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Matt Morris Report: Willy Garcia goes deep (finally)

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-- Seven different Indianapolis hitters had two hits apiece as the Indians doubled up on Toledo, 10-5.  Alen Hanson and Gorkys Hernandez were each 2-4 with a triple, and Tony Sanchez 2-4 with a double, triple and three RBIs.  Elias Diaz was 2-3.  Adrian Sampson had a shaky start, allowing four runs on seven hits and two walks in six-plus innings.  He struck out four.  He actually pitched well in innings 2-6 after giving up two hits and two walks in the 1st, but he failed to retire either of two hitters in the 7th and Collin Balester let one inherited runner score.

-- Altoona lost to New Britain, 9-5.  Starter Matt Benedict, whose attraction for the team remains baffling, gave up six runs on ten hits in five innings, raising his ERA to 8.10 (it was 5.77 with Altoona last year).  Willy Garcia (pictured) finally went deep for the first time this year, a three run shot.  He went 2-4 overall.  Max Moroff was 2-5 with a double and is now hitting .318.  Dan Gamache was also 2-5.  Josh Bell got the day off.  Keon Broxton came out of the game after two innings for reasons unknown.

-- Cody Dickson threw five shutout innings as Bradenton beat Daytona, 3-1.  Dickson allowed just one hit, walked three and struck out five.  Erich Weiss was 2-4 with a double and is now hitting .305.  Edwin Espinal had a two-run double.  Austin Meadows went 0-4 and Reese McGuire didn't play.

UPDATE:  P2 is reporting that Jose Osuna, currently hitting 282/333/431, was told after the game that he was being promoted to Altoona.  If Broxton was hurt, Osuna may be replacing him.

-- West Virginia lost to Delmarva, 6-4.  Austin Coley gave up five runs for the second time in three starts.  He went five innings, allowing seven hits and two walks, with four strikeouts.  John Sever threw the last three innings, giving up a run on five hits and two walks.  He fanned three.  Jerrick Suiter was 2-4 with his second HR.  Cole Tucker and Connor Joe each went 1-3 with a walk.