Mets prospect Scott Shaw struck out six over five innings and combined with three relievers on a one-hitter Saturday as the Honolulu Sharks halted a seven-game slide with a 2-1 victory over the North Shore Honu.
Shaw, who tossed five perfect innings against the Honu on Oct. 11 for his lone Hawaii Winter Baseball win, made just one mistake in this one. He allowed a one-out double in the second to Athletics farmhand Corey Brown, who scored North Shore's only run on a wild pitch.
A 22-year-old right-hander out of the University of Illinois, Shaw walked one as he reduced his ERA to 2.31 in six games, including five starts.
Junior Guerra (1-1) walked one in 1 1/3 hitless frames for the win, fellow Mets Minor Leaguer Roy Merritt retired five of the six batters he faced and Honolulu native Kaimi Mead (Indians) fanned one in a perfect ninth for his second save.
Honolulu (14-12) took advantage of wildness by reliever Jun Ho Ha (0-1) to grab the lead in the sixth. Brad Emaus (Blue Jays), Michael Taylor (Phillies) and Kala Ka'aihue (Braves) opened the inning with walks before Jordan Abruzzo (Mets) singled home the tying run.
Shawn Nottingham (Indians) struck out Greg Veloz but gave up a sacrifice fly to Rockies catching prospect Lars Davis.
Starter Sang-Hwa Lee pitched four shutout innings for North Shore (11-15), which had a three-game winning streak snapped.
Daren Smith is an editor for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.