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Schilling, McLaughlin lift Asheville over Greensboro 9-2

Schilling, McLaughlin highlight 9-2 Asheville win over Greensboro

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Sunday, August 12, 2018

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- Matt McLaughlin hit a two-run home run and had three hits, and Garrett Schilling allowed just one hit over five innings as the Asheville Tourists defeated the Greensboro Grasshoppers 9-2 on Sunday.

Schilling (6-4) allowed two runs while striking out six to get the win.

Up 1-0 in the second, Asheville extended its lead when Austin Bernard hit an RBI single and then scored on a two-run single by Tyler Bugner.

Greensboro answered in the bottom of the inning when Will Banfield hit a two-run home run to cut the deficit to two.

Colton Hock (9-6) went six innings, allowing seven runs and 11 hits while striking out two in the South Atlantic League game.

With the win, Asheville improved to 11-2 against Greensboro this season.

This story was generated by Automated Insights ( http://www.automatedinsights.com ) using data from and in cooperation with MLB Advanced Media and Minor League Baseball, http://www.milb.com

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