RedHawks dig big hole, can't climb out in loss to Lincoln
Fargo-Moorhead fell behind by six runs in the first two innings and four Saltdogs pitchers made the lead stand on Saturday at Newman Outdoor Field.
FARGO — Fargo-Moorhead dug itself a big hole early and four Lincoln pitchers wouldn't let the RedHawks dig out in a 7-2 Saltdogs win on Saturday before 3,792 at Newman Outdoor Field.
Lincoln led 6-0 after two innings and the RedHawks couldn't get on the board until the seventh inning, when Rymer Liriano and Evan Alexander both singled in runs.
Lincoln starter and winner Garett Delano allowed two runs on eight hits, walking one and striking out four, in 6-1/3 innings.
Saltdogs reliever Matt Cronin pitched a hitless inning, striking out two. Relievers David Zoz and Carter Hope cleaned up the final 1-2/3 innings.
F-M's John Silviano was 2 for 3 and was the lone RedHawk with multiple hits. Starter Taylor Bloye took the loss, going five innings and allowing five earned runs on 11 hits.
The RedHawks and Saltdogs wrap up a three-game set at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 3, at Newman.
The RedHawks are off on the 4th of July and open a three-game series hosting Winnipeg at 7:02 p.m. Tuesday, July 5.