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Noris and Gonzalez Power West Virginia to Victory

Noris and Gonzalez Power West Virginia to Victory

Lorin had a great outing to wrap up his 2010 season.

Today I capped off my season ending minor league tour with a trip to see the West Virginia Power take on the Hagerstown Suns in the final game of the season for West Virginia.  The Power won 7-3, thanks to some strong offense, and solid pitching from starter Brett Lorin.

Lorin was the main reason I wanted to attend the game, as I wanted to see what he was capable of.  Lorin was very efficient in this outing, pitching four shutout innings, allowing two hits, one walk, and striking out two.  He threw 56 pitches, with 43 going for strikes, and 13 out of 15 first pitch strikes.  Lorin ran in to some trouble in the second inning, needing 27 pitches to get out of the frame, but averaged about ten pitches an inning in the other three innings.

Justin Ennis followed Lorin, pitching three innings and allowing a run on five hits, with no walks and no strikeouts.  Marc Baca pitched the final two innings, allowing two runs on two hits, w...

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