Altoona lost to the Richmond Flying Squirrels tonight by a score of 8-4, going down early with an 8-2 deficit after six innings.  Brett Sinkbeil took the loss, giving up all eight runs, with six earned, in 5.1 innings.  Here are the reports from the game.

Starling Marte

Marte didn't do much in his last three at-bats, and aside from extending his hitting streak to 15 games, he had a quiet night.  However, he did some good things in his first two at-bats.  Marte led off the game with a deep fly out to center field, with the ball being caught just shy of the 405 foot sign in straight away center.  The ball would have been a home run to any other part of the park.  Marte came back in the third inning displaying some speed.  He got on base with an infield single, beating out a ground ball...

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