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Tuesday's local baseball roundup: Generals walk off to drop Pilots under .500

Coastal Plain League:

Campbell's Elijah Trail drew a bases-loaded walk in the 10th inning to give the Petersburg Generals (2-5) a 5-4 home win against the Peninsula Pilots (3-4) Tuesday.

The Pilots scored a run in the ninth to tie the game but couldn't go ahead.

It cost them when VMI's Gary LaClair trotted home with the winning run on a mistargeted pitch by Longwood's Aaron Myers, a Denbigh High graduate. Myers hit two batters earlier in the inning, the only one he pitched.

Thomas Gill, a former Warhill High player, pitched 5 2/3 innings for Petersburg, yielding two runs and three hits.

Concord's Bret Blevins was 2-for-2 with a run and an RBI for the Pilots, while Lander's Patrick Grady batted 2-for-4 with an RBI.

Details are here:
http://www.coastalplain.com/statistics/2013/pet6-4.htm#GAME.PLY

International League:

The Norfolk Tides (34-25) dropped their third consecutive game, falling 8-2 in a series opener at Louisville (29-30).

Henry Rodriguez batted 4-for-5 with two runs for the Bats, Cincinnati’s top farm club. Billy Hamilton, a prolific speedster, was 2-for-5 with a run for Louisville. He stole two bases, giving him 32 this season.

Travis Ishikawa had two of the Tides’ eight hits. Adam Russell (3-1) gave up five runs and five hits in 2 1/3 innings for the loss.

The box score is here:
http://norfolk.tides.milb.com/milb/stats/stats.jsp?gid=2013_06_04_noraaa_louaaa_1&t=g_box&did=milb&sid=t568

Eastern League:

New Britain snapped Richmond’s winning streak at three, beating the host Flying Squirrels 4-1 in a series opener despite Javier Herrera’s fifth-inning home run.

The Rock Cats (28-30), Minnesota's Double-A affiliate, scored twice in each of the first two innings against Craig Westcott (3-6) to earn their third victory in a row.

The Squirrels fell to 31-25.

The box score is here:
http://richmond.flyingsquirrels.milb.com/milb/stats/stats.jsp?gid=2013_06_04_nbraax_ricaax_1&t=g_box&did=milb&sid=t3410

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