Victor Black

The Curve faced a Bowie team loaded with major league players on Saturday, but it wasn't the major leaguers who did them in.  Bowie's lineup included major league veterans Endy Chavez, Mark Reynolds and Josh Barfield, and the Baysox' starting pitcher was Zach Britton, who started 28 games for the Orioles last year.  Altoona still managed to take a 2-0 lead in the top of the 2nd, but Curve starter Nate Baker's control deserted him in the bottom half, leading to four runs.  Baker walked four, hit one, threw a wild pitch and balked in a run in the inning.  He lasted only three innings in the game, which took him 80 pitches.  Bowie stretched the lead to five with three runs off reliever Kyle Cofield.  Quincy Latimore cut the deficit to 7-5 with a three-run HR, his team-leading ...

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