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Matt Morris Report: Some not-so-good pitching

West Virginia was off.

-- Wilfredo Boscan and Charlie Leesman got torched for ten runs in the first inning as Indianapolis lost to Rochester, 15-10.  Leesman later gave up three more, as the two combined to allow 11 hits and five walks in three and two-thirds innings.  The defense didn't help, as four errors led to seven unearned runs.  The Indians made it look like a game, though, as all ten players who made plate appearances had one hit apiece except Steve Lombardozzi, who had two.  Gorkys Hernandez and Brent Morel each hit their second HR.  Alen Hanson was 1-5, and Tony Sanchez and Elias Diaz each 1-4.  John Holdzkom managed a scoreless inning, giving up one hit with no walks(!) or strikeouts.  He threw 14 of 18 pitches for strikes.

-- Altoona's starters appear to be coming back to earth.  Today, Chad Kuhl gave up six runs, three earned, on eight hits and two walks in six innings.  He struck out one.  The Curve managed to come back from a six-run deficit to tie the game, but Jeremy Bleich gave up three runs in the 8th and Altoona lost, 10-7, to a very bad Richmond team.  Willy Garcia (pictured) was 2-4 with three RBIs, Max Moroff 2-3 with a double and a walk, and Gift Ngoepe 2-4.

-- Bradenton dropped a 15-inning game to Fort Myers, 6-3.  Starter Cody Dickson gave up two runs, one earned, on six hits and two walks in five innings.  He struck out three.  The Marauders repeatedly got the leadoff runner on base in extra innings, usually via walks, but failed to capitalize, except in the bottom of the 11th, which was the only extra inning in which their leadoff batter didn't reach.  In that inning they tied the game when Reese McGuire walked with one out and scored on a wild pitch, a steal of third and another wild pitch.  Andy Otamendi finally gave up three runs in the 15th.  Bradenton was unable to score in the bottom half despite drawing three more walks, bringing their total to 11.  McGuire finished 0-4 with three walks.  JaCoby Jones was 2-6 with a walk and Barrett Barnes 1-5 with a double.  Austin Meadows didn't play.