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Curve Fall In 9th; Cumpton Earns Second Win

Curve Fall In 9th; Cumpton Earns Second Win

 West Virginia Power  6,  Charleston RiverDogs  2(box)A 3-run 2nd inning gave the Power the boost they needed to get past the RiverDogs in Charleston tonight.  DH Justin Howard got the rally started with a walk.  RF Dan Grovatt lined a single into right field, sending Howard to third base, then Grovatt stole second.  CF Mel Rojas tapped a grounder to the pitcher, allowing Howard to score from third, then a ground out by C Elias Diaz brought in Grovatt with the second run of the inning.  LF Andy Vasquez extended the inning with a double lined into left field, then advanced to third base on a passed ball.  3B Eric Avila brought Vasquez in from third on a single.  Both SS Drew Maggi and 2B Kevin Mort were hit by pitches, loading the bases, but a ground out ended the rally.  The Power extended their lead to 4-0 in the 3rd, on back-to-back doubles by Rojas and Diaz.  Maggi also doubled in the 4th, then moved to third on a ground ou...

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