May 30, 2019

Dylan Bells had a strong outing against the Beavers on Thursday night. Photo by Wanda Harron Photography


The Regina Red Sox improved to 2-0 with a 10-3 victory over the Weyburn Beavers in front of 350 fans at Currie Field.


Weyburn took a 2-0 lead in the first inning but the Red Sox responded with two runs in the third inning, three runs in the fourth frame, three runs in the sixth inning and two runs in the eighth. Weyburn scored once in the ninth and dropped to 0-2 in the Western Canadian Baseball League’s Eastern Division.


Griffin Keller led the Sox with a four-for-five night and four RBI. He’s hitting .667 (six hits in nine late appearances) in two games. Rookie Dylan Edmands was three-for-three with a walk. He collected two RBI with a two-run homer in the fourth inning. Wesley Moss and Ethan Klebeck had two hits for the Sox.


Mark Lopez, the second of five Sox pitchers, earned the victory with 2 1/3 innings of work. He allowed 2 hits while striking out three.


Weyburn starter Darrick Watts took the loss, giving up five earned runs and seven hits in four innings.


The Sox are now on the road for three games — they’re in Weyburn on Friday and in Melville on Saturday and Sunday.


The next home game for the Sox is Wed., June 5 when the Yorkton Cardinals come to Currie Field for a 7:05 p.m. contest.


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