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August 31, 2008 at 5:35 AM

Buchholz dominant, throws 8 scoreless innings with 10 Ks


8/31 Cup of Coffee: On Saturday, Buffalo edged Pawtucket 11-10 in 10 innings. Devern Hansack went 2 innings allowing 2 runs on 4 hits. He had 2 Ks. Jose Vaquedano tossed an inning giving up 2 runs on 2 hits and 2 BB. He had 1 K. John Switzer pitched 2 innings allowing 1 run on 4 hits. He had 2 Ks. Lincoln Holdzkom went an inning and gave up 4 runs on 5 hits and a BB. Marcus McBeth went 3 innings allowing 1 run on 1 hit and a BB. He had 4 Ks. Chris Smith (1-5) took the loss giving up 1 run on 2 hits. He had a K. Josh Wilson went 2 for 5 with a run scored and 2 RBI. Joe Thurston went 2 for 5 and scored a run. Jason Lane went 2 for 5 and scored 3 times. Dusty Brown went 3 for 4 with a run scored and 3 RBI. Kieth Ginter went 2 for 5 and scored 2 runs. Gil Velazquez went 3 for 5 with a run scored and a RBI. Sean Danielson went 2 for 4 with a run scored and a RBI.

Portland blanked New Hampshire 7-0 behind the dominant start of Clay Buchholz. He threw 8 shutout innings allowing 2 hits and a BB. He fanned 10. Mike James finished the game off with a clean 9th. Argenis Diaz went 2 for 5 with 2 runs scored and 3 RBI. Aaron Bates went 3 for 4 with a RBI. Tony Granadillo went 3 for 4 and scored twice.

San Jose shutout Lancaster 1-0. Blake Maxwell (5-9) threw 7 innings allowing 1 run on 6 hits and a BB. He had 6 Ks. Craig Molldrem went 1 inning and did not allow a run or a hit. He gave up a BB and had 1 K. Mike Jones, Luis Exposito and Daniel Nava all went 2 for 4 in the game.

Hickory edged Greenville 7-6. Chad Povich (8-7) went 5 innings allowing 4 runs on 7 hits and a BB. He had 4 Ks. Javier Garcia threw 2.2 frames giving up 3 runs on 6 hits. He had 1 K. Lance McClain faced 1 batter and retired him. David Mailman went 2 for 5 with 2 runs scored and a RBI. Carlos Fernandez-Oliva went 2 for 5. Oscar Tejeda went 3 for 4 with 2 home runs and 3 RBI. Tom Di Benedetto went 2 for 4 and scored a run.

Lowell scored 3 runs in the bottom of the ninth to defeat Oneonta 5-4. Hunter Strickland threw 5.2 innings giving up 3 runs on 7 hits. He had 7 Ks. Dan Buller pitched 2 innings allowing 1 run on 2 hits and a BB. He had 1 K. Armando Zerpa (1-0) went the final 1.1 frames and did not allow a run on 1 hit. Mitch Dening went 2 for 3 with a run scored and a RBI. Ryan Lavarnway went 2 for 3. Casey Kelly went 2 for 4 with a run scored and a RBI.

Player of the Night: Clay Buchholz who tossed 8 shutout innings allowing just 2 hits while striking out 10

 
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