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Sandberg Homers in Loss to Spikes
08/31/2014 7:54 PM ET
Shawn Williams Congratulates Cord Sandberg on his 6th home run of the year

The Spikes beat the Crosscutters 5-1 Sunday night at Susquehanna Bank Park at Historic Bowman Field in the next to last meeting between the two clubs in 2014.

Cord Sandberg hit his sixth homer of the season with one out in the first inning to give the Cutters a 1-0 lead. It was the last time the Cutters scored on the night

Cutters starter Edubray Ramos went the first four innings scattering five hits and five strikeouts.

The Cutters bullpen has been very solid most of the year but the Spikes tagged reliever Mark Meadors for the tying in the sixth on three base hits. They took the lead for good in the seventh off Manny Martinez (1-3) with a pair of doubles to lead 2-1.

The Spikes took a 5-1 lead when Luis Cruz hit a 3-run homer off reliever Ricky Bielski in the eighth inning.

The Cutters (33-42) conclude the regular season tomorrow at 1:05 p.m. at home against State College.

Cutters Carvings: Robinson Torres had two hits in the loss…Rhys Hoskins hit a double in the sixth inning…Cord Sandberg hit his sixth homer of the season and his second in as many days… Cutters starter Edubray Ramos went the first four innings scattering five hits and five strikeouts…

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