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Punchless PawSox fall to Charlotte 2-1 despite pitching performances

June 15, 2014

Left-handed pitcher Felix Doubront, making his second rehab start for the PawSox, looked sharp on Sunday, striking out 10 Charlotte hitters over 5 innings without allowing a hit. (Photo by Louriann Mardo Zayat)

PAWTUCKET – Despite an early lead and a dominating five-inning performance from Felix Doubront (see related story), the PawSox couldn’t close out Charlotte on Father’s Day.

Left-hander Drake Britton came on in the ninth with Pawtucket guarding a 1-0 lead they had held since their first turn at bat. Britton got the Knights’ Matt Davidson to foul out to first to start the inning, but yielded a ground single to left to Matt Tuiasosopo. The Sox then caught a break as Tyler Saladino botched a sacrifice bunt attempt and fouled out to catcher Christian Vazquez.

With the home team just one out away from victory, however, Charlotte’s number 9-hitter Blake Tekotte turned on a Britton offering and deposited in into the visitors’ bullpen for a two-run home run which proved the difference in the 2-1 final score.

For full story, see Monday's print edition of The Call.

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