Charlie Morton (photo) began his night's work by buzzing through the Chiefs' line-up.� He retired the side in order, with a strikeout per inning, in each of the first three innings.� He also retired the side in order in the 5th, again with a strikeout.
The top of the 4th began with the Chiefs' first hit of the game, a slow bunt by CF Boomer Whiting to the left side of the infield.� Morton fielded it cleanly but Whiting was able to beat the throw to first.� Whiting stole second base and SS Danny Espinosa walked.� Brian Bixler also beat out an infield single to short, despite Pedro Ciriano's charging play, and that loaded the bases with no outs.� 2B Seth Bynum bounced a grounder right to Doug Bernier at third, and Bernier started the around-the-horn double play, 5-4-3 (Bernier to 2B Brian...

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