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Gonzalez’s Walk-Off Homer, Krol’s 30th Save

Gonzalez’s Walk-Off Homer, Krol’s 30th Save

Altoona Curve� 6,� Binghamton Mets� 5 (box)
The Curve were playing late again tonight, taking 12 innings to get this win in Binghamton.� With the score tied at 5-5 since the end of the 8th inning, 3B Josh Harrison led off the top of the 12th wint a single lined into right field.� SS Jordy Mercer's sacrifice bunt moved Harrison to second base, and when 1B Matt Hague grounded to short, Harrison advanced to third.� The Mets intentionally walked C Hector Gimenez, who already had a single, and a 2-RBI double in the game, so they could pitchd to RF Miles Durham, who was 0-for-5.� But Durham fooled them, lining a single into right field to score Harrison from third with the go-ahead run.
Reliever Mike Dubee had come into the game in the bottom of the 11th, when he gave up a 2-out single, but got a ground out to end the inning and preserve the tie.� In the bottom of the 12th, clinging to the one-run lead, Dubee gave up a lead-off single, then got a strikeout.� Another single put runners on fi...

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