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Braves light up scoreboard in win over A's

May 26, 1999|By JACK HILL III

The Hagerstown Braves scored in every inning Wednesday night to take a 12-2 six-inning win over the Greencastle Athletics in a Blue Ridge Adult League baseball game at Municipal Stadium.

Mike Martin finished with two hits, two runs scored and one RBI as he helped to get the Braves' offense going early.

"Tonight was a good Braves win," Martin said. "Everyone contributed in some way tonight. All you have to do is look at the scoreboard and it shows that we scored in every inning."

Kevin Crawford had two hits and two RBIs for Hagerstown (4-3, 3-3). Kris Parks and Mickey Kerns drove in two runs apiece.

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Jamie Ware, Matt Bragunier and Joe Whetzel combined to fire a five-hitter with 11 strikeouts for the Braves. Ware pitched the first three innings and fanned seven batters without allowing a run. Bragunier threw two innings and picked up the win.

Erick Poole had two hits, including a home run, and drove in both runs for Greencastle.

Hagerstown started off with two runs in the first on an RBI single by Martin and a sacrifice fly by Kerns.

The Braves got a run in the second when Rodney Young scored on a throwing error.

Hagerstown tacked on two more runs in the third on a sacrifice fly by Regan Smith and a bases-loaded walk to Young.

The Braves added two runs in the fourth on an RBI double by Reeser and an RBI single by Kerns.

Hagerstown scored three runs in the fifth on an RBI single by Parks and a two-run single by Crawford.

The Braves got their final two runs in the sixth on a fielder's choice grounder by Parks and a game-ending RBI single by Kenny Moore.

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