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IronBirds get big win behind Hammonds strong pitching

IronBirds get big win behind Hammonds strong pitching

The Aberdeen IronBirds got another strong pitching effort Monday night and unlike Sunday, they did not let it go to waste.

The IronBirds (17-24) blanked the host Staten Island Yankees, 3-0, in McNamara Division play of the New York-Penn League.

Matt Hammonds (2-2) tossed seven shutout innings for the win, allowing four hits and a walk, while striking out two. Josh Keaton came on to finish for his first save. Keaton gave up a hit, but struck but four over two innings.

The ‘Birds and Yankees are scheduled to play again tonight at 7 p.m. and wind up the series at noon on Wednesday.

Offensively, Aberdeen had just four hits, but they made the most of them. The first run...

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