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Captains' bats too much for Suns' pitching

June 09, 2008

Roman Pena and Karexon Sanchez combined for nine RBIs as the Lake County Captains beat the Hagerstown Suns 15-2 at Municipal Stadium on Sunday.

The Captains (37-25), who are in first place in the South Atlantic League's Northern Division, took three of four from the Suns (29-32) in the four-game series, outscoring Hagerstown 40-15.

Lake County rallied for seven runs in the fifth inning to take an 8-0 lead. Pena and Sanchez each hit a three-run homer in the inning.

Down 13-0, the Suns finally scored a run in the sixth on a sacrifice fly by Michael Burgess.

Hagerstown scored its final run in the seventh on an RBI single by Brandon Whiting, who finished with two of the Suns' four hits.

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Hagerstown starter Cole Kimball (1-3) went 4 2/3 innings in the loss. He allowed seven runs, three hits and four walks. He threw three wild pitches, hit three batters and had eight strikeouts. Jamie Lehman allowed five runs and six hits in an inning of work.

Captains starter Christopher Archer (2-6) allowed one run, two hits and a walk while striking out six to get the win.

Adam White and Ron Rivas each had three of Lake County's 14 hits.

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