On the last day of the West Virginia series with the Lakewood Blueclaws, the Power took the game and the series, with a 4-1 victory. It was a quiet day from three of the four big bats in the lineup, but the other one was hitting the ball hard. Nick Kingham was on the mound to start the game, coming into the day with two straight appearances in which he threw six shutout innings. I’ll start the recap with Kingham’s day, followed by today’s performances from Alen Hanson, Gregory Polanco, Willy Garcia and finally Jose Osuna, with game notes to follow.
Osuna had a solid day at the plate today
Kingham gave up one run over four innings, got four strikeouts and some weak contact. His problem was the amount of pitches he threw, 80 of them total and he faced just 16 batters. He wasn’t really wild, throwing 51 pitches for strikes. His problem was a lot of foul balls with two strikes. In three of his four strikeouts, he had to battle for the out, throwing a total of 28 pitches in ...