2017-06-16 / Sports

’Dogs stumble to Curve

The Times Record

ALTOONA, Pa.

The Altoona Curve (35-29) scored four times in the fourth inning and Alex McRae (5-2) hurled seven innings, defeating the Portland Sea Dogs (29-32), 7-1 on Thursday afternoon at Peoples Natural Gas Field.

McRae tossed seven innings on four hits, one run and fanned five, earning his first career win against Portland. Sea Dogs hurler Trey Ball (1-6) suffered the loss, yielding eight hits and five runs over four innings pitched.

The Curve snapped a 1-1 tie with a four-run second against Ball. Zane Chavez snapped a 1-1 tie with a run-scoring single. Kevin Newman and Edwin Espinal added RBI hits in the frame.

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