LAKEWOOD, N.J. -- Lakewood erupted with four runs in the fifth inning to erase a 3-0 deficit en route to a 6-3 victory over the Charleston RiverDogs on Tuesday that ended a three-game losing streak.
Charleston (11-15) scored three times in the third for a 3-0 lead against Jarred Cosart, highlighted by an RBI double from Zoilo Almonte, an RBI fielder's choice by Rob Lyerly and DeAngelo Mack's infield RBI single.
Cosart, who was just activated from the DL, lasted just four innings, allowing three runs on three hits with two walks and three strikeouts.
Shaeffer Hall (1-1) took his first professional loss, surrendering six runs on eight hits in 5 1/3 innings of work.
Colby Shreve (2-0) earned the win for Lakewood (14-12) in five scoreless innings of two-hit ball while walking one and fanning one.
Shreve retired 10 consecutive batters between the sixth and ninth innings before Kelvin Castro's one-out single.
Castro went 2 for 4 to lead the RiverDogs.
The third game of the series is set for today at 11 a.m. Graham Stoneburner (0-3, 2.61 ERA) will start for the RiverDogs, while Lakewood will send southpaw Nick Hernandez (2-0, 2.12 ERA) to the hill.
E--Paredes, Ruf, Valle. DP--Charleston 1. LOB--Charleston 8; Lakewood 4. 2B--Almonte, Santana, Hewitt. SH--Almonte. SF--James. SB--Lyerly, Castro, Barnes, Santana, Ruff, Buschini. CS--Ruf.
Time--2:18. Att: 5,001.