SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Sioux Falls Pheasants jumped out to an early lead and rode starter Rod Scurry’s gem to an 11-0 win over the El Paso Diablos Thursday afternoon at Sioux Falls Stadium. Scurry (3-1) pitched eight shutout innings, allowing eight hits, all singles, while striking out five and walking one. Scurry earned his first win as a starter and is undefeated in three starts after beginning the season in the bullpen. Five Pheasants had multi-hit performances, led by Corey Nicolas who went 3-for-5 with three RBI. He extending his hitting streak to 19 games. Shorey also finished with three RBI. After dropping the first two games of the series to El Paso (10-28), the Pheasants salvaged the finale and pulled to 3 ½ games behind first place Winnipeg in the North Division.
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