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Rome wins fourth straight, beats Hickory 3-2 in 10 innings

Jared James played the hero with a 10th inning RBI to help the red-hot Rome Braves to their fourth straight win in a 3-2 victory over Hickory Friday night.

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James went 2-for-5 in the game, including his two-out double that scored Ray-Patrick Didder for the winning run.

Another offensive hero in the game was white-hot Austin Riley, who homered twice in his first two times up in the game, and the second was his fourth homer in his last four at bats.  Riley went 2-for-3 in the game with two homers, two runs, two RBIs and two walks.

Touki Toussaint had a solid start, giving up only one run on three hits in five innings.  He struck out five and walked only one batter.

Grayson Jones gave up a run, earning him his second blown save of the season, leading to an opportunity for Corbin Clouse to pick up his fourth win of the year, moving him to 4-0.  He struck out four batters in 2.2 innings of work. Devan Watts got his sixth save of the season.

For a full recap from the Rome Braves, click HERE.

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