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Gasper, Gray lead the way for Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- Mickey Gasper homered, doubled and singled, scoring three runs as the Charleston RiverDogs beat the Greenville Drive 6-2 on Monday.

Kyle Gray reached base four times for Charleston.

Charleston took the lead in the first when it crossed the plate for three runs, including a solo home run by Brandon Lockridge.

After Greenville scored a run in the third on a single by Cole Brannen, the Drive cut into the deficit in the fourth inning when Jordan Wren hit a solo home run.

The RiverDogs later added a run in the fifth and two in the seventh. In the fifth, Canaan Smith hit a sacrifice fly, scoring Gasper, while Gasper hit a solo home run in the seventh.

Charleston right-hander Alexander Vizcaino (1-0) picked up the win after allowing two runs on four hits over five innings. Opposing starter Alex Scherff (0-1) took the loss in the South Atlantic League game after allowing three runs and six hits over three innings.

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