June 28th , 2013 2:35 am Leave a comment

Twins erase early deficit to drop Rays

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Once Elizabethton recorded its first three outs, it became a much different game.

Photo by Danny DavisElizabethton second baseman Tanner Vavra works to first for a double play after forcing out Douglas Duran.

Photo by Danny Davis
Elizabethton second baseman Tanner Vavra works to first for a double play after forcing out Douglas Duran.

After dealing three runs in the top of the first, the Twins settled down combining for 11 timely hits to erase the early deficit and roll to a 6-3 win over Princeton at O’Brien Field.

Zack Granite, Dereck Rodriguez and Javier Pimentel each had two hits while Andrew Ferreira picked up the win with two innings of relief to maintain a West Division lead with Johnson City with a 7-1 start to the year.

“It’s a long game,” said Rodriguez. “There’s 27 outs. One inning isn’t going to determine a whole game, you just sit down, relax and do what you do best.”

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