Mummey Finishes a Triple Shy of Cycle in Keys Win in Salem
CF Trent Mummey made a statement with a long home run down the right field line in the first inning and the Keys offense continued to tell the tale as Frederick jumped out to a nine-run lead en route to a 9-4 win over Salem at Lewis-Gale Field on Saturday evening. Mummey finished the night just a triple shy of the first Keys cycle since 2005.
The home run started a Keys offensive onslaught as Frederick pushed home eight runs in the game’s first four innings. The Keys registered five doubles in the three innings following Mummey’s home run.
On the hill for Frederick was LHP Tim Berry. Berry turned around a stretch of three straight tough outings with six scoreless innings of baseball. He faced three batters in the seventh inning without getting an out and they all would score but that did not sour the start. The effort notched the first win in the Carolina League for the young left-handed pitcher.
Other Keys notes included 2B Ty Kelly upping his hit streak to a team-high 17 games with a 2-for-5 night. Kelly drove home two runs with a double to left-center field in the fourth inning to give the Keys an 8-0 lead at the time. 1B Aaron Baker hit his league-leading 19th home run of the year in the seventh inning to lead 9-0. It was a long home run to right field.
Frederick received LHP Andy Loomis from Triple-A Norfolk and he got the final two outs of the game. RHP Dylan Bundy was put on the temporary inactive list as he pitches in the Futures Game Sunday, July 8th in Kansas City.
Winners of seven of ten against Salem this season the Keys are right back at it against the Red Sox in Salem Sunday at 4:05 p.m. Coverage begins 20-minutes prior on 1450-AM The Source.