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Shuckers extended their winning streak to 4 games with 1-0 win over Pensacola

The Biloxi Shuckers held their second annual job fair Saturday at MGM Park. (Photo source: Biloxi Shuckers) The Biloxi Shuckers held their second annual job fair Saturday at MGM Park. (Photo source: Biloxi Shuckers)
BILOXI, MS (Biloxi Shuckers) -

Pitching was the name of the game Thursday night under perfect weather conditions at MGM Park as 2,405 fans watched 23-year-old Wei Chung Wang toss 5 shutout innings for Biloxi.  

Wang (2-0, 1.69 ERA) gave up only 2 hits, tossed 5 strikeouts with 2 base on balls.  Tristan Archer pitched 2.1 innings.  The Blue Wahoos were able to get only 2 hits off Archer and he had a strikeout.  Jed Bradley tossed 1 inning of shutout baseball with 2 strikeouts and newly acquired Stephen Kohischeen pitched 0.2 innings and picked up the save.  He gave up 1 hit.  

Bottom of the third inning Biloxi's Tyrone Taylor provided the big hit for the Shuckers, a solo blast that sailed over the left-center field wall for his first home run and first RBI of the season.

Rookie Davis (2-1, 1.00 ERA) started the game for the Blue Wahoos and suffered his first loss of the season.  Davis gave up 4 hits, with 5 strikeouts and the lone run, the Taylor home run.

Alejandro Chacin pitched 1 inning for Pensacola and gave only no hits with 1 strikeout.

The Shuckers were out hit 5 to 4, but got the lone run and pick up win their 11th win against 3 losses.

Biloxi will hit the road for a 5-game series at Trustmark Park beginning 7 p.m. Friday in Pearl facing the Mississippi Braves.   

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