In the bottom of the second inning the Skeeters tallied five two out runs to take a 5-0 advantage. Center fielder Denny Almonte and Delwyn Young each recorded RBI doubles. Shortstop Amadeo Zazueta poked a RBI single while first baseman Travis Scott added a two RBI single.
Michael Nix earned the win (1-0) tossing six innings while allowing no runs on one hit. R.J. Seidel suffered the loss (2-5) lasting five innings while surrendering five runs.
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