Three Spikes Are All-Stars; Two Out 9th Inning Rally Gives Power The Win

Three Spikes Are All-Stars; Two Out 9th Inning Rally Gives Power The Win

West Virginia Power� 5,�� Lakewood Blue Claws� 4 (box)
A 2-out 9th-inning rally gave the Power a magnificent come-from-behind win this afternoon.� The game was tied at 1-1 going into the 8th inning.� Lakewood had scored their run in the top of the 3rd on a 2-out single, a stolen base, and a line drive RBI single off Power starter Kyle McPherson. McPherson went 5 innings and gave up 4 hits, while striking out 7 batters.� The Power tied the score in the 5th on a lead-off home run by DH Jose Hernandez.
Lakewood took the lead in the top of the 8th.� One run came in on two singles and a fielding error by 3B Elevys Gonzalez, and an RBI single drove in the second run.� Both of those unearned runs came off reliever Ryan Kelly, who pitched 3 innings.� Kelly had retired the side in order in the...

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