Salem Shuts out Lynchburg 5-0 in Carolina League Baseball
Salem - The Hillcats were shut out for the first time this season Monday night at LewisGale Field. The Red Sox defeated Lynchburg 5-0. Only two of the five Salem runs were earned as each of the three Hillcat errors led to their own unearned run. The Hillcats only managed four hits in the game, their lowest total of the year.
RHP Keith Couch (2-1) earned the win for Salem with six innings of relief. He allowed no runs on four hits, and struck out seven.
The Hillcats are now 7-3 and still in first place in the Carolina League Northern Division.