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Curve Socked By Bowie; Black Is Back; Irwin Strikes Out 10

Curve Socked By Bowie; Black Is Back; Irwin Strikes Out 10

West Virginia Power  7,  Delmarva Shorebirds  3[box]The Power overpowered the Shorebirds, posting 13 hits to Delmarva's 4.  1B Matt Curry and C Elias Diaz let the offense with 3 hits each, and Curry also contributed 3 RBI.  Colton Cain earned his 4th win of the season with 6 innings of work, allowing all 3 runs on 2 hits and 2 walks, with 4 strikeouts.  The Power got onto the scoreboard in the top of the 1st, when SS Drew Maggi led of with a walk, then scored on Curry's first double.  LF Rogelios Noris also began the 2nd inning with a walk.  Diaz's first single moved Noris over to third base, but Diaz was throw out trying to steal second base.  2B Andy Vasquez brought in Noris with an RBI single.  3B Eric Avila also singled, and two wild pitches plated Vasquez and put Avila on third base.  Avila scored on Maggi's sacrifice fly, for a 4-0 lead.  CF Mel Rojas and RF Dan Grovatt also singled in the 2nd inning, but were left on ba...

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