A magnificent effort by Richard Salazar carried the Sioux City Explorers (30-37) to a 1-0 win over the Lincoln Saltdogs (24-41) on Friday at Haymarket Park.
Salazar kept the Lincoln Saltdogs off the board during his eight innings of work. Salazar struck out eight and allowed one walk and four hits.
Ryan Priddy was solid at the plate for the Sioux City Explorers. Priddy went 1-3, drove in one and scored one run. He homered in the fifth inning.
A bright spot for the Lincoln Saltdogs in the defeat was Wade Mackey, who allowed only one run while striking out five.
Mackey (4-1) was the game's losing pitcher.