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Slippery Rock Sliders vs Richmond RiverRats: 5-7

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The Richmond RiverRats survive the Slippery Rock Sliders rally, escape with 7-5 victory

Story by Narrative Science.

The Slippery Rock Sliders (20-36) were unable to fight back from the big hole they dug themselves into against the Richmond RiverRats (30-23), and the Slippery Rock Sliders lost 7-5 to the Richmond RiverRats after falling behind by three runs in the seventh inning.

The Slippery Rock Sliders scored one run in the ninth on a groundout by Trent Wooldridge. Still, the Slippery Rock Sliders couldn't catch the Richmond RiverRats.

Justin Pearson did his best to jumpstart the offense for the Richmond RiverRats, reaching base four times. He singled in the first and third innings.

Tyler Miller looked sharp on the mound. Miller held the Slippery Rock Sliders hitless over two innings, allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out one.

Derek Peake had two extra-base hits for the Slippery Rock Sliders. He doubled in the first inning and homered in the second inning.

Kyle Tibbs got the win, running his season record to 3-2. He allowed four runs over six innings. He struck out six, walked none and surrendered seven hits.

Josh Tinnon ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with his second loss of the year. He allowed seven runs in six innings, walked two and struck out three.