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Howard, Scheiner lead Lakewood to 4-1 win over Asheville

Howard, Scheiner carry Lakewood to 4-1 victory over Asheville

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Thursday, July 12, 2018

LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) -- Spencer Howard tossed a three-hit complete game and Jake Scheiner homered and had two hits, as the Lakewood BlueClaws topped the Asheville Tourists 4-1 in the first game of a doubleheader on Thursday.

Howard (5-7) picked up the win after he struck out eight and walked one while allowing one run.

Lakewood started the scoring in the first inning when Scheiner hit a solo home run.

Asheville answered in the top of the next frame when Casey Golden hit a solo home run to tie it up.

The BlueClaws took the lead for good in the sixth when Jhailyn Ortiz hit a sacrifice fly, scoring Simon Muzziotti.

Lucas Gilbreath (4-5) went six innings, allowing four runs and six hits in the South Atlantic League game. He also struck out one and walked one.

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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