Two Out Hits Doom Blue Rocks in Series Finale

Wilmington, DE – The Wilmington Blue Rocks (64-59/25-28) could not keep the Frederick Keys (57/64-26-26) off the scoreboard in a 9-2 loss Thursday night at Frawley Stadium. Frederick plated eight of its nine runs with two outs and forced a split in the pivotal four-game series. Chris DeVito paced the offense with three hits, including a double.  Despite the loss, the Rocks did not lose ground to the leading Salem Red Sox in the Northern Division Wild Card race and remain 2.5 games back after Salem fell to Potomac Thursday night as well.   Frederick struck first with a Yermin Mercedes RBI single to give the Rocks a 1-0 deficit.  In the second, the Keys…

Wilmington Blue Rocks lose to Myrtle Beach Pelicans

Persistent Pelicans Pull Past Rocks Two Wilmington Rallies Not Enough as Series Evens at One   Myrtle Beach, SC —  The Wilmington Blue Rocks rallied back from a pair of early deficits, but could not manage a third comeback effort on Friday. Two fifth-inning runs put the Myrtle Beach Pelicans ahead to stay in a 6-3 win at TicketReturn.com Field. The Rocks committed three defensive miscues, while Matt Tenuta walked five and allowed five runs in four frames to take the loss. Wilmington has dropped seven of its last eight and 13 of the previous 16 games.   Tenuta allowed lead-off hits in each of the first two innings, which both resulted in runs. Charcer…