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Curve Tie Their Series; Marauders Season Ends

Curve Tie Their Series; Marauders Season Ends


The Curve wasted no time in returning fire.� D'Arnaud led off the bottom of the 5th with a single lined into left field.� A pick-off attempt resulted in a missed catch error, and the ball skittered down the right field line.� Unfortunately for d'Arnaud, the ball skipped out of play, and he had to hold up at second base, instead of racing along to third.� He did move up to third base, tagging up when Harrison flied out.� Mercer was hit by the first pitch he saw, putting runners on the corners.� Hague popped out next.� With two outs and a 0-2 count on Gimenez, the Senators were just thinking about relaxing a bit -- until Gimenez ripped a line drive into the right field corner, scoring d'Arnaud with the go-ahead run.� Mercer moved to third base on the play.� The Senators elected to walk Lambo, in order to pitch to Durham, but the first pitch to Lambo sailed all the way to the backstop, and Mercer scored from third base.� That meant that they were going to have to pitch to Lambo after a...

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