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Watson Shines For Curve; Shut Out For Spikes’ Pitchers

Watson Shines For Curve; Shut Out For Spikes’ Pitchers


State College Spikes� 4,� Mahoning Valley Scrappers� 0 (box)
It was all Spikes here.� Four State College pitchers combined to shut out the Scrappers and hold them to just 3 hits.� The Scrappers did get one walk, but the Spikes turned two double plays, leaving 2 Scrapper runners on base.� Tyler Waldron made the start.� He gave up the walk in the 2nd inning and a single in the 3rd -- those were the two runners left on base.� He allowed another single in the 4th, and erased taht runner with a double play, then retired the side in order in the 5th.
Jhonthan Ramos relieved Waldron to begin the 6th, and pitched two perfect innings, with 3 strikeouts.� Justin Ennis took the 8th inning.� He allowed the remaining Scrappers' single, and also erased that runner with a double play.� Jason Townsend ...

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