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Jul 27, 2021; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA;  Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Braylon Bishop who was
Jul 27, 2021; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Braylon Bishop who was / Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
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Lopsided loss for the Curve

Monday afternoon baseball did not go well for the Double-A Altoona Curve. Despite grabbing a 1st inning lead, the Curve fell to the Harrisburg Senators by a score of 9-2. With the loss, Altoona is now 36-38 on the season.

After grabbing a 1st inning run via a Matt Gorski sacrifice fly, the Curve offense went into a shell. Altoona had a single and a walk in the 1st inning, but only had seven base runners the rest of the game.

Liover Peguero and Mason Martin both went 0-for-3 with a walk. Lolo Sanchez was 1-for-4 with a run scored, Matt Fraizer was 2-for-3 with a run scored and a walk. Tsung-Che Cheng was 1-for-4. Catcher Dylan Shockley was 1-for-3 with a walk.

Braxton Ashcraft pitched a scoreless 1st inning for the Curve. Ashcraft issued a walked, allowed a hit, and threw 13 pf 23 pitches for a strike. Justin Meis pitched 3 innings and allowed three hits while walking three batters. However, the lone run Meis allowed came on a solo home run.

Brad Case followed Meis and struggled. In 1.2 innings pitched Case allowed 4 runs on three hits, a walk, a home run, and two strikeouts. Braeden Ogle hit a batter and allowed a run on two hits in 1.1 innings pitched. Tahnaj Thomas pitched the 8th inning and struck out the side, however, he also allowed 3 runs on a hit and three walks.