The Buies Creek Astros were eliminated from the first half season Carolina League Southern Division baseball race with a 2-0 loss at Potomac and Winston-Salem’s 8-2 win over the visiting Wilmington Blue Rocks on Thursday. The win for the Dash was their seventh straight. … Scores soared on a windy day at Shinnecock Hills in the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament Thursday. Dustin Johnson was among those in the lead at one-under par. … The San Francisco Giants prevented a sweep at Miami with a 6-3 win in 16 innings on Thursday.