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Suns turn back Legends

August 07, 2005

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Armand Gaerlan and Ambiorix Concepion each homered for Hagerstown as the Suns posted a 7-4 victory Saturday night over the Lexington Legends in the opener of a four-game series.

Gaerlan's solo shot in the second inning got the Suns (54-51, 13-24 second half) on the scoreboard. They added another run when Corey Coles singled home Russ Triplett with two outs in the inning.

With the score tied 2-2, the Suns scored five unanswered runs.

In the fourth, Triplett singled and scored on a throwing error to make it 3-2. Carlos Gomez later came home on a Concepion groundout.

Kyle Brown scored from first on a single by James Burt to make it 5-2 in the fifth.

With two outs in the sixth, Coles singled and Concepion followed with a blast to left to make it 7-2.

Gomez, Coles and Triplett each had two hits.

Kevin Mannix (3-5) got the win for Hagerstown, going six innings and allowing three earned runs on five hits and two walks. He struck out four.

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Joseph Serfass picked up his third save, giving up four hits and one earned run while striking out two in three innings.

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