Perez's ninth-inning homer lifts BayBears to 1-0 win over Shucke - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

Perez's ninth-inning homer lifts BayBears to 1-0 win over Shuckers

BayBears center fielder Evan Marzilli makes a diving catch to begin a double play. BayBears center fielder Evan Marzilli makes a diving catch to begin a double play.
BayBears center fielder Evan Marzilli is congratulated by teammates after his diving catch initiated an inning-ending double play. BayBears center fielder Evan Marzilli is congratulated by teammates after his diving catch initiated an inning-ending double play.
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -

Michael Perez's solo home run with two outs off Biloxi reliever Stephen Kohlscheen in the ninth inning proved to be the only run needed for the Mobile BayBears in a 1-0 win over the Shuckers Friday night.

Biloxi starter Jorge Ortega gave up five hits and struck out six in 6 1/3 innings, while his counterpart Matt Koch lasted five innings and also struck out six while giving up four hits.

Jacob Nottingham was the only hitter in the Shuckers lineup to record a multi-hit night, registering two hits in four at-bats. Kyle Wren, Garrett Cooper and Brandon Macias contributed the other base hits.

The BayBears (22-26) have won three of the last four games with the Shuckers (27-21) and will play again Saturday at 7:10 p.m.

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