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Scrappers shutout by Lowell

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NILES, Ohio - For the first time since mid-July, the Scrappers will not go into the final game of a series with a chance to win it, as Mahoning Valley dropped their 2nd straight game against the Lowell, their 3rd

The Scrappers struggled right out of the gate, as the first three batters for the Spinners reached to start the ballgame, two of which scored, giving Lowell the 2-0 lead.

After the rough first inning, Lugo settled back into a rhythm for back-to-back innings. However, he hit another rough patch in the 4th inning. A double by Spinners 2nd baseman Deiner Lopez and a sacrifice fly from 3rd baseman Carlos Asuaje pushed the lead out to 4-0 Spinners.

Lowell outfielders Williams Jerez and Forest Allday knocked home the 5th and 6th runs on singles, breaking the game wide open. The Spinners would tack on another run in the 9th inning. The win will be credited to Sergio Gomez, making him 3-1 this season. He went 6 scoreless innings, allowed 5 hits, walked just one and struck out five.

The loss goes to Luis Lugo, who went 4 innings, allowing 4 hits, 6 runs, 4 of them earned, walking one and striking out five. He is 1-4 in 2013. Mahoning Valley as a pitching staff struck out three. The Scrappers committed four errors Wednesday, bringing their total to eight in the series.

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