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With a dominant offensive performance, the Winston-Salem Dash defeated the Salem Red Sox 9-3 and 7-2 on Tuesday in a doubleheader at BB&T Ballpark.

In the first game, the Dash scored their first runs in the bottom of the second inning on a homer to left field by catcher Carlos Perez, and a score by Zach Remillard, putting the Dash up 2-0.

Their lead was extended to 5-0 after a Red Sox error in the bottom of the third that lead to runs by Steele Walker and Jameson Fisher.

The Dash scored four more times throughout the bottom of the fourth, pushing the lead to 9-0 by the fifth.

The Red Sox’s lone score of the game came on a homer by outfielder Victor Acosta, making the score 9-3.

Pitcher Jorgan Cavanerio (2-0) got the win for the Dash pitching six innings. Cavanerio allowed five hits, had three strikeouts, and ended his night with an ERA of 3.90.

Infielder Mitch Roman was 2-for-3 and scored twice, while Perez and Walker, 1-for-3, and 2-for-4 respectively, both finished the game with two RBIs.

In the second game, the Dash scored two in the first, one in the third, and three more in the fourth, backing the sharp pitching of starter Jake Elliott and relievers Codi Heuer and Luis Ledo. Elliott picked up the win to improve to 4-1.

The Dash will be back in action for the final game of a three game series against the Red Sox today at 7.

dash 9, red sox 3

First Game

Salem 000 030 0 — 3 6 2

Winston-Salem 023 400 X — 9 9 0

Red Sox AB R H BI W K AVG

Curcio RF 3 1 0 0 1 0 .091

Acosta DH 2 1 1 3 1 0 .301

Fitzgerald SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 .315

Corcino LF 3 0 0 0 0 2 .220

Wilson CF 3 0 1 0 0 1 .313

Benge 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .250

Nishioka 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .217

Rusconi 2B 3 1 3 0 0 0 .207

Sciortino C 3 0 0 0 0 1 .146

Totals 26 3 6 3 2 4 .257

2B: Rusconi (10, Escorcia). HR: Acosta (1, 5th inning off Cavanerio, 2 on, 2 out). TB: Acosta 4; Fitzgerald; Rusconi 4; Wilson. RBI: Acosta 3 (23). 2-out RBI: Acosta 3. LOB: 4. E: Nishioka (8, throw); Fitzgerald (8, throw).

Dash AB R H BI W K AVG

Muno LF 3 1 1 1 1 1 .296

Roman 2B 3 2 2 0 1 0 .571

Walker CF 4 2 2 2 0 1 .224

Fisher 1B 4 1 1 0 0 2 .275

Remillard SS 3 1 1 0 0 0 .310

Dedelow RF 2 0 0 0 0 0 .252

Perez C 3 1 1 2 0 1 .271

George DH 2 1 0 0 1 0 .239

Yrizarri 3B 3 0 1 0 0 1 .219

Totals 27 9 9 5 3 6 .259

2B: Remillard (13, Diaz, J); Walker (4, Politi); Fisher (18, Diaz, J). HR: Perez, C (2, 2nd inning off Diaz, J, 1 on, 2 out). TB: Fisher 2; Muno; Perez, C 4; Remillard 2; Roman 2; Walker 3; Yrizarri. RBI: Muno (21); Perez, C 2 (18); Walker 2 (13). 2-out RBI: Perez, C 2; Walker. LOB: 4. SB: Muno (6, 3rd base off Politi/Sciortino). CS: Muno (3, home by Diaz, J/Sciortino).

Red Sox IP H R ER W K ERA

Diaz (L, 2-6) 22/3 5 5 3 1 2 7.51

Politi 1 2 4 2 2 3 7.39

Gomez 21/3 2 0 0 0 1 2.77

Dash IP H R ER W K ERA

Cavanerio (W, 2-0) 6 5 3 3 2 3 3.90

Escorcia 1 1 0 0 0 1 6.50

WP: Diaz, J; Politi. HBP: Dedelow (by Diaz, J). T: 2:27.

Dash 7, Red Sox 2

Second Game

Salem 010 010 0 — 2 4 0

Winston-Salem 201 301 X — 7 9 0

Red Sox AB R H BI W K AVG

Curcio RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 .080

Acosta LF 3 0 1 0 0 1 .302

Fitzgerald SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 .311

Castellanos 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .275

Wilson CF 3 1 1 0 0 2 .314

Benge DH 2 0 0 0 1 0 .246

Rusconi 2B 3 0 1 1 0 1 .209

Madden C 3 1 1 0 0 2 .194

Batesole 3B 2 0 0 0 0 2 .000

Totals 25 2 4 1 1 9 .255

TB: Acosta; Madden; Rusconi; Wilson. RBI: Rusconi (17). LOB: 3. Outfield assists: Curcio (Roman at 2nd base).

Dash AB R H BI W K AVG

Muno LF 2 2 2 0 2 0 .313

Roman 2B 4 1 3 2 0 0 .636

Walker CF 3 0 2 2 0 0 .236

Fisher 1B 2 0 0 0 1 2 .273

Remillard SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 .305

Dedelow RF 3 1 1 0 0 2 .254

Skoug C 2 2 1 1 1 1 .231

George DH 1 1 0 0 2 0 .237

Moniot 3B 3 0 0 1 0 1 .000

Totals 23 7 9 6 6 6 .260

2B: Dedelow (10, Smith, H); Roman 2 (2, Smith, H, Smith, H). 3B: Muno (3, Smith, H). HR: Skoug (3, 6th inning off Schellenger, 0 on, 0 out). TB: Dedelow 2; Muno 4; Roman 5; Skoug 4; Walker 2. RBI: Moniot (1); Roman 2 (2); Skoug (11); Walker 2 (15). LOB: 4. CS: Walker (2, 2nd base by Smith, H/Madden).

Red Sox IP H R ER W K ERA

Smith (L, 0-4) 31/3 7 6 6 3 3 7.12

Demchak 12/3 1 0 0 1 2 7.15

Schellenger 1 1 1 1 2 1 11.12

Dash IP H R ER W K ERA

Elliott 3 3 1 1 1 3 3.66

Heuer (W, 4-1) 2 1 1 1 0 3 3.06

Ledo 2 0 0 0 0 3 2.59

WP: Demchak; Heuer 2. T: 2:05. Att: 5,366.

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