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Saturday, July 5, 2008

Armada 6 Vipers 0

It was another clinic for the Armada this evening as the fleet shutout the Vipers for the second straight night winning 6-0. They've now improved their record to 17-18 and are riding a three game winning streak into Sunday's game.

P Jonathan Figueroa (1-0) made a spectacular debut for the Armada going 5 innings giving up no runs on 4 hits walking 3 and striking out 7. He last played for Great Lakes Loons, the Single A affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers. The hits continued for the Armada as CF Steve Moss continues his 5 game hitting streak since returning from injury. He went 2 for 3 with a double and a run scored. RF Chris Klemm went 2 for 4 with a RBI and a run scored. C Octavio Martinez sac flied in a run as did SS Mike Glomb who had 2 RBI in this game. 3B Ryan Lehr had the biggest game of all the batters going 3 for 4 with a double, 2 RBI and a run scored.

Vipers starter Nathan Melek (2-2) got his second loss going 4 1/3 innings giving up 5 runs on 9 hits while walking 1 and striking out 3. Only four hits for Calgary in the game. 1B Carlos Duncan, SS Nelson Castro, CF Colin Moro, and 3B Travis Drader combined for the four hits.

Tomorrows probable starters for Long Beach Steve Smyth (0-0) and Calgary Jordy Alexander (3-3). Game time is 5:05pm.

Photo by: Mark Mauno

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