MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Ray-Patrick Didder homered twice, and Ian Anderson allowed just two hits over six innings as the Mississippi Braves defeated the Mobile BayBears 6-0 on Sunday. The win snapped a five-game losing streak for the Braves and a three-game winning streak for the BayBears.
Anderson (1-1) picked up the win after he struck out eight and walked two.
In the top of the first, Mississippi grabbed the lead on a two-run single by Ryan Casteel and an RBI single by Jonathan Morales. The Braves then added two runs in the fourth and a run in the ninth. In the fourth, Didder hit a two-run home run before he hit a solo home run in the ninth.
Luis Madero (0-1) went four innings, allowing five runs and five hits in the Southern League game. He also struck out five and walked one.
The BayBears were held off the scoreboard for the sixth time this season, while the Braves’ staff recorded their second shutout of the year.