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This day in Suns history

August 21, 2005

Aug. 21

1981 - Winston Salem scored four runs in the 12th inning and held off the Suns to take a 8-7 win and sweep the series. Winston Salem scored the last two runs of the rally off an error by shortstop Andy Timko. Dave Rivera's RBI triple keyed the Suns' comeback try. Matt Tyner had three hits for the Suns. Hagerstown is in third place in the Carolina League's Northern Division after winning the first-half title.

1984 - Suns starter Mark Leiter was on the wild side as Peninsula scored three times in the first two innings en route to a 7-2 victory. Leiter had four walks, hit three batters and threw three wild pitches in his outing. Jeff Jacobs hit a two-run double in the fifth inning to score Bill Ripken and Mike Vanderburg with the Suns' only two runs. The Suns are last in the Carolina League's Northern Division.

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1992 - The Suns all but played themselves out of the Eastern League playoffs with a 5-3 loss to Albany. Jeff Williams allowed three runs in the first, keyed by a Sherman Obando single. Brad Tyler, Cesar Devarez and Scott Meadows drove in Hagerstown's runs. Mart Hutton pitched the victory for the Yankees.

2000 - Adam Poe's one-out, bases-loaded single in the ninth lifts Savannah to a 3-2 win over the Suns. Marcos Sandoval took the loss for the Suns despite working 8 1/3 innings. Jovanny Cedeno pitched six innings for Savannah, allowing two hits while striking out 14. Hank Blalock went 0-for-4 for the Sand Gnats.

2004 - Jesse Floyd one-hit Charleston over six innings to lead the Suns to a 6-1 victory over the Alley Cats. The Suns scored five runs in the fourth. Pat Dobson highlighted the rally with a two-run double. Kyle Bone had three RBI for the Suns.

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