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Power jolts Suns with HR in 10th

September 05, 2010

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The final verdict came down in swift fashion for the Hagerstown Suns.

Elevys Gonzalez greeted Hagertown reliever Kyle Morrison with a leadoff home run in the 10th inning on Sunday to lead the West Virginia Power to a come-from-behind 4-3 victory over the Suns.

The Power scored two runs in the seventh to tie the game at 3 to set up the extra-inning heroics.

The Suns (65-74) owned a 3-1 lead through six innings by scoring single runs in the second, fourth and sixth innings.

Hagerstown scored in the second and fourth innings on leadoff home runs by Mills Rogers and Brett Newsome off Power starter Elecer Navarro. Rogers hit his second of the season to left field while Newsome ripped a drive to right center for his second of the year.

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West Virginia got a run back in the fourth off Suns starter Graham Hicks as Aaron Baker and Jose Hernandez drew two-out walks to set up Ramon Cabrera's RBI ground-rule double.

The Suns regained the two-run lead in the sixth when Newsome drew a leadoff walk and eventually scored on Michael Taylor's double to left.

The Power tied the game in the seventh against Hagerstown reliever Luis Garcia. Cabrera lead off with a single and Rogelios Noris doubled to set up Andy Vasquez's two-run triple to center.

Jhonathan Ramos (1-1) allowed two hits over the final two innings to earn the win.

Rogers had two hits and an RBI to lead the Suns' seven-hit atttack.

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