Booker cracks first homer of season to seal Dash victory

Published 8:00 am Thursday, April 12, 2018

Former Polk County standout Joel Booker cracked his first home run of the season Tuesday, highlighting a solid performance in Winston-Salem’s 6-4 road win over Myrtle Beach.

Booker finished the game 3-for-5 with three runs scored, a stolen base and the solo homer. That blast came in the top of the ninth to seal the Dash’s third win of the season.

The Dash are the Advanced Class A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox.

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Booker is now 7-for-16 this season for the Dash. He has played in five games, starting at multiple outfield positions.

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