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Spikes’ All-Stars All Play; Moskos’ 19th Save

Spikes’ All-Stars All Play; Moskos’ 19th Save


Altoona Curve� 4,� Portland Sea Dogs 2 (box)
The Curve came from behind to score 4 unanswered runs for the win, despite being out-hit by the Sea Dogs, 8-6.� Tony Watson did not have his best start, lasting only 3 innings and giving up a run in each of the first two.� The first run came on a solo home run by former Curve, 3B Ray Chang in the top of the 1st.� Two singles followed the homer, but Watson kept them from scoring.� Watson gave up two more walks and two more singles in the 2nd inning, as a second run scored.� He gave up another walk and another single in the 3rd, though ended the inning with two strikeouts.
The Curve batters managed only one base runner over the first three innings -- a walk to SS Jordy Mercer in the 2nd.� They got going in the 4th inning, tying the score with 2 runs.� 3B Josh Harrison singled with one out, and a throwing error by the Portland pitcher on a pick-off attempt put Harrison on second base, and he was able to score from there on Mercer's RBI doub...

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