Prior to the game today it was announced that Zack Dodson was promoted to West Virginia so I was able to get my first chance to see the 2009 4th round draft pick, and he was impressive. He went 6 innings allowing 2 runs on 5 hits with one walk and one strikeout as the Power defeated the Lakewood Blueclaws 7-3 tonight in the first game of a four game series.
Rojas went 2-for-5 with 2 runs scored in the Power's 7-3 win tonight
Dodson worked quickly all night and was throwing strikes, getting a lot of groundballs with very few pitches hit hard. Three of the five hits he allowed were softly hit and two of them didn't leave the infield. He ran into his only trouble in the 5th inning when Lakewood got the first batter on with an infield hit. That was followed by a long fly ball that se...
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