CHARLESTON, S.C. — Charleston starting pitcher Zach Nuding allowed one run in five innings, and the RiverDogs got their second straight win over the Lexington Legends, 8-3, Thursday night.
The Legends took a 1-0 lead in the fourth inning on Ben Heath's second homer of the season, but Charleston struck back for three runs in the fifth on a walk and three singles.
Charleston added two in the sixth when Ramon Flores, who hit a big triple Wednesday night, led off with his 10th homer of the season. Two singles and a sacrifice fly brought in another run.
Charleston got three insurance runs in the eighth, highlighted by Anderson Feliz's double. Feliz, seventh in the order, had three hits and knocked in two runs. Eighth hitter Garrison Lassiter had two hits and two RBI. Kelvin DeLeon had two hits and scored twice for the winners.
Delino DeShields Jr. had three hits and knocked in a run for Lexington. Heath and Ben Orloff had two hits each.
Legends starter Ruben Alaniz (5-7) took the loss, allowing five runs in six inning.