The Dash took three-of-four from Myrtle Beach, clinching the series with a 3-2 win over the Pelicans on Thursday night at BB&T Ballpark. Winston-Salem now hits the road for a key four-game series at Carolina, beginning tonight.

Courtney Hawkins has been activated from the disabled list and will start tonight's game. (Jody Stewart/W-S Dash)

Courtney Hawkins returns from the disabled list and will start tonight. (Jody Stewart/W-S Dash)

STARTING LINEUP:

Jacob May – CF
Keenyn Walker – RF
Courtney Hawkins – LF
Jason Coats – DH
Keon Barnum – 1B
Joey DeMichele – 2B
Omar Narvaez – C
Justin Jirschele – 3B
Cleuluis Rondon – SS
Angel Sanchez – RHP

DASH DOTS:

• Outfielder Courtney Hawkins was activated from the disabled list this afternoon. The 20-year-old had been sidelined with a concussion since July 2 at Myrtle Beach, when he crashed into an outfield fence while making a catch. In a corresponding move, right-hander J.B. Wendelken has been placed on the disabled list, retroactive to July 9.

• Outfielder Jacob May slugged a leadoff homer in the bottom of the first inning on Thursday night. The 22-year-old now has two round-trippers this season, both coming this month against Myrtle Beach.

• Second baseman Joey DeMichele smacked his third home run of the season with a solo shot in the bottom of the third inning The Arizona native has now registered at least one hit in 17 of his last 19 games.

• First baseman Keon Barnum continued his recent surge at the plate, going 2-for-4 with a single, double and RBI. The 21-year-old now has hits in three straight games and five of his last six contests, all of them multi-hit efforts. During this stretch, Barnum is batting .435 (10-for-23).

• Outfielder Keenyn Walker recorded a single and stolen base on Thursday. During his last three games, the Utah native is batting .429 (6-for-14).

• Right-hander Terance Marin continues to shine during his second stint with Winston-Salem this season, allowing only one run in seven and one-third innings on Thursday. The California native has now allowed four earned runs in 33 and one-third innings since rejoining the Dash on June 19, spanning five starts.

• The Dash and Mudcats have met nine times this season, with Carolina holding a 5-4 series lead. The Mudcats took two-of-three at Five County Stadium on June 3-5. Carolina currently holds a one-game lead over the Dash for first place in the Southern Division.

• Right-hander Angel Sanchez will be making his second start with the Dash tonight. During his initial outing on Sunday against Wilmington, the 24-year-old surrendered just one run and four hits in seven innings, earning the win in the 7-1 victory over the Blue Rocks.

BROADCAST INFORMATION:

Tonight’s game is available live on wsdash.com/broadcast. The Pregame Dash begins at 6:45 p.m., with the first pitch scheduled for 7.

- Dave

Game #91 Preview – Dash vs. Myrtle Beach

Game #91 – Home Game #47
Winston-Salem Dash (11-10, 41-49) vs. Myrtle Beach Pelicans (12-9, 56-33)
Thursday, July 10 – 7 p.m.
BB&T Ballpark (Winston-Salem, NC)

GAME BACKGROUND:

The Dash had their three-game winning streak snapped on Wednesday, falling 12-3 to Myrtle Beach. Winston-Salem wraps up the seven-game homestand tonight with a chance to capture the four-game series against the Pelicans.

Jacob May is tied for the Minor League lead in stolen bases since June 1. (Jody Stewart/W-S Dash)

Jacob May is tied for the Minor League lead in stolen bases since June 1. (Jody Stewart/W-S Dash)

STARTING LINEUP:

Jacob May – CF
Keenyn Walker – LF
Joey DeMichele – 2B
Jason Coats – RF
Keon Barnum – 1B
Nick Basto – 3B
Omar Narvaez – C
Zach Voight – DH
Cleuluis Rondon – SS
Terance Marin – RHP

DASH DOTS:

• Shortstop Cleuluis Rondon went 2-for-4 in Wednesday’s loss, with two singles and a run scored. The 20-year-old has posted three consecutive multi-hit games, all coming in this series against Myrtle Beach.

• Outfielder Keenyn Walker registered two singles and two RBIs on Wednesday. The Utah native is now 5-for-10 during his last two games after being mired in an 0-for-20 slump.

• Outfielder Jason Coats recorded a single and double in Wednesday’s defeat. The Texas native has hits in four of his last five games and is batting .346 in 21 games since the All-Star Break, with three homers and 14 RBIs.

• Outfielder Jacob May tallied a single, double, stolen base and run scored against the Pelicans on Wednesday. Since the beginning of June, the 22-year-old is batting .346, is tied for first in Minor League Baseball with 23 stolen bases during that stretch and is second in the Minors with 33 runs scored.

• Winston-Salem will face a fourth consecutive left-handed starter from Myrtle Beach in this series, with Martire Garcia taking the mound tonight. The Dash have posted an 11-21 record when facing a southpaw starter in 2014.

• Right-hander Terance Marin will look to keep his hot streak going on the hill tonight. During his most recent start against Wilmington last Saturday, the 24-year-old allowed two runs and six hits while tying a career-high with eight innings pitched. He finished with a no-decision in the 3-2 setback against the Blue Rocks.

• Marin was released by the White Sox on April 11, but after he was re-signed on June 19, the California native has been stellar as a starter. The righty is 2-0 with a 1.04 ERA in his return to Winston-Salem, allowing three earned runs in 26 innings. Overall, Marin is 2-0 with a 2.33 ERA this season.

BROADCAST INFORMATION:

Tonight’s game will be broadcast live on 600 AM-WSJS in the Winston-Salem area, as is the case with every Thursday game throughout the season. The Pregame Dash will begin at 6:45 p.m., with the first pitch at 7. Every Dash home game can be viewed on MiLB.tv.

- Dave

Game #87 Preview – Dash vs. Wilmington

Game #87 – Home Game #43
Winston-Salem Dash (8-9, 38-48) vs. Wilmington Blue Rocks (8-8, 41-43)
Sunday, July 6 – 5 p.m.
BB&T Ballpark (Winston-Salem, NC)

GAME BACKGROUND:

The Dash suffered their third straight defeat on Saturday, falling 3-2 against Wilmington in front of 6,541 fans at BB&T Ballpark. Winston-Salem will try to avoid the rare home sweep this evening.

Keon Barnum is batting .369 since the All-Star Break. (Jody Stewart/W-S Dash)

Keon Barnum is batting .369 since the All-Star Break. (Jody Stewart/W-S Dash)

STARTING LINEUP:

Jacob May – CF
Keenyn Walker – LF
Joey DeMichele – 2B
Jason Coats – RF
Keon Barnum – 1B
Nick Basto – 3B
Justin Jirschele – DH
Omar Narvaez – C
Cleuluis Rondon – SS
Angel Sanchez – RHP

DASH DOTS:

Terance Marin put forth another strong outing on Saturday, tying a career-high eight innings while allowing two runs on six hits. Since returning to Winston-Salem on June 19, the right-hander has surrendered just three earned runs in 26 innings.

• Second baseman Joey DeMichele’s 14-game hitting streak was snapped on Saturday after going 0-for-4. It’s the longest stretch of consecutive games with a hit by a Dash player this season. During that span, the Arizona native batted .315 (17-for-54)

• Outfielder Jason Coats went 3-for-4 with three singles and two runs on Saturday. Since the All-Star Break, the Texas native is batting .333 with three homers and 10 RBIs in 17 games.

• First baseman Keon Barnum went 2-for-3 on Saturday with a single, double and RBI. The 21-year-old has registered hits in three of his last four contests, and is batting .369 in 17 games since the All-Star Break.

• Winston-Salem is batting only .159 (10-for-63) in the first two games of this series against Wilmington. The Dash have scored 32 runs in the first 11 meetings with the Blue Rocks, averaging 2.67 per-game. As a result, Winston-Salem has a 5-7 record against Delaware’s Carolina League squad.

• The Dash have only been swept twice at BB&T Ballpark since the facility opened in 2010. Salem won three straight from the Dash on August 14-16, 2013, while Frederick took all three contests in a rain-altered series on April 16-17.

• Right-hander Angel Sanchez will make his first Dash start this evening. The 24-year-old has spent most of 2014 in Double-A, pitching with Jacksonville (Marlins’ affiliate) and Montgomery (Rays’ affiliate) before he was claimed off waivers by the White Sox on July 4. He has a combined record of 0-9, with a 7.04 ERA this season.

BROADCAST INFORMATION:

This evening’s game is available live on wsdash.com/broadcast. The Pregame Dash begins at 4:45 p.m., with the first pitch scheduled for 5.

- Dave

Game #86 Preview – Dash vs. Wilmington

Game #86 – Home Game #42
Winston-Salem Dash (8-8, 38-47) vs. Wilmington Blue Rocks (7-8, 40-43)
Saturday, July 5 – 7 p.m.
BB&T Ballpark (Winston-Salem, NC)

GAME BACKGROUND:

The Dash were blanked by Wilmington 5-0 on Friday night, suffering their fourth straight loss on Independence Day. A record crowd of 8,184 came out to BB&T Ballpark to witness the contest.

Euclides Leyer pitched two and one-third scoreless innings in relief Friday. (Jody Stewart/W-S Dash)

Euclides Leyer pitched two and one-third scoreless innings in relief Friday. (Jody Stewart/W-S Dash)

STARTING LINEUP:

Jacob May – CF
Keenyn Walker – LF
Joey DeMichele – 2B
Jason Coats – RF
Keon Barnum – 1B
Nick Basto – 3B
Grant Buckner – DH
Omar Narvaez – C
Cleuluis Rondon – SS
Terance Marin – RHP

DASH DOTS:

• Wilmington starter Glenn Sparkman held the Dash hitless for the first six and one-third innings. The last time Winston-Salem was no-hit was in a seven-inning game against Frederick on July 3, 2003, when John Maine accomplished the feat.

• Second baseman Joey DeMichele broke up the no-hit bid with a seventh inning single, extending his hitting streak to 14 games in the process. It’s the longest stretch of consecutive games with a hit by a Dash player this season, surpassing Justin Jirchele’s mark of 13 straight from May 1 through June 4.

• The Dash bullpen turned in another solid performance on Friday, with Euclides Leyer allowing just one hit in two and one-third innings, while Brad Goldberg tossed two perfect innings with four strikeouts. Winston-Salem relievers have not allowed a run in their last 11 innings pitched, spanning three games.

• With Friday’s loss, the Dash have never won a Fourth of July game at BB&T Ballpark in four attempts. Salem defeated Winston-Salem 9-7 in 2011, while Myrtle Beach knocked off the Dash in 2012 (8-4) and 2013 (8-5 in 11 innings).

• Winston-Salem was shut out for the eighth time this season on Friday. Prior to 2014, they had not suffered more than six shutout losses in any single campaign, and were blanked a combined 15 times from 2011 through 2013.

• The Dash have scored just 30 runs in their first 11 meetings (2.7 per-game) with Wilmington this season, posting a 5-6 record against the Blue Rocks along the way.

• Right-hander Terance Marin will start on the mound for Winston-Salem tonight. During his most recent start against Carolina on Monday, the California native tossed a career-high eight innings, allowing just two hits and a walk. Overall this season, Marin has a 2-0 record and 2.37 ERA.

• Since returning to the Dash on June 19, Marin has excelled as a starter. In three outings, the righty is 2-0 with a 0.50 ERA. The 24-year-old was released by the White Sox on April 9 and regained his form with independent league Evansville before the White Sox re-signed him in mid-June.

BROADCAST INFORMATION:

Tonight’s game will be telecast live in the Winston-Salem area on My 48, beginning at 7 p.m. The contest is also available live on wsdash.com/broadcast, with the Pregame Dash starting at 6:45 p.m.

- Dave

Game #82 Preview – Dash at Myrtle Beach

Game #82 – Road Game #42
Winston-Salem Dash (7-5, 37-44) at Myrtle Beach Pelicans (7-4, 51-28)
Tuesday, July 1 – 7:05 p.m.
TicketReturn.com Field (Myrtle Beach, SC)

GAME BACKGROUND:

The Dash avoided a rare home sweep by blanking Carolina 3-0 at BB&T Ballpark on Monday night. Winston-Salem opens a three-game series at first-place Myrtle Beach tonight.

Jefferson Olacio will make his second straight start tonight at Myrtle Beach. (Jody Stewart/W-S Dash)

Jefferson Olacio will make his second straight start tonight at Myrtle Beach. (Jody Stewart/W-S Dash)

STARTING LINEUP:

Jacob May – DH
Joey DeMichele – 2B
Courtney Hawkins – LF
Jason Coats – RF
Keon Barnum – 1B
Grant Buckner – 3B
Zach Voight – SS
Michael Marjama – C
Keenyn Walker – CF
Jefferson Olacio – LHP

DASH DOTS:

• In the 96 series that have taken place at BB&T Ballpark, only two have resulted in sweeps for the opponent. Salem won three straight in the Triad from August 14-16, 2013, while Frederick swept the Dash in a rain-altered three-game series on April 16-17.

Terance Marin threw a career-high eight innings on Monday, surrendering just two hits and one walk while striking out four. Since returning to Winston-Salem on June 19, the right-hander has allowed only one earned run in 19 innings.

• First baseman Keon Barnum went 4-for-4 with two singles, a double and a solo homer in Monday’s win. The Florida native’s four knocks tied a career-high, and was his second four-hit game in the last eight days.

• Second baseman Joey DeMichele extended his hitting streak to ten games with a third-inning double on Monday. It’s the sixth double-digit hitting streak recorded by a Dash player this season.

• Outfielder Jacob May fell just shy of a double-digit hitting streak, going 0-for-3 with a sacrifice bunt in Monday’s win. The reigning Carolina League Player of the Week batted .474 (18-for-38) during his stretch of nine straight games with a hit.

• Outfielder Jason Coats slugged his 13th homer of the season on Monday, pulling into a three-way tie for second place in the Carolina League with teammate Courtney Hawkins and Frederick’s Michael Burgess.

• The Dash and Myrtle Beach have met six previous times this season, with the Pelicans winning five of those contests. That includes a three-game sweep at TicketReturn.com Field from May 12-14.

• Left-hander Jefferson Olacio will be making his second straight start and fourth of the season tonight. Last Friday at Frederick, the 20-year-old threw four scoreless innings while striking out three. Olacio has not allowed an earned run in any of his previous three starts, spanning 10 innings.

BROADCAST INFORMATION:

Tonight’s game is available live on wsdash.com/broadcast. The Pregame Dash begins at 6:50 p.m., with the first pitch scheduled for 7:05.

- Dave

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