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GAME RECAP 7/16/2017

PORTLAND PICKLES (23) at YUBA CITY BEARS (10)
The Portland Pickles scored a season-high in runs and earned the series sweep on Sunday night at Colusa Casino Stadium against the Yuba City Bears in a 23-10 victory.  It was the first sweep of season for the Pickles. The game was tied at six entering the sixth inning, when the Pickles scored seven, and six more in the seventh, to pull away with the easy victory.
 
Koty Fallon broke Zander Clarke's record for RBIs, set last month, with nine on the night.  Fallon had two home runs, including a grand slam, and finished with four hits. Colin Rubino also had four hits, and two RBIs.  Bobby Kinne had three hits and two RBIs, and Matt Starcovic also had three hits.  Alex Henwood had two hits and three RBIs, and Kelechi Anyanwu had two hits and two RBIs.  The Pickles finished with 23 total hits on the night, also a season high.
 
Pickles starting pitcher Matt Hardy (4-0) earned the victory, going five innings and allowing six runs, only one of which was earned.  He walked five and struck out six. Hardy also contributed two hits and an RBI at the plate, batting for himself.
 
Yuba City starter Ryan Brown took the no-decision, allowing four runs in three innings, and walking six.  Reliever Malcolm Boehm (0-1) took the loss, allowing six earned runs in 2.1 innings out of the bullpen.  TJ Dove led the Bears offense with three hits and two RBIs.  The Bears had seven errors defensively in the game.

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MARYSVILLE GOLD SOX (8) at LINCOLN POTTERS (16)
The Potters jumped out to an early 8-0 lead and ever looked back as they cruised to a 16-8 win over the Gold Sox.  Jonathan Lavalle improved to 5-0 on the season and is second in the GWL in victories. 

The middle of the Potters lineup did most of the damage as Jake Boyd and Zachary Hall combined to go 8-12 scoring 7 runs and driving in eight.  Hall finished with three doubles in the game tying a league record.  Five Lincoln batters had at least three hits. 

Dalton Maxwell stood out for the Gold Sox as he drove in four of their eight runs while going 4-6. 

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