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November 16, 2011 at 6:55 AM

Scottsdale kept in check offensively, defeated by Salt River

11/16 Cup of Coffee: Scottsdale could not defeat Salt River for the second time in as many days, losing by a score of 4-1.

The Scorpions opened the scoring in the top of the second inning, with their lone run coming on a Cody Overbeck (PHI) RBI double. The Rafters answered immediately with 1 run in the bottom of the frame, and added 3 more in the fourth and fifth innings to take a lead they did not relinquish. Offensively, the Scottsdale was led by Overbeck, who went 1-4 with an RBI, and Bryce Harper (WAS), who went 2-3 with a steal and walk. Tyler Cloyd (PHI) drew the start and took the loss. Cloyd went 4.0 innings and allowed 6 hits and 2 runs (0 earned). He did not walk a batter and struck out 4.

For the Red Sox, Alex Hassan went 1-4, while Caleb Clay threw a scoreless inning of relief, with 2 hits allowed and 2 strikeouts.

Scottsdale plays host to Peoria this evening at 9:35 EST.

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