Minor Leagues | Rushford's slam helps lift Ottawa

Posted: July 20, 2007

PAWTUCKET, R.I. - Jim Rushford's grand slam highlighted a five-run sixth inning and the Ottawa Lynx survived a Pawtucket Red Sox comeback for a 9-7 win in the International League yesterday afternoon.

J.A. Happ allowed one run in six innings.

Wilmington 8, M. Beach 3

WILMINGTON - Rowdy Hardy (12-2) scattered seven hits in his second nine-inning complete game of the season as the Blue Rocks won in the Carolina League.

R. Warriors 10, Camden 5

Travis Ezi hit a pair of home runs to lead the Road Warriors to an Atlantic League win at Campbell's Field.

Brockton 8, A.C. 3

ATLANTIC CITY - Tony Gonzalez went 3 for 4 with two home runs, a double, and three RBIs to lead the Rox in the Atlantic League.

Lakewood 7, W. Virginia 2

LAKEWOOD, N.J. - Antonio Bastardo (6-0) allowed one run in 62/3 innings as the BlueClaws beat the Power in the South Atlantic League.

Trenton. The Thunder's Eastern League game at New Britain was postponed by rain. The teams will play a doubleheader at 5:05 tonight.

Reading. The Phillies' Eastern League game at Akron was halted by rain after two scoreless innings. It will resume at 6 tonight, followed by a seven-inning game.

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WP: J.A. Happ (2-4). LP: Mike Burns (2-7).

HR: O–Jim Rushford (1). P–Bobby Scales 2 (6), Jeff Bailey (11), Alex Prieto (3).

A: 11,670.

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WP: Rowdy Hardy (12-2). LP: Deunte Heath (1-1). HR: M–Eric Campbell (11).

A: 5,153.

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WP: Damien Myers (1-9). LP: Greg Powell (4-7). HR: RW–Travis Ezi 2 (5). C–Milko Jaramillo (1). A: 2,669.

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WP: Bryan Morse (2-2). LP: Coogie Freedman (2-1). Save: Kyle George (3). HR: B–Alex Nunez (1), Tony Gonzalez 2 (3). A: 1,342.

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WP: Antonio Bastardo (6-0). LP: Alexandre Periard (5-2). HR: L–Gus Milner (7). A: 5,717.

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