Relief pitcher Nick Ramirez displayed his power at the plate in the bottom of the 6th inning when he blasted a grand slam home run that propelled the
Biloxi Shuckers past the Jumbo Shrimp 5-2 Tuesday night at MGM Park before an announced crowd of 1,897 fans.
Ramirez kept Jacksonville off the scoreboard in the three innings he pitched and posted his 4th win of the season against one loss. He gave up two hits with 2 base on balls and 1 strikeout.
Dustin DeMuth added a solo home run in the bottom of the 7th.
Forrest Snow who was added to the Shuckers roster started the game on the mound and responded by not giving up a run in 4 innings with 4 strikeouts. The right handed pitcher was transferred to the Shuckers after recently being sent to Triple A Colorado Springs. In 17 previous relief appearances with Biloxi, Snow posted a 4-2 record with a 3.97 earned run average.
Snow as added to the Shuckers roster when pitcher Luis Ortiz was placed on the 7-day disabled list.
Biloxi won the five-game series with 3 wins and 2 losses against the Jumbo Shrimp.
The Shuckers (34-31) open a five-game road series at Mobile 12:05 Wednesday afternoon.
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