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Cannonballs coming: Four-hit games for Newman, Frazier, Mathisen

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-- Adam Frazier went 4-5 and Josh Bell hit his ninth HR as Indianapolis (35-30) beat Pawtucket, 10-6.  Frazier raised his average to .342.  Bell, who was 2-3 with two walks overall, is now hitting .316/406/517.  Chad Kuhl had his third straight rough start, lasting only four innings and giving up five runs, four earned, on ten hits and two walks.  He struck out only two.  Others:

Alen Hanson:  1-5
Cole Figueroa:  1-4, BB
Willy Garcia:  3-5, 2B
Gift Ngoepe:  2-3, 3B, BB

-- Alex McRae's second AA start was even worse than his first as Altoona (34-30) lost to New Hampshire, 9-3.  McRae gave up nine runs, eight of them earned, in three and two-thirds innings, leaving his ERA at 18.41.  Austin Meadows doubled in his fourth and last AB to extend his hitting streak to 24 games.  Edwin Espinal hit his fourth HR, but struck out his other three times up.  Others:

Harold Ramirez:  0-4
Erich Weiss:  1-4
Reese McGuire:  1-3

-- Bradenton (35-29) took a 9-3 lead and then withstood a ninth-inning rally to beat Clearwater, 9-7.  Kevin Newman, in his second game back from injury, and Wyatt Mathisen (pictured), in his first game of the year, each had four hits.  Newman was 4-4 with three runs, a walk and his third HR.  Mathisen went 4-5.  Starter Colten Brewer gave up two runs on seven hits and a walk in six innings.  He fanned seven.  Others:

Cole Tucker:  3-5, 2B
Kevin Kramer:  0-4, BB
Luis Heredia:  0.1 IP, H, BB, K, Sv

-- West Virginia (34-31) scored seven times in the eighth inning on its way to a 12-4 blowout of Lexington.  Logan Ratledge went 3-6 with two doubles and Mitchell Tolman 2-4 with a triple, two walks and three runs.  Tolman is batting 340/435/453 in June.  Mitch Keller gave up two runs on four hits and a walk over five innings, while fanning seven.  He threw 60 of 85 pitches for strikes.  Others:

Daniel Arribas:  2-4, BB
Carlos Munoz:  2-4, 2 BB
Logan Hill:  2-4, BB

-- The DSL Pirates (3-7) lost to the Indians, 3-1.  Joel Cesar Toribio went three and two-thirds innings, giving up one run on three hits and four walks, while striking out three.  The Pirates had only four hits, half of them by Christopher Perez.  Others:

Sherton Apostel:  0-3, BB (now batting .040)
Larry Alcime:  0-4, 2 K (now batting .045 with 13 Ks in 22 ABs)