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Sierra, Javier lead Fayetteville over Myrtle Beach

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) -- Miguelangel Sierra hit a grand slam in the second inning, and Cristian Javier allowed just three hits over five innings as the Fayetteville Woodpeckers defeated the Myrtle Beach Pelicans 9-4 on Sunday.

The grand slam by Sierra scored Bryan De La Cruz, Jonathan Arauz, and Michael Papierski to give the Woodpeckers a 4-1 lead.

The Woodpeckers later added single runs in five additional innings to secure the victory.

Javier struck out four while allowing one run.

In the losing effort, the Pelicans recorded a season-high four extra base hits. Aramis Ademan tripled and singled twice, driving in two runs for the Pelicans.

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