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X's drop pitchers duel in Lincoln

Lincoln, NE-----The Lincoln Saltdogs scored on a sacrifice fly by Daniel Carroll in the seventh inning to give Lincoln a 2-1 win over the Explorers in the final game of the three-game series at Haymarket Park.

 

The Explorers took a 1-0 lead in the fourth inning when Yusuke Inoguchi scored from third base on a wild pitch by Lincoln pitcher Mike Burns.

 

Lincoln tied the game in the fifth inning on a two-out solo home run by Carroll who drove in the two Lincoln runs.

 

Jason Jarvis pitched a complete game for the Explorers, but took the loss with his record dropping to 4-3.  Burns got the win for Lincoln with RJ Rodriguez pitching the ninth inning to record his 12th save of the season.

 

The Explorers will return home Thursday to begin a four-game series against the Central Division leading Wichita Wingnuts at Lewis and Clark Park.  Game time will be 7:05. Reserve your tickets now by calling 277-WINS (9467) or stopping down to the stadium box office.