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Cain Wins #2, Pribanic Loses His First

Cain Wins #2, Pribanic Loses His First

Harrisburg Senators  9,  Altoona Curve  2(box)A homer by 2B Brock Holt gave the Curve their only runs in this game.  In the 5th inning, 1B Miles Durham led off with a grounder that bounced off the Harrisburg pitcher, then over toward short, giving Durham time to race to first base.  He was bunted to second base by starting pitcher Aaron Pribanic, then came in on Holt's blast over the left field wall.  The Curve loaded the bases after the home run (too bad that didn't happen in the opposite order), on singles by CF Starling Marte and LF Quincy Latimore, and a walk to SS Jordy Mercer.  A strikeout ended that rally without further runs scoring.  The Curve managed only 3 more hits during the game.  Holt also led off the top of the 1st with a single, an  Marte led off the 4th with a single.  C Tony Sanchez singled to begin the top of the 9th, but was erased in a double play.  Pribanic pitched 5 innings and gave up 5 runs on 8 hits ...

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