Biloxi pitcher Angel Ventura kept the Braves off-balance Tuesday night. In 7 innings, Ventura (W, 3-4) gave up one run on three hits with six strikeouts. Nick Ramirez pitched the final two innings, gave up no runs on three hits.
Blake Allemand carried a big stick at the plate. He went 4-for-4, had 3 RBI and scored 2 runs. Johnny Davis had 2 hits in 4 at-bats and scored a run.
The Shuckers improved to 31-27 and occupy second place in the Southern League South Division, 2 1/2 games behind division leading Pensacola.
The Shuckers and Braves meet again 6:35 p.m. Wednesday at Trustmark Park in Pearl.