The victory pushed Means' record to 8-7 and cut his ERA from 3.74 to 3.48 in 20 starts for the Shorebirds this season. An 11th-round Draft pick last summer, he has not allowed an earned run in his past 16 2/3 innings, going back to a win over Greensboro on July 19.
Delmarva is 19-14 after winning three straight games and sits in second place in the second-half South Atlantic League Northern standings. The team's roster also features No. 4 prospect Jomar Reyes, a third baseman in the midst of a nine-game hitting streak.
Alex M. Smith is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.