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April 25, 2009 at 8:59 PM

Portice goes 5 strong innings in Salem win


4/26 Cup of Coffee: Pawtucket got off to a 4-0 lead and had to hang on to edge Lehigh Valley 6-4 in 10 innings . Charlie Zink took a no hitter into the 6th inning but then gave up 3 runs on 1 hit and 4 walks. He struck out 4. Fernando Cabrera tossed 0.2 of an inning and did not allow a run or a hit. He gave up 2 walks. Billy Traber pitched 0.2 innings and did allow a run or a hit. He walked 2 and fanned 1.Daniel Bard blew the save but picked up the win going 1.2 frames. He gave up the game tying home run in the bottom of the ninth. It was the only hit he allowed. He struck out 2. Jose Vaquedano pitched the bottom of the tenth and allowed 1 hit. Julio Lugo went 2 for 6. Paul McAnulty went 2 for 5 with a RBI. Chris Carter went 2 for 4. Chip Ambres went 3 for 5 with 2 runs scored and a RBI.

Portland jumped off to a 4-0 lead but could not hang on and fell 7-4 to Connecticut on Saturday. Junichi Tazawa went 5.2 innings allowing 6 runs on 6 hits and 2 walks. He struck out 4. Dustin Richardson threw 1.1 frames and did not allow a run or a hit. He walked 4. Justin Hedrick pitched 1 innings giving up a run on 2 hits. William Latimer pitched the final inning and did not allow a run. He gave up a hit and a walk. Jorge Jimenez went 2 for 4 with 2 RBI.

Salem edged Myrtle Beach 3-2. They scored 3 runs on just 5 hits with no player having more than one. Eammon Portice threw 5 innings allowing just 1 run on 2 hits and 2 base on balls. He fanned 4. Kyle Fernandes went 2 innings giving up a run on 2 hits and a walk. He struck out 3. Ryne Miller pitched 2 perfect innings to close out the game. He had 2 strikouts.

Asheville downed Greenville 6-2. Stolmy Pimentel threw 5 innings giving up 6 runs on 8 hits and a walk. He struck out 6. Hunter Strickland pitched the final 3 innings and did not allow a run. He gave up 4 hits while fanning 2 Asheville batters.

Player of the Night: Eammon Portice who tossed 5 innings for Salem allowing just 1 run on 2 hits

 
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