Pribanic pitched seven strong innings tonight, but Altoona couldn't close out the win.
The Altoona Curve went to extra innings for the second night in a row, only this time it was the Richmond Flying Squirrels who came away with a victory, winning by a 3-2 score in 11 innings. Altoona held a 1-0 lead until the eighth inning, when Michael Dubee allowed the tying run to score. The game stayed tied until the 11th, when Jose Hernandez delivered a pinch hit, two out single to bring in Jordy Mercer for the go ahead run. However, the Curve were unable to hold the lead, as Noah Krol had a throwing error to bring in the tying run, and a wild pitch to bring in the winning run for Richmond.
Altoona got a great outing from Aaron Pribanic, who pitched seven innings, allowing three hits, an...
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