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Minor League Baseball: Arizona Fall League-Fall Stars Game
Connor Joe
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Indianapolis (34-29) was postponed.

Altoona (34-29) lost to Portland 7-4 as Yeudy Garcia's incredible shrinking prospect status continues to erode. Garcia was awful, giving up five earned runs while only recording one out in the second inning before giving way to Jared Lakind, who was also inept. On a positive note, Tate Scioneaux and Buddy Borden combined for five scoreless innings of relief. Connor Joe (.395 OPS over last 10 games) was 2-4 with a double and two RBIs. Pablo Reyes was 3-4 on the night. Kevin Newman was not in the lineup for the second consecutive game.

Jordan Luplow 0-3, 1 K

Yeudy Garcia 1 1-3 IP, 5 hits, 5 ER, 1 K, 2 walks

Tate Scioneaux 3 IP, 0 hits, 3 K

Bradenton (36-27) had a doubleheader vs Tampa. Bradenton was destroyed in the first game, 11-1, as Gage Hinsz had a horrible start, lasting only 1 2-3 innings and giving up five earned runs on five hits and three walks. Both pieces of the Ivan Nova rental played a part in the outcome. Tito Polo hit a a two-run double off Hinsz in the second and Stephen Tarpley came in relief to get the win. Sam Street replaced Hinsz and was bombed for another four runs in 2 1-3 innings. Logan Hill accounted for all of the Marauders’ offensive output with his 15th home run.

Will Craig 0-2, 2 K, 1 walk

Logan Hill 1-4, home run (15)

Gage Hinsz 1 1-3 IP, 3 hits, 5 ER, 3 K, 3 walks

Jake Brentz 1 IP, 0 hits, 1 K

In Game 2 Bradenton fell 5-1 to the Yankees. Taylor Hearn pitched four innings, giving up three runs on three hits with four walks and five strikeouts. This is the second consecutive outing Hearn has allowed four free passes. Jordan George hit a solo home run (2). Brandon Cumpton relieved Hearn and pitched three innings and gave up two runs on five hits.

Ke'Bryan Hayes 0-3, 1 K

Will Craig 1-3, 1 K

Casey Hughston 1-2, double

West Virginia (28-34) lost 5-2 to Charleston. Cam Vieaux got the start for the Power and worked around eight hits and three walks to only allow three runs in 5 1-3 innings. Both of West Virginia's runs came in the top of the third, as Albert Baur hit an RBI double and Hunter Owen knocked Baur in. The Power only had 6 hits.

Albert Baur 2-3, 2 doubles (now batting .323)

Brent Gibbs 2-4, double