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RedHawks get rolling early to take down Winnipeg

F-M surged for four runs in the third inning

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WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Fargo-Moorhead's offense came alive early to spark the RedHawks to a 7-3 win over Winnipeg on Wednesday in American Association baseball at Shaw Park.

Leobaldo Pina belted a two-run home run, his seventh this year, for the RedHawks in the top of the first inning.

F-M poured it on in the top of the third, bringing home four runs. John Silviano started the surge with an RBI single to make it 3-0. Sam Dexter followed with a two-run single and Ben Livorsi capped the inning with an RBI double, making it 6-0. Dexter tacked on a sacrifice fly in the ninth for his team-leading third RBI of the game.

Drew Ward finished with a team-high three hits and three runs for the RedHawks. Pina had two hits, two runs and two RBIs. Livorsi had two hits and an RBI.

Peyton Wigginton (2-1) got the win for the RedHawks. He tossed six innings, giving up three runs on five hits with two walks and five strikeouts.

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F-M (30-12) and Winnipeg (23-18) are slated to square off in the series finale at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

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