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Curve and Spikes Fall Short

Curve and Spikes Fall Short

Batavia Muckdogs� 6,� State College Spikes�� 4 .... � �� (box)
A 9th-inning Spikes' rally fell short as the two teams combined for 25 hits.� LF Adalberto Santos went 3-for-3 and 1B Matt Curry had 2 of the Spikes' 13 hits.
There was no scoring in the first three innings, but the innings were not quiet.� SS Drew Maggi singled and Santos doubled in the 1st, but Maggi was picked off and Santos was left stranded.� RF Cole White doubled and 2B Kelson Brown singled in the 2nd, and both were left on.� Santos also walked in the 3rd and was left on base.� Batavia also had 4 batters on base in those innings, but did not score.
Batavia got to starter Zack Dodson for one run in the 4th, on a double and a RBI single.� He allowed only that run on 5 hits and a walk, but he was charged with the loss.� Joe...

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