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Humboldt Crabs Claims Lead In Sixth Inning To Defeat Corvallis Knights

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Humboldt Crabs vs. Corvallis Knights, Game 1
Crabs 6, Knights 2
ARCATA, CA | June 1, 2018
Attendance: 1,069

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Humboldt Crabs snagged a late lead and defeated Corvallis Knights 6-2 on Friday. The game was tied at two with Humboldt Crabs batting in the bottom of the sixth when Jackson Kritch was hit by a pitch, driving in a run.

In the first inning, Humboldt Crabs got their offense started.  Carson Cunningham's wild pitch allowed one run to score for Humboldt Crabs.

Humboldt Crabs evened things up at two in the bottom of the fifth inning.  Kritch hit a solo homer.

Humboldt Crabs pulled away for good with four runs in the sixth inning. In the sixth Kritchwas hit by a pitch, driving in a run, Bronson Grubbs singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs, and Kokko Figueiredo singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.

Alex Pham led the Humboldt Crabs to victory on the hill. He went six innings, allowing two runs on four hits, striking out eight and walking one.  Zach Wallace threw three innings in relief out of the bullpen.

Logan Nousen took the loss for Corvallis Knights. He allowed one hit and four runs over one and two-thirds innings, striking out one.

Cunningham started the game for Corvallis Knights. He went four innings, allowing two runs on three hits and striking out eight

Humboldt Crabs launched one home run on the day. Kritch went yard in the fifth inning.

McCarthy Tatum went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Humboldt Crabs in hits.

Corvallis Knights didn't commit a single error in the field. Cole Hamilton had 11 chances in the field, the most on the team.

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