Pitching was the name of the game Monday night in Pensacola. Former Shuckers pitcher Austin Ross got the best of his former teammates in a 3-1 victory. Ross,a former LSU standout, tossed seven shutout innings and struck out nine Biloxi batters to earn his third win of the season to remain unbeaten.
Aristedes Aquino belted a solo home run to center off Shuckers starter Angel Ventura (L, 0-3). Ventura would allow only two runs in six innings to suffer his third loss on the season.
Biloxi mounted a comeback in the top of the eighth inning off Blue Wahoos reliever Geoff Broussard. Johnny Davis singled, stole second and scored a a double off the bat of Dustin DeMuth.
The Blue Wahoos added an insurance run in the bottom of the eighth and Broussard earned the save. Each team had 5 hits on the night.
Biloxi (11-14) will have Tuesday off and return to MGM Park opening a five-game home series with Montgomery beginning 6:35 Wednesday night.
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