Altoona Curve  7,  Richmond Flying Squirrels  2(box)CF Starling Marte and SS Jordy Mercer collected 3 hits each as the Curve also avoided a sweep of the three-game series with the Flying Squirrels.  Richmond scored first, off starter Jared Hughes, with a walk, a stolen base, a ground out, and an RBI single in the 2nd inning.  Hughes went on to give up only one single and hit a batter over the next 4 innings.  He had a little more trouble in the 7th, when a single and a double put two runners into scoring position, and an RBI ground out added another run for the Squirrels.  Hughes pitched a season-high 7 innings, and allowed those two runs on 4 hits and a walk, with 2 strikeouts, to earn his first win of the season.  Mercer had the only Curve hit...

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