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August 28, 2009 at 6:24 AM

Nava drives in 4 in Sea Dog win


8/28 Cup of Coffee: On Thursday, Pawtucket led 2-1 in the 7th inning when they scored 5 runs to break open a close game and go on to a 7-1 win over Buffalo. Adam Mills (1-1) went 7 innings allowing just 1 run on 5 hits. He struck out 2. Travis Denker led the offense going 3 for 4. His three hits included a double and a triple. He scored 2 runs and drove in 3 more.

Portland scored a run in the top of the 9th to edge Binghamton 8-7. With 1 out, Lars Anderson doubled. He was replaced by pinch runner, Matt Sheely. Luis Exposito then doubled to drive in what proved to be the winning run. Daniel Nava went 3 for 5 with a run scored and 4 RBI. His hits were all doubles. He is now hitting .411. Lars Anderson went 3 for 5 with a home run. Jason Place also went 3 for 5. Chad Rhoades (5-2) got the win but not before he was charged with a blown save. He threw 1.1 innings of relief giving up 3 runs on 3 hits. Bryce Cox earned his 11th save pitching a scoreless 9th.

Winston-Salem scored 3 times in the top of the 8th inning to stage a come from behind 4-3 win over the Salem Red Sox. Stephen Fife started the game and went 6 strong innings allowing 1 run on 6 hits and a walk. He struck out 5. Armando Zerpa (1-3) was charged with the loss. He gave up a 3 run homer in the 8th which gave the Dash their margin of victory. Che-Hsuan Lin went 2 for 4 and scored a run. Chih-Hsien Chiang had a 2 run double in 4 at bats.

Kannapolis downed Greenville 7-3. Brock Huntzinger (8-9) started and went 3.2 frames. He gave up 6 runs on 9 hits and 2 walks. He had 4 strikeouts. Casey Kelly went 3 for 5 with a run scored and a RBI. Pete Hissey went 3 for 5 and scored a run. Alex Hassan went 2 for 4 with a home run.

Lowell scored 3 times in the 1st inning and held on for a 3-2 win over Hudson Valley. In the first with 1 out, Derrik Gibson singled and Ryan Westmoreland walked. Michael Almanzar then doubled to drive in both runners. Drew Hedman then hit an infiled single advancing Almanzar to third. He scored on a sacrifice fly by William Holmes. Alex Wilson started the game and pitched 3 scoreless, 1 hit innings. He struck out 3. In 33 innings this year, he has recorded 30 strikeouts and allowed just 9 hits. Cesare Angeloni (1-0) picked up the win throwing 3 scoreless 1 hit innings of relief. Jordan Flasher earned his 1st save pitching a 1-2-3 9th inning. The Spinners now hold a 4.5 game lead in the Stedler Division.

The Gulf Coast Red Sox were not scheduled to play yesterday.

Player of the Night: Daniel Nava who had 3 doubles driving in 4 runs in the Sea Dog win. He is now hitting .411.

 
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