Stetson Allie lasted just six batters in his West Virginia debut, retiring only one, but the Power prevailed over the Hagerstown Suns, 5-3. Strong relief from Mike Jefferson, Jordan Cooper and Emmanuel de Leon, who combined to allow just one run over 8.2 innings, keyed the win.
CONTROL PROBLEMS ABOUND
After showing much-improved command during spring training, Allie suffered a flashback to his problems in 2011. He walked the first four batters he faced, each one on five pitches. He managed to fan the fifth, but hit the sixth, ending his night. He missed badly numerous times and was charged with three wild pitches. Fortunately, Jefferson fanned the next two hitters, so Hagerstown got only two hitless runs. The Suns got another hitless run in the second with the help of a walk ...
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