Friday, August 09, 2002

Casey homers for Louisville

Columbus 6, Louisville 5

The Associated Press

        COLUMBUS, Ohio — Juan Rivera singled in a run in the bottom of the ninth as Columbus beat Louisville 6-5 in the International League Thursday.

        Jalal Leach walked to start the ninth, advanced to second on a groundout and moved to third on a single by Alex Arias. Leach scored on Robert Perez' sacrifice fly. After Arias stole second, Rivera singled to left field to win the game.

        Six Clippers — Rivera, Kary Bridges, Andy Phillips, Robert Perez, Drew Henson and Marcus Thames — drove in runs. Thames doubled and tripled and Perez doubled.

        Sean Casey, on an injury rehab assignment from Cincinnati, homered, singled twice and drove in three runs for Louisville. He hit a two-run home run in the third inning. Raul Gonzalez also homered for the Bats.

        Jason Anderson (4-0) got the win, allowing one run in the top of the ninth. Mike Neu (1-3) took the loss, allowing two runs on two hits in two-thirds of an inning.


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Justin Smith working to improve upon impressive rookie season
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Bills' revamped O-line faces first test
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NFL preseason gets into full swing
Xavier completes women's basketball staff
Masters in demand, ATP chief says
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Hardcourt's best players ready for faceoff
'Mosquito' Ferrero stings Dent in 3 sets
Moya making most of comeback
Schuettler makes fans sit up, pay attention
Tennis Channel to test fans' interest
Delay aside, Switzer happy to enter Hall
Klecko following in father's footsteps
Miami hungers for 2nd No. 1
New Mexico State football player in critical condition
Two-year Purdue starting RB has no lock on spot
Lineup, new format announced for Coaches vs. Cancer Classic
New contract will keep Jurich at U of L through 2016
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