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Both the Missions and the TinCaps endured losses tonight. They both played in close games as they lost by a combined 3 runs. The Missions were unable to get a clutch hit while the TinCaps endured sloppy defense which allowed 3 unearned runs to score.
Hitting Prospect of the Day: Alberth Martinez
Pitching Player of the Day: Juan Oramas
San Antonio Missions 0, Corpus Christi Hooks 1
Rico Noel-CF: 1-4, K
Cory Spangenberg-2B: 0-4, 2K
Tommy Medica-1B: 1-4, 2K
Jake Blackwood-3B: 2-4,
Yeison Asencio-RF: 0-4, K
Jeudy Valdez-SS: 0-3, 2K
Juan Oramas-SP: 6.0 IP, 3H, 0R, 2BB, 5K
Notes: For the second consecutive night the Missions’ game was decided by 1 run. This is the 3rd game in the best of 5 series in which both teams failed to score more than 2 runs. Both teams only had 5 hits, but the Missions’ struggles with RISP continued as they went 0-for-5 in that category. Juan Oramas tossed 6 scoreless innings; he hasn’t allowed a run in 4 of his last 5 starts.
Fort Wayne TinCaps 5, South Bend...
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The Missions won as 3rd baseman Jake Blackwood drove in 4 runs and centerfielder Rico Noel raised his average to .462 over the 3 playoff games.
Hitting Prospect of the Day: Rodney Daal
Pitching Player of the Day: Eddie Bonine
San Antonio Missions 7, Corpus Christi Hooks 6
Rico Noel-CF: 2-5, RBI, BB, K, Run scored
Cory Spangenberg-2B: 2-6, 2B, K, 2 Runs scored
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