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The Matt Morris Report: Edwin Espinal drives in seven

-- Indianapolis squeaked past Columbus, 2-1.  Casey Sadler gave up a run on two hits and a walk in six innings.  He struck out three.  Recent random waiver claimee Bobby LaFromboise threw a scoreless inning.  Ernesto Frieri did, too, despite allowing a hit and two walks.  Tony Sanchez had three of the Indians' five hits.  Gregory Polanco was 0-4 and Andrew Lambo 0-3.

-- Andy Vasquez led off the bottom of the 9th with a single, stole second and scored on a wild throw to give Altoona a walkoff, 3-2 win over Richmond.  Charlie Morton made a rehab start, allowing two runs in four innings on four hits and a walk.  Morton fanned six and threw 49 of 73 pitches for strikes.  Dan Gamache was 2-4 and Keon Broxton 2-3 with a triple.

-- By his own lofty standards, Tyler Glasnow got bombed, but Bradenton scored three in the top of the 9th to beat Charlotte, 5-3.  Glasnow allowed three runs, two earned, on seven hits in six innings.  One of the hits was the third HR he's allowed all year.  Maybe more importantly, he walked none while striking out nine.  The Marauders rallied to win, though, with the key hit being a Justin Howard RBI triple, followed by a Max Moroff single.  Howard was 3-4 and also had a double.  Jacob Stallings was 2-4 with his fourth HR.  Jose Osuna was 2-3 with a double.  Palm Beach lost, giving Bradenton a one-game lead with three to play.

-- Edwin Espinal (pictured) had seven RBIs and Austin Meadows tied the game with a two-out HR in the top of the 9th as West Virginia beat Lexington, 12-7, in ten innings.  Espinal finished 3-6 with his sixth HR.  Meadows was 2-4 with a double and his third HR.  Chris Diaz reached base five times, going 2-3 with three walks, and Wyatt Mathisen was 3-5 with one walk.  The only Power player to go hitless was Reese McGuire, who was 0-5.  Luis Heredia gave up five runs, four earned, in five and a third innings.  He allowed six hits and a walk, and struck out four.

-- Jamestown edged Mahoning Valley, 2-1.  Starter Austin Coley threw three and two-thirds innings, allowing no runs, two hits and three walks, while striking out three.  The Jammers had only four hits, with Tyler Filliben's first pro HR providing the decisive blow in the 8th.

-- Bristol lost to Danville, 8-4.  Starter Hector Garcia gave up one unearned run in three innings.  He allowed three hits and two walks, and struck out four.  Nick Buckner was 1-2 with two walks.

-- The GCL Pirates closed their season with a 5-3 loss to the Phillies.  Michael De La Cruz was 2-5 and hit his first pro HR.  Alexis Bastardo went 2-4 and Cole Tucker 1-3.  Tucker finished with a line of 267/368/356.  Dario Agrazal gave up four runs on seven hits in five innings.