IronBirds clinch series with 3-2 win over Black Bears

GRANVILLE — Hector Guance threw seven scoreless innings, leading the Aberdeen IronBirds over the West Virginia Black Bears in a 3-2 win on Thursday July 26, in front of 1,688 fans inside Monongalia County Ballpark.

The IronBirds took two-out-of-three in the series.

Diogenes Almengo allowed two runs, but struck Edison Lantigua out with a runner on second to end the game for his third save of the season.

Guance (3-4) allowed three hits while striking out two and walking two to pick up the win.

After Aberdeen added two runs in the eighth, the Black Bears cut into the deficit in the ninth inning when Brett Kinneman scored on a forceout and Grant Koch scored on a passed ball.

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