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August 23, 2005 at 6:39 AM

8/23 Cup of Coffee


In action on Monday, Pawtucket shut out Rochester 4-0 behind the strong pitching of Mark Malaska . He went 6 innings giving up 0 runs on only 2 hits. He had 9 Ks. Trot Nixon went 2 for 4 with a home run and 2 runs scored. Trenton defeated Portland 5-2. Jon Lester had a rough outing giving up 4 runs on 5 hits in just 3 innings of work. Charlie Zink finished the game going 6 innings giving up just 1 run on 1 hit while striking out 8. Chris Durbin went 2 for 4 while Bret LeVier was 2 for 3. Wilmington was not scheduled to play last night. Greenville got by Columbus 9-7. Mike Rozier went 4 innings allowing 1 run on 3 hits. Randy Newsom got the win going 4 2/3 innings allowing 6 runs on 4 hits.Jeff Natale was 3 for 4 with a run scored and 2 RBI. Andrew Pinckney was 2 for 3 with a home run and 2 RBI. Claudio Arias, Chris Turner and Logan Sorensen were all 2 for 5. Lowell did not play as the NY/Penn League is on their All Star break. Pitcher Ryan Phillips,second baseman Jed Lowrie, and rightfielder Luis Soto were all selected as all stars. In the Gulf Coast League, the Red Sox shut out the Reds 3-0. Yulkin German got the win throwing 5 innings giving up 3 hits. He struck out 6. Jose Ortiz threw 3 innings of hitless ball in relief. Alex Gonzalez got the save throwing 1 hitless inning. Moises Santa went 3 for 4 with a run scored. Tony Granadillo went 2 for 3 while Mike Jones was 2 for 4.

Player of The Night: Mark Malaska of Pawtucket who tossed a shutout over 6 innings of 2 hit ball with 9 Ks.

 
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