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September 17, 2006 at 6:10 AM

9/17 Cup of Coffee


Last night, Akron evened the best of five Eastern League Championship Series scoring 2 runs in their half of the ninth inning to earn a 6-5 victory over Portland. Frank Brooks started and went 6 innings. He gave up 4 runs on 10 hits and a BB. He had 5 Ks. Kyle Jackson pitched two hitless innings of relief recording 2 Ks. Barry Hertzler blew the save and took the loss. In the 9th, he gave up 2 runs on 1 hit and 2 BBs. For the second straight game, Brandon Moss led the offense. He went 2 for 4 with 2 home runs and 3 RBI. Jacoby Ellsbury went 2 for 5 and scored a run. George Kottaras went 2 for 4 with a run scored and an RBI. Luis Jimenez went 2 for 4 with a home run. The attendence was 6,187. The deciding game of the series is scheduled for this afternoon at 1 pm EST. Devern Hansack is scheduled to start for the Sea Dogs.

Player of The Night: Brandon Moss who went 2 for 4 with 2 home runs and 3 RBI.

 
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