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Cannonballs coming: Harold Ramirez stays hot

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-- Indianapolis (22-22) found themselves without a starter for their game against Rochester, due to the promotion of Kyle Lobstein.  The Indians went with Kelvin Marte, who got pounded for three HRs and seven runs in three innings in a 9-8 loss.  The Indians trailed 9-3 going into the ninth and rallied for five runs, but Gift Ngoepe grounded out with the tying run on third.  Josh Bell was 3-4 with two doubles, Jason Rogers 3-5 with a double, and Max Moroff 3-4.  Others:

Adam Frazier:  1-4
Alen Hanson:  0-5 (batting 189/197/270 with one walk and 15 Ks in May)
Willy Garcia:  0-5, 9 LOB
Gift Ngoepe:  2-4, 2B, BB
Trey Haley:  IP, H, K

-- Altoona (24-20) got blasted by the Eastern League's best team, Akron, 13-6.  Tyler Eppler gave up nine runs on ten hits in three innings.  He walked one and struck out three.  Harold Ramirez (pictured) went 3-5 with his first HR of the year.  After hitting 213/272/333 in April, Ramirez is batting 387/459/507 in May.  Overall, he's hitting 300/367/420.  Others:

Erich Weiss:  3-5
Austin Meadows:  1-5, 2B
Barrett Barnes:  1-4
Eric Wood:  2-4, 2B, 3B

-- Bradenton (23-22) dropped a 4-2 decision to Jupiter.  Alex McRae pitched well, but gave up two runs on errors and two on solo HRs.  Overall, he allowed four hits in seven innings, with no walks and four strikeouts.  The Marauders had only five hits.  Others:

Kevin Newman:  1-5, 2B
Kevin Kramer:  1-4
Jordan Luplow:  0-3, BB
Connor Joe:  1-4

-- West Virginia (23-22) beat Charleston, 5-3.  Dario Agrazal allowed one run over six innings.  He gave up six hits, walked two and struck out five.  Mitchell Tolman had a two-run HR, his second longball on the year.  Logan Hill had a two-run double, his first hit in 17 at-bats since moving down from Bradenton.  Others:

Cole Tucker:  2-4, 3B