The Altoona Curve defeated the Harrisburg Senators 5-4 in their first home game of the year. Starting pitcher Casey Sadler was solid in the victory, going six innings and surrendering three runs on six hits, walking one and striking out two. Offensively, the Curve were led by second baseman Jarek Cunningham who went 3-for 4, including a two-run homer in the third inning. Gift Ngoepe added a solo shot in the 6th inning on a high fastball.

Sadler solid in second win of the season

2010 25th round draft pick Casey Sadler picked up his second win tonight, throwing six strong innings. As he did in his previous outing in Erie, The 6’ 4” right-hander threw a high percentage of strikes, and used his three-pitch mix to earn the win, featuring a sinking fastball, slider, and change-up.

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