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Crawdads Tough Out 10 Inning Win PDF Print
Written by Staff Reports   
Thursday, 14 June 2012 06:54

The Hickory Crawdads snapped their three-game losing streak by knocking off the Hagerstown Suns 5-3 Wednesday night in 10 innings at Municipal Stadium in Hagerstown on Wednesday night. The win also allowed Hickory (35-30)

to avoid the three-game sweep, and the Crawdads also snapped an 18-inning scorless streak in the series.
Hickory snapped a 3-3 tie in the top of the tenth. With one out and nobody out, Jorge Alfaro ripped a single to left field.  A balk moved Alfaro to second base and , Chris Grayson walked. Both runners advanced to second and third on a ground out by Jordan Akins; A passed ball by losing pitcher Aaron Barrett (3-2) allowed Alfaro to score from third, and Grayson, who advanced to third on the play, scored on an RBI infield single by 1B Jhonny Gomez that gave the Crawdadsa  5-3 lead.
Phil Klein came on in the bottom of the tenth and picked up his third save of the year. JOse Mavare picked up the win in relief; Mavare went three innings and gave up an earned runm, no hits, walked two and struck out five. The Crawdads limited the Suns (40-25) to just five hits. Hanser Alberto was 2-5 with a double; Alfaro was 2-4 with two runs scored, a home run and an RBI; Aikns had two hits and scored a run.
Crawdads Clippings:
The Crawdads take on the BlueClaws in Lakewood on Thursday at 7:05 p.m.  Catch all the action live on Hickorycrawdads.com, and tune in 15 minutes before First Pitch for Crawdads Countdown!
Get Tickets:
Individual Tickets for all Crawdads home games are available right now at Hickorycrawdads.com or by calling (828) 322-3000!  Group outings, corporate partnerships, Levine Children's Hospital Claw Club memberships and Ticket Books for the 20th Anniversary Season are also available right now by calling the Front Office at (828) 322-3000.

  
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