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Erie v. Altoona Game Recap – 6/9/2011

Erie v. Altoona Game Recap – 6/9/2011

Latimore had 1 of 2 Altoona home runs tonight

Driving up to Altoona the density of the air could only be characterized as "molybdenum".  The small wind farm perched over the town of Altoona was standing still.  The turbines couldn't work up the energy to cut through the air.

It was a night that originally heralded few home runs sailing through the air, but that would turn out to not be the case once the humidity cleared out at first pitch.  The trip from Pittsburgh to Altoona is worth it to get a live view of Starling Marte, Tony Sanchez, and Matt Curry.  There are plenty of other reasons to make the 2 hour (2-1/2 in traffic) trip: Brock Holt, Quincy Latimore, Jeremy Farrell, Jordy Mercer, and tonight's starting pitcher Mike Colla needs to be evaluated as he's come out of nowhere as ...

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