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Akin leads Norfolk to 3-0 win over Syracuse

Akin leads Norfolk to 3-0 win over Syracuse

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Sunday, August 11, 2019

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) -- Keegan Akin allowed just three hits over six innings, leading the Norfolk Tides over the Syracuse Mets in a 3-0 win on Sunday.

Akin (5-5) struck out seven and walked one to pick up the win.

In the bottom of the first, Norfolk grabbed the lead on a single by Ryan Mountcastle that scored Christopher Bostick. The Tides then added single runs in the third and sixth innings. In the third, Mountcastle hit an RBI double, while Jack Reinheimer hit an RBI single in the sixth.

Walker Lockett (2-3) went six innings, allowing three runs and 10 hits while striking out one in the International League game.

The Mets were held off the scoreboard for the seventh time this season, while the Tides’ staff recorded their seventh shutout of the year.

This story was generated by Automated Insights ( http://www.automatedinsights.com ) using data from and in cooperation with MLB Advanced Media and Minor League Baseball, http://www.milb.com

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