Bowie Baysox� 6,� Altoona Curve� 2 ...�� (box)
A 3-run 7th inning by the Baysox put the game out of reach for the Curve, who did not score after the 3rd inning.� Curve starter Tony Watson had a rough time in the first two innings.� He gave up three hits in those innings, but two of the hits were home runs -- a double and a 2-run homer in the 1st, and a solo shot to lead off the 2nd inning.� Watson gave up a walk in both the 2nd and 3rd, and another single in the 3rd, then settled down for the next three innings.� He struck out the side in the 4th, and retired the last 10 batters he faced in order.
The Curve responded with one run in the top of the 2nd.� 2B Jim Negrych walked, then scored on a double by LF Yung Chi Chen and a throwing error on the Bowie center fielder.� SS Jordy Mercer added a run in the 3rd inning when he doubled and then scored on 1B Matt Hague's RBI single.
3B Josh Harrison was the only Curve batter to reach base over the next three innings, when he singled with t...
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