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Curve All-Stars Named; Alvarez Homers

Curve All-Stars Named; Alvarez Homers

Altoona Curve  10,  Trenton Thunder  5[ box ]Two big innings in the 6th and 7th helped the Curve come from behind to beat the Thunder, as the two teams combined for 25 hits.  1B Matt Curry had 3 of the Curve's 12 hits, and RF Andrew Lambo drove in 3 runs.Phillip Irwin struggle through his first three innings, allowing 5 runs (4 earned) on 6 hits.  Trenton scored one run on three consecutive singles to open the bottom of the 1st.  A single, a fielding error by 2B Brock Holt, and an RBI ground out added a run in the 2nd.  A three-run homer following a single and a hit batter in the 3rd gave Trenton their 5 runs.  LF Quincy Latimore put the Curve onto the scoreboard in the 2nd inning with a lead-off solo home run.  SS Josh Rodriguez singled in the 3rd, moved to second when Latimore was hit by a pitch, and scored on Curry's RBI single in the 3rd inning.  3B Greg Picart pushed the score to 5-3 in the 4th.  He walked, moved to second on ...

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