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Spikes’ and Pirates’ Bats Are Booming

Spikes’ and Pirates’ Bats Are Booming

Delmarva Shorebirds� 8,� West Virginia Power� 1 (box)
The Power started off hot, but quickly went cold in this loss.� 2B Jarek Cunningham doubled in the top of the 1st, and scored on LF Rogelios Noris' RBI single.� Noris stole second base, too.� But then the Power went down in order in the next two innings.� Noris singled again and stole second again (his 4th of the season) in the 4th, but was left stranded there.� After that single, the next 10 Power batters went down in order.� C Ramon Cabrera and 1B Kyle Morgan both singled in the 7th, but did not come around to score, and the last 7 Power batters also were retired in order.
Brandon Holden pitched 5 innings, and allowed 7 runs on 9 hits and a walk, including 3 home runs.� A lead-off solo homer tied the score in the bottom of the 1st, ...

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