Greensboro Grasshoppers 7, �West Virginia Power 2 (box)
A four-run 9th inning sealed the Power's fate on Wednesday night in Charleston, West Virginia. �1B Aaron Baker posted 3 hits for the Power.
Starter Hunter Strickland made the start for the Power, and he pitched 7 innings, his longest outing of the season. �He gave up 3 runs on just 5 hits and suffered the hard-luck loss. �Strickland had just one bad inning -- in the top of the 3rd, he hit the first batter with a pitch, then got the next batter to bounce into an around-the-horn double play. �The next two batters singled, and then Greensboro C Kyle Skipworth lifted a 3-run homer to right center field. �Strickland gave up a single and hit another batter in the 1st inning. �After the home run, he retired 11 Greensboro batters in order, b...

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