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Edinburg tops Aviators to close series

June 9, 2005 - Central Baseball League (Central League) - Coastal Bend Aviators News Release

EDINBURG, Texas – The Aviators lost the final game of the two-game series with Edinburg 5-3 on Thursday night.

The Aviators scored the first two runs of the game. Stephen Morales scored a run in the second inning on Marco Garza’s throwing error. The Aviators took a 2-0 lead on Carlos Figueroa’s RBI single in the third.

Edinburg struck with a four-run fourth inning. Eric Gonzalez drove in two runs on a single. Matt Spencer then hit a RBI double giving Edinburg a 4-2 lead. Gonzalez then scored on Eddie Lara’s sacrifice fly making the score 5-2.

The Aviators added a run on Jack Joffrion’s RBI single in the seventh inning.

Frank James (2-3) started the game and picked up the win for Edinburg. Steve Wilkerson pitched the ninth inning to pick up his tenth save of the season. Elliott Shaw (1-3) took the loss for the Aviators.

Aviators are home again on Friday to begin a three-game series against Fort Worth at 7:05. Friday will be baseball cap giveaway night. Tickets are available through the Aviator’s website, or call (361) 387-8585. All games are broadcast on KCCT 1150 AM, and the Aviators website.

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