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N.Y.-PENN LEAGUE Scrappers lose lead, fall back in standings



Published: Mon, August 19, 2002 @ 12:00 a.m.



Mahoning Valley trails Williamsport by two games for the league's wild-card berth.

LOWELL, Mass. -- With a little more than two weeks remaining in the New York-Penn League regular season, the Mahoning Valley Scrappers' playoff hopes took another sharp hit Sunday.

The Scrappers failed to hold an early 2-1 lead in losing 9-4 to the Lowell Spinners. Four errors contributed to Lowell's nine-run outburst.

The loss cost the Scrappers a chance to make up a game on the Pinckney Division-leading Auburn. The Doubledays lost 6-2 to the Williamsport Crosscutters, the team the Scrappers are chasing for the league's wild-card berth.

Heading into today's action, Mahoning Valley (34-26) trails Auburn (38-22) by four games for the division crown and automatic playoff berth.

Williamsport (36-24) has a two-game advantage on the Scrappers for the league's wild-card berth.

After the Spinners jumped ahead 1-0 in the first inning, the Scrappers posted their only lead of the game with a pair of runs in the second frame. Shaun Larkin's single drove in two runs.

The Scrappers' lead evaporated when the Spinners pounced for five runs in the fourth inning.

Losing pitcher Brian Slocum surrendered seven hits and five earned runs in the four innings he pitched.

SCRAPPERSLOWELL

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Francisco cf5010Stone cf5311

Osborn 3b4000Ramirez ss4130

Wright rf3011Concepcion 3b3001

Peavey 1b4011Ontiveros 1b4002

Haase c3100Boran lf4000

Baxter dh4110Bowman rf2210

Larkin 2b3012Brown dh4121

Simoneaux ss3100Aleman c4111

Conroy lf3100West 2b4122

Totals32454Totals349108

Scrappers0202020000--4

Lowell10050210x--9

E--Osborn, Wright, Ramirez, West. DP--Lowell 2. LOB--Scrappers 6, Lowell 8. 2B--Baxter (13), Ramirez (2), Bowman (13), Aleman (9). 3B--West (1). SB--Larkin (4), Ramirez (3), Concepcion (2), Ontiveros (2). SF--Ontiveros.

IPHRERBBSO

Scrappers

Slocum L,3-2476531

Hernandez333321

Culp100011

Lowell

Galvez434433

Wells W,3-1320011

MacLane200010

HBP--by Galvez (Wright). WP--Slocum, Hernandez. BK--Hernandez. PB--Haase. T--2:49. A--5,001.




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