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Cannonballs coming: Big comebacks for Altoona and Bristol

-- Indianapolis (41-37) lost to Gwinnett, 2-1.  Trevor Williams had a good start, allowing two runs on four hits and a walk in six innings.  He struck out six.  The only run for the Indians came on Alen Hanson's fifth HR.  Hanson finished 1-3 with two walks.  The Indians had plenty of scoring opportunities, but they stranded 13 runners.  Others:

Gift Ngoepe:  1-4, 2B
Max Moroff:  1-5
Josh Bell;  0-3, 2 BB
Jason Rogers:  1-2, 2 BB
Austin Meadows:  made game's last out as PH
Justin Masterson:  IP, BB, K
Kyle Lobstein:  2 IP, H, BB, 3 K

-- Altoona (43-33) came from six runs down to beat Binghamton, 8-7.  Trailing 7-1, the Curve scored five runs in the sixth.  Altoona then scored two in the bottom of the ninth, with the game ending on a walkoff double by Jose Osuna.  Cody Dickson had a rough start, giving up five runs on eight hits in five innings.  Justin Maffei returned from spending most of the season on the disabled list to go 3-3.  Others:

Kevin Newman:  1-4
Erich Weiss:  0-3, 2 BB
Harold Ramirez:  1-4, 3B, BB, 3 RBI
Reese McGuire:  0-4
Anderson Feliz:  2-3, HR (2)
Edgar Santana:  IP, 2 H, 2 ER, BB, 2 K
Jared Lakind:  IP, K

-- Bradenton (41-32) got stomped by Jupiter, 11-5.  J.T. Brubaker gave up five runs on six hits and three walks in four and a third innings.  Others:

Cole Tucker:  0-5
Kevin Kramer:  2-4
Connor Joe:  1-4, 3 K

-- West Virginia (38-37) beat Lexington, 3-2.  Casey Hughston and Logan Ratledge led off the bottom of the first with back-to-back HRs, Hughston's fourth and Ratledge's first.  Hughston struck out in his last three ABs, while Ratledge went 4-4.  Logan Sendelbach gave up two runs in five innings.  Others:

Ke'Bryan Hayes:  1-3, BB
Daniel Arribas:  1-2, 2 BB
Daniel Zamora:  3 IP, H, 3 K

-- Morgantown lost its sixth straight, 3-1 to Batavia.  James Marvel had a good start, allowing just an unearned run on two hits in six innings.  He walked two and struck out three.  The Black Bears had only four hits.  Will Craig continued to struggle, going 0-3 with a walk and two strikeouts.  Others:

Sandy Santos:  1-4, 3B
Chris Harvey:  2-3, 2B, BB

-- Bristol (5-1) came back from a 6-0 deficit to beat Greenville, 8-7.  The Pirates tied the game with six runs in the seventh inning, fell behind by a run in the eighth, then scored two in the bottom of the eighth.  Starter Nestor Oronel gave up six unearned runs in four innings.  Brent Gibbs went 3-4.  Others:

Garrett Brown:  1-5
Adrian Valerio:  0-4
Jhoan Herrera:  2-3, BB
Michael De La Cruz:  1-4

-- The GCL Pirates (2-1) dropped the Braves, 4-3, in ten innings.  The Bucs tied the game at 3-3 with a run in the bottom of the ninth that came in interesting fashion.  Mikell Granberry led off with a triple, which was followed by an infield single on which he held third.  That was followed by a strikeout, a steal, an intentional walk, another strikeout, and finally a bases-loaded walk that tied the game.  The Pirates loaded the bases in the bottom of the tenth on a single and two bunt singles, then won on a walkoff hit by Nelson Jorge.  Starter Ronny Agustin gave up two runs on three hits and a walk over five innings.  He fanned five.  The runs were unearned and scored via a bunt single, an infield hit, an error, a sacrifice fly and a groundout.  Taking that into account, Agustin had quite a good start.  Others:

Edison Lantigua:  1-3, BB
Johan De Jesus:  2-4
Granberry:  2-5, 3B
Victor Ngoepe:  2-5
Julian Villamar:  3 IP, 2 H, ER, 2 K

-- The DSL Pirates (7-14) lost to the Rangers1, 8-3.  Starter Roger Santana gave up three runs, one earned in five innings.  He allowed four hits and a walk, and struck out four.  The bullpen walked eight over the final four innings.  Kevin Sanchez went 3-5 with a double and is now hitting .348.  Others:

Rodolfo Castro:  1-5
Larry Alcime:  1-4, 2B