Nissen Dazzles as RedHawks Soar over Goldeyes
FARGO, N.D. – The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks scored six runs in the third inning en route to an 11-3 win against the Winnipeg Goldeyes on Tuesday night at Newman Outdoor Field. Logan Nissen pitched a shutout through five innings and only allowed one run on five hits over 6.0 innings of work. Jordan George, who spent the 2020 season with Winnipeg, hit a three-run home run and now leads the RedHawks in RBIs with 33.
RedHawks right-handed starter Logan Nissen (2-3) pitched six innings and allowed only one run on five hits and three walks. Nissen got his second win of the season and his first since May 28. RHP Luke Lind made his RedHawks debut in the seventh inning and allowed two runs on a hit and a walk but struck out three batters in 1.1 innings pitched. LHP Tevin Murray and RHP Alex DuBord each pitched one third of an inning before LHP Mark Finkelnburg faced the minimum and struck out two in the ninth inning.
Fargo-Moorhead got the hit parade going in the third, with seven of their 11 hits coming in that inning. The RedHawks scored three more runs in the seventh inning and two runs in the eighth to extend their lead. Alex Boxwell was 3-for-4 with a double and Correlle Prime was 2-for-4 with 3 RBIs and a run scored in the win. Manuel Boscan could not extend his 11-game hitting streak but had a walk, hit two sacrifice flies, and scored a run in the win.
Winnipeg starter Joey Gonzalez (2-3) pitched six innings and allowed eight runs on eight hits and two walks. Gonzalez struck out four batters and got his third loss of the season. In relief, the Goldeyes turned to LHP Travis Seabrooke. Seabrooke pitched one inning and allowed one run on one hit and one walk while striking out a batter. RHP Jake Polanic finished the game and allowed two runs in the eighth inning.
The Goldeyes scored one run off of a Kyle Martin double in the sixth and scored two more in the eighth. Center fielder Tyler Hill led the way for Winnipeg and was 2-for-3 with two doubles, two walks, and a run scored in the game. The Goldeyes hit into three double plays and left eight runners on base.
Fargo-Moorhead and Winnipeg will continue their series with a 7:02 p.m. game on Wednesday night in Fargo. RHP Bret Helton is expected to start for the RedHawks and RHP Mike Webb is expected to start for the Goldeyes. Wednesday night is college night at the ballpark! Students with valid college ID receive general admission tickets for only $3.
By Chad Ekren, Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks