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Curve Are Two-Hit; Power Scratch Out 1-0 Win

Curve Are Two-Hit; Power Scratch Out 1-0 Win

West Virginia Power  1,  Augusta GreenJackets  0(box)An RBI ground out by CF Andy Vasquez in the 7th inning took care of all of the scoring in this pitching duel.  The Power posted just 4 hits -- singles by SS Drew Maggi, 3B Eric Avila, and 1B Matt Curry, and a double by Curry.  Curry's double opened the 7th, then a wild pitch let him advance to third base.  DH Dan Grovatt walked (his third walk of the game), then Vasquez bounced to second base.  Grovatt was forced out at second, but Vasquez was safe at first, allowing Curry to score.  C Elias Diaz also walked, but both he and Vasquez were left on base.Grovatt was the only Power batter to reach base in the first three innings, with his first walk in the 2nd inning.  He was thrown out trying to steal second base.  Maggi singled to begin the 4th, but was erased when 2B Kevin Mort bounced into a double play.  RF Justin Howard and Grovatt worked back-to-back walks in the 5th, and moved...

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