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Matt Morris Report: Charlie Morton terrific in rehab start

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-Indianapolis lost 5-4 to Scranton after a late comeback bid came up short. Chris Volstad had a quality start, but Bobby LaFromboise allowed three of the four batters he faced to reach base in the seventh, and then Brad Lincoln entered and didn't help him clean up the mess. Lincoln, who also pitched the eighth, allowed four walks, one intentional. Deibinson Romero hit a solo homer, and Brent Morel, Elias Diaz, Alen Hanson and Gustavo Nunez each had two hits.

-Altoona beat Harrisburg, 10-4. Charlie Morton pitched seven scoreless innings in a rehab start, striking out five and walking two. He got 12 ground ball outs. It's obviously impossible to tell how he feels from looking at a box score, but that's exactly the sort of line you'd expect from a healthy Morton against a Double-A lineup. Max Moroff and Dan Gamache homered, Josh Bell tripled, and Moroff, Bell, Willy Garcia, Stetson Allie, Gift Ngoepe and Keon Broxton all had two hits apiece. Bell also drew two walks, and his OBP is now well above .400.

-Bradenton held off Palm Beach, 7-5. The Marauders offense got 12 hits, five of them doubles. Erich Weiss went 3-for-4 with a double and a walk, and JaCoby Jones, Edwin Espinal and Jin-De Jhang each had two hits. Frank Duncan allowed five runs in five innings of work.

-West Virginia lost to Kannapolis, 4-3, which is okay, because I highly doubt "Kannapolis" is a real place. Jose Regalado gave up three runs over five innings, and then Yeudy Garcia gave up one run over four. Chase Simpson went 2-for-4 with a double and drove in all three of the Power's runs. Cole Tucker went 0-for-4.