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Spikes Come From Behind; Morris Wins #5 With Curve

Spikes Come From Behind; Morris Wins #5 With Curve

Altoona Curve 6,� Richmond Flying Squirrels� 2 (box)
Bryan Morris gave up 10 hits but only 2 runs (one earned) as he earned his 5th win with the Curve.� Morris worked around runners on the corners in the 1st inning and two runners in scoring position in the 2nd, to keep the Squirrels from scoring.� He gave up three singles and a double in the 3rd inning, but only one run scored, due to a timely double play, and a rare occurrence -- Richmond's 1B Sharlon Schoop singled to the left side of the infield and the batted ball hit 3B Connor Gillapsie, who had just doubled, for the third out of the inning.
Richmond scored the unearned run in the 4th, on a walk, a passed ball, and an RBI single.� Another double play got Morris out of that inning.� Morris gave up three more singles to load the bases in the 5th, but two strikeouts and a line out got him out of that jam.
Meanwhile, the Curve batters were supplying some run support.� RF Miles Durham reached base on a fielding error in the 2nd innin...

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