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Cannonballs coming: Two ninth-inning, comeback wins

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Bradenton was rained out.

-- Indianapolis (58-61) lost to Buffalo, 1-0.  Trevor Williams (pictured) had a strong start, allowing just the one run in seven innings.  He gave up four hits, walked none and struck out six.  The Indians' struggling offense had only four hits, two by Elias Diaz.

Austin Meadows:  1-4
Josh Bell:  0-3
Edgar Santana:  IP, K

-- Altoona (63-52) lost to Harrisburg, 5-2.  Tyler Eppler got hit hard, allowing 11 hits and five runs in six innings.  He walked none and struck out five.  Barrett Barnes was 2-4 with a double.

Erich Weiss:  1-5
Kevin Newman:  1-5
Eric Wood:  1-3, BB

-- Ryan Nagle hit a three-run, walkoff HR, just his second HR of the year, to give West Virginia (59-56) a 3-2 win over Greensboro.  Nagle's longball followed a double by Carlos Munoz and a walk to Daniel Arribas.  Starter Bret Helton gave up one run on seven hits over six innings.  He walked one and fanned seven.

Mitchell Tolman:  1-3, BB
Logan Hill:  1-3, 2B, BB

-- Morgantown's game with State College was suspended after half an inning with the Black Bears up, 1-0, on a Stephen Alemais HR.

-- Bristol (19-27) scored two runs in the top of the ninth after two were out and nobody on to beat Danville, 5-4.  The runs scored when Michael De La Cruz tripled, Henrry Rosario singled and stole second, and Victor Fernandez singled in the second run.  Rosario and Fernandez each went 2-4.  Fernandez is now hitting .322.  Starter Adam Oller gave up two runs, one earned, in five innings.

Adrian Valerio:  0-3

-- The GCL Pirates (16-23) lost to the Braves, 5-1.  Austin Shields, the Pirates' 33rd round pick who signed for an above-slot bonus, had a tough pro debut.  Pitching in relief, he faced five batters and retired only one.  He gave up a HR and three walks, and all four runners scored.  Braeden Ogle started the game and allowed one unearned run over four innings on two hits and a walk.  He struck out two.  The Pirates had just four hits.

Edison Lantigua:  0-4
Oddy Nunez:  4 IP, H, BB, 6 K

-- The DSL Pirates (24-33) beat the Mets1, 8-2.  Francisco Mepris had his second straight four-hit game, going 4-5 with three doubles.  Jeremias Portorreal was 2-3 with two walks.  He's batting 337/459/461 since the beginning of July.  Rudy Guzman had a grand slam, his second HR on the year.

Kevin Sanchez:  0-4, BB
Gabriel Brito:  0-3, 2 BB
Leandro Pina:  4.1 IP, 3 H, ER, 2 BB, K