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From August 23rd: Hops complete first-ever series sweep

By Rich Burk / Hillsboro Hops | March 5, 2014 2:18 PM ET

Heading into the night of August 23rd at Eugene, the Hops had won six straight games, they were 17-11 in the second half of the season --- the Northwest League's best record --- and they had a one game lead in the South Division with 10 games left in the year.

This one was gift-wrapped by a Eugene relief pitcher, and the Hops had the first series sweep in franchise history.

Matt Richert had the call. Hear selected highlights.

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