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Game 2: RailRiders 3, Lehigh Valley 0

September 7, 2018

SWB RAILRIDERS GAME REPORT RailRiders 3, Lehigh Valley 0 Lehigh Valley RailRiders ab r h bi ab r h bi Anna ss 4 0 0 0 Robinson cf 4 0 0 0 Cowgill cf 4 0 0 0 Payton lf 4 2 3 0 Walding 3b 2 0 0 0 Urshela 3b 4 0 0 1 Meneses 1b 3 0 0 0 McBroom 1b 4 0 0 0 Plouffe dh 3 0 0 0 Ford dh 4 0 1 0 Knapp c 3 0 1 0 Zehner rf 2 0 1 0 Ortiz lf 3 0 0 0 Mazzilli 2b 3 0 1 0 Green 1b 3 0 0 0 Castillo c 3 1 1 1 Valentin 2b 3 0 0 0 Navarro ss 3 0 0 0 Totals 28 0 1 0 Totals 31 3 7 2 Lehigh Valley 000 000 000 — 0 RailRiders 000 110 01x — 3 LOB: Lehigh Valley 2, RailRiders 5. 3B: Payton (1). HR: Castillo (1). Lehigh Valley IP H R ER BB SO Irvin (L, 0-1) 7 6 2 2 1 4 Beato 1 1 1 1 0 2 RailRiders IP H R ER BB SO Cortes (W, 1-0 8 1 0 0 1 7 Adams (S, 1) 1 0 0 0 0 2 WP: Beato 2. Umpires: HP: Miller, 1B: Beck, 2B: Clark, 3B: Bacon. T: 1:54. A: 912. How they scored RailRiders fourth: Irvin pitching. Payton tripled. Urshela grounded out, Payton scored. RailRiders 1, Lehigh Valley 0. RailRiders fifth: Castillo homered. RailRiders 2, Lehigh Valley 0. RailRiders ninth: Beato pitching. Payton singled. Urshela struck out. With McBroom batting, wild pitch by Beato, Payton to second. McBroom grounded out, Payton to third. With Ford batting, wild pitch by Beato, Payton scored. RailRiders 3, Lehigh Valley 0. Tonight’s game Game 3: RailRiders at Lehigh Valley, Coca-Cola Park, 7:05 p.m. Pitching probables: RailRiders LHP Ryan Bollinger (0-1, 3.00) vs. Lehigh Valley RHP Drew Anderson (9-4, 3.87) Off the rails ■ RailRiders starter Nestor Cortes came five outs from a no-hitter, which would have been only SWB’s second nine-inning no-no. Jeremy Cummings no-hit Rochester on Sept. 3, 2006, with the Red Barons.■ RHP Mike King, who would start Game 4 of this series for the RailRiders, was named the International League’s player of the month for August by Minor League Baseball. King went 3-0 with a 1.09 ERA in the month. ■ RHP Chance Adams picked up his first career save Thursday with a perfect ninth inning. Since moving to the bullpen, Adams has allowed one run on five hits in 7⅓ innings, walking two and striking out eight. ■ In the other Governors’ Cup semifinal, Durham beat Toledo, 6-5, holding on after the Mud Hens scored two runs in bottom of the ninth. The Bulls evened the series at 1-1. Scranton’s Joe McCarthy went 2 for 5 with a triple and two runs scored for the Bulls. — CONOR FOLEY

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