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Joey Hamilton hurt, Miniel wishes he was

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With three-fifths of the Portland rotation in San Diego, Joey Hamilton going down would seem to be a big blow and it could be in the future, but not Sunday. Mobile loses as the hitting is again dead. David Pauley and Rene Miniel each suffered their worst games of the year in an Elsinore loss. The Fort Wayne game was suspended and will be complete on Monday. The Wizards were up 5-0.

Portland won 12-7 Joey Hamilton tweaked his hamstring for the second straight start and had to leave after just two-thirds of an inning. He allowed a run, on a homer, and three hits before he left. Tim Byrdak, scheduled to start Monday, picked up for Hamilton after pitching about 70 pitches in his start on Tuesday. He went 4.1 innings and allowed nine hits and four runs. He also added a... Recommended Stories

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