'Wolves Swept in DoubleheaderJuly 21, 2012 - Eastern League (EL) Erie SeaWolves
The Altoona Curve swept the SeaWolves on Saturday night in doubleheader action at People's Natural Gas Field by scores of 5-1 and 1-0.
The lone run of the game came in the bottom of the sixth against Robbie Weinhardt. With one out, Brock Holt singled and stole second. He scored on a Matt Curry single.
Weinhardt (0-2) allowed a run on three hits with two walks and no strikeouts in two innings in relief.
Erie starter Jared Gayhart was spectacular in a spot start tossing four shutout innings allowing one hit with a walk and five strikeouts.
The SeaWolves dropped game one of Saturday's doubleheader to the Curve 5-1 at People's Natural Gas Field.
The Curve got on the board against Erie starter Brian Flynn in the first inning. With one out, Brock Holt and Adalberto Santos each singled putting runners on the corners. Matt Curry lifted a sacrifice fly to center, scoring Holt for a 1-0 lead. Consecutive hits by Quincy Latimore and Ramon Cabrera scored a pair to make it 3-0.
Altoona went ahead 5-0 in the third. Santos walked to lead off the inning and he scored on a Latimore two-run home run.
Erie's lone run came in the fifth off of Curve starter Phil Irwin. Avisail Garcia led off with a triple. Rawley Bishop followed, grounded to short and on a Holt error, Garcia scored to make it 5-1. Erie would get no closer.
The 'Wolves had runners on the corners with no outs in the fifth and two on in the seven and failed to cut further into the Curve lead.
Flynn (0-1) allowed five runs on eight hits with two walks and three strikeouts in five innings of work.
Irwin (2-7) tossed a complete game allowing a run on four hits with no walks and four strikeouts.
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