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8 Run Second Inning Propels Paints To Win at West Virginia

Presented By Atomic Speedway

After the Chillicothe Paints and West Virginia Miners traded one run in the first inning, the Paints broke the game open in the top of the second inning with an 8-run offensive explosion and went on to a 10-1 Prospect League victory.

The Paints big inning got off to a start with the help of shaky pitching control from the Miner’s, as the first three Chillicothe batters reached on walks, then a fourth player was hit by a pitch, followed by a sacrifice fly.

Leading 9-1, Chillicothe added a run in third, with both teams going scoreless the rest of the game.

The Paints had 10 runs on 7 hits, committing no errors. The Miners scored one run on 8 hits and committed 2 errors.

Multiple hit games for Chillicothe only came from Drew Wilson with a 2/4 day at the plate. Ben Gbur and Isaac Bair each had 2 RBI’s with base hits.

Bradley Dunn was the winning pitcher with 4 innings on the mound, yielding 5 hits and 1 walk and fanning 2 batters.

The Chillicothe Paints improve to (2-3) on the season and return home Wednesday vs West Virginia at 7:05pm.