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Shorebirds Snap Losing Skid, Down Augusta

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Salisbury, MD -  The Delmarva Shorebirds snapped their losing streak Wednesday night with a 5-0 shut out win over Augusta.

Steven Brault dealt a gem, striking out 8 over six innings of work.  But in a pitching battle, the Shorebirds wouldn't get on the board til the 6th. A line drive shot to right appeared to be trapped which allowed the go-ahead run to score. Augusta manager Mike Goff was ejected following the play, arguing that Tyler Horan caught the ball on a diving effort.

The Shorebirds offense would explode from there, as they piled on 4 more runs in the next two innings. Rheault came in to close it for Delmarva.

The Shorebirds and GreenJackets continue the series on Thursday. Left-hander Mitch Horacek (0-3,  4.61) will start for Delmarva against Augusta right Keury Mella (2-1, 3.04). First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 pm at Perdue Stadium.

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