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WINNIPEG, MB – The Winnipeg Goldeyes (46-34) lost 4-2 to the Sioux City Explorers at Shaw Park on Sunday afternoon.

Box Score

With two outs and no one on base in the top of the first, Trey Martin extended the inning with an infield single.  After Gabe Snyder walked, Chase Harris lifted a three-run home run to left to give the Explorers (37-42) an early 3-0 lead.

The Goldeyes pulled within 3-2 in the bottom of the fourth.  Raul Navarro reached on an error with one out, and the Goldeyes loaded the bases on singles from Max Murphy and David WashingtonJacob Rhinesmith lined a sacrifice fly to centre that drove in Navarro.  Murphy then scored from third on a wild pitch.

Snyder extended Sioux City’s lead to 4-2 with a leadoff home run to right-centre in the top of the sixth.

Explorers’ starter Zach Hedges escaped a bases loaded, one-out jam in the bottom of the sixth before turning the ball over to Max Kuhns who finished the game with three shutout innings to earn his third save of the year.

Hedges (2-7) picked up the win, allowing two unearned runs on six hits in six innings.  Hedges walked one and struck out six.

Luis Ramirez (10-4) started for the Goldeyes and took the loss, allowing four earned runs on seven hits in six innings.  Ramirez walked one and struck out three.

Zac Ryan, Bryan Blanton, and Erasmo Pinales each worked a scoreless inning in relief of Ramirez.  Murphy has hit safely in eight consecutive games.

The Goldeyes are off Monday and open a three-game series at home against the Kansas City Monarchs on Tuesday, August 16th.  First pitch at Shaw Park is at 6:35 p.m.

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