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Brown's effort not enough as P-Nats down Mudcats

Posted August 16

A pitcher’s duel broke out on Saturday night at Pfitzner Stadium as the Potomac Nationals wrestled away a 2-1 win over the Carolina Mudcats. The Nationals (28-22, 66-53) won their eighth straight over the Mudcats (25-29, 54-67) behind a stellar effort from Ian Dickson.

Dickson (4-8) tossed an eight-inning one-hitter against the Mudcats. He allowed four base runners on the night with his only blemish a single by LeVon Washington in the second. He finished with two walks and eight strikeouts. Gilberto Mendez faced one batter, striking out Joe Sever in the ninth, to record his 11th save.

D.J. Brown (2-7) was left with the loss despite another quality start. The right-hander allowed two runs, one earned, on six hits across six innings. He walked one and whiffed five.

Potomac ended a scoreless stalemate in the third when Pedro Severino smashed a solo shot out to left for his eighth home run of the year. A costly error gave the Nationals the deciding run in the fourth. With two away, Khayyan Norfork worked a walk and moved to second on a single by Estarlin Martinez to left. The liner was misplayed by Washington and rolled to the warning track as Norfork scored.

The Mudcats mounted a comeback in the ninth inning against reliever Jake Walsh. With one down, Yandy Diaz launched a triple into the right-center gap. Jerrud Sabourin followed with a single through the left side to break up the shutout. Alex Monsalve hit into a force-out at second and Mendez came on to fan Sever for the final out.

The Mudcats finish their series against the Potomac Nationals on Sunday evening. First pitch at Pfitzner Stadium is set for 6:05 p.m.

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