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Jorge Lopez leads Biloxi Shuckers on the mound and at the plate in 9-2 over Smokies

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -

Biloxi Shuckers pitcher Jorge Lopez got the job done on the mound against the Tennessee Smokies.  Lopez posted his eight win of the season against three losses.  He gave up 2 runs on 6 hits with 2 base on balls and 4 strikeouts in 5.2 innings.  Lopez also helped his own cause at the plate with a two-run double and he also scored a run.

Nathan Orf went 3 for 5 at the plate with 2 doubles, 2 runs scored and one RBI. Brandon Macias had 2 hits in 4 at-bats and 2 RBI.

The Shuckers improve to 9-9 in the second half of the Southern League South Division standings, 52-34 overall.

Tennessee drops to 47-39.

Biloxi will have Tuesday off before opening a seven-game home stand at MGM Park in Biloxi beginning at 7:10 p.m. Wednesday hosting the Chattanooga Lookouts for a five-game series.  

The Shuckers will close out the seven-game home stand July 20th and 21st hosting the Mobile BayBears.


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