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Jakubauskas Starts In Bradenton, Welker’s Save #5

Jakubauskas Starts In Bradenton, Welker’s Save #5

Altoona Curve �12, �Bowie BaySox �3 (box)
The Curve scored early and late, recording 12 runs on 16 hits, while starter Rudy Owens and reliever Derek Hankins held the BaySox in check. �A fielding error by 3B Josh Harrison began the game, and a throwing error by C Hector Gimenez on a stolen base put a runner on third base before Owens could even catch his breath. �Three consecutive singles followed, driving in two runs (one unearned), before a double play and a strikeout could get Owens out of the inning.
The Curve came right back, though, to score 3 runs in the bottom of the frame, as the BaySox committed 3 errors. �SS Chase d'Arnaud reached base on a fielding error, and went to second base when CF Gorkys Hernandez singled. �The two went for a double steal, and when former Pirate farmhand C Steve Lerud made a throwing error, d'Arnaud scored and Hernandez moved to third base. �After two strikeouts, 2B Jordy Mercer reached on another fielding error, and Hernandez scored the tying run. �...

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