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Marte Homers, Three Hits For Grovatt

Marte Homers, Three Hits For Grovatt

Augusta GreenJackets  4,  West Virginia Power  1(box)RF Dan Grovatt led the Power offense with 3 singles, as the Power out-hit the GreenJackets 8-6.  But the GreenJackets turned 3 double plays on the Power, and 5 Power batters were left on base, and so the Power could not capitalize on their opportunities.  The only run the Power scored came in the 2nd inning.  DH Justin Howard and Grovatt led off with back-to-back singles, then CF Mel Rojas walked to load the bases.  C Kawika Emsley-Pai bounced into a 6-4-3 double play, allowing Howard to score from third, though no RBI for Emsley-Pai with the double play.  The Power put two runners on base with two outs in the 3rd inning.  2B Drew Maggi walked, then 1B Matt Curry singled, but a grounder force out ended the inning.  Grovatt and Rojas both singled to open the 4th, but Emsley-Pai again bounced into a double play.  Another ground out ended the inning with Grovatt left on third.  ...

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