Biloxi Shuckers

Woodruff dominant as Shuckers top Wahoos 3-1

By PATRICK MAGEE

pmagee@sunherald.com

Biloxi Shuckers right-hander Brandon Woodruff was named the Southern League’s Pitcher of the Month for July.
Biloxi Shuckers right-hander Brandon Woodruff was named the Southern League’s Pitcher of the Month for July. Biloxi Shuckers

Mississippi State product Brandon Woodruff continued his impressive run on the mound for the Biloxi Shuckers in a 3-1 win over the Pensacola Blue Wahoos Monday night.

The right-hander threw seven scoreless innings, striking out six and walking none to improve his record to 7-6. He gave up five hits and walked six.

Brett Phillips and Jacob Nottingham both had solo homers for the Shuckers (57-56). Phillips leads the team with 13 long balls this season.

Dustin Demuth also added an RBI single for Biloxi.

Stephen Kohlscheen picked up his 18th save of the season, giving up Pensacola's lone run in the ninth inning.

Tyrone Phillips led the 14-hit effort for the Shuckers with a 3-for-4 night.

Biloxi closes the home series against Pensacola with a 6:40 p.m. first pitch on Tuesday night.

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