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Mississippi Braves slip past the Biloxi Shuckers 5-4 in 12 innings Wednesday night


It looked as if the Biloxi Shuckers would post another win over Mississippi on Wednesday, but closer Matt Ramsey would give up one run on one hit with 2 base on balls and 3 strikeouts in the bottom of the ninth and the Braves tied the game at 3-3.   He would be ejected after arguing with the home plate umpire.  Before tonight Ramsey was perfect 14 for 14 in save opportunities. 

Josh Uhen (L, 1-1) suffered the loss for the Shuckers.  in 2 2/3 innings he gave up 2 runs on 3 hits and 2 base on balls.

Michael Choice led Biloxi with 3 hits in 5 at-bats He had a double, scored a run and had one RBI. Blake Allemand was 2-for-5 with 1 RBI and scored a run.

Ronald Acuna led the Braves with 2 hits in 5 at-bats with 2 RBI.  Jared James had 2 hits in 6 trips to the plate, scored a run and had an RBI.

Michael Mader (W, 4-3) posted the win.  He pitched the top of the 12th and gave up no runs, no hits and 1 strikeout.

The Shuckers (31-29) close out their five-game road series with the Braves (30-29) at Trustmark Park in Pearl 7:00 p.m. on Thursday.  

Pensacola (33-26) dropped a double-header to Mobile, so the Shuckers are 2 games behind the Blue Wahoos in the Southern League South Division standings.

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