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Late inning heroics in Eugene, Arizona

Mike Epping

Brian Sweeney has been solid since returning to Triple-A. Tim Brown continues to double them up. Nathan Staggs has been a role since the start of June. A former Padre prospect shuts down Eugene but they battle back and win in extras on a Mike Epping walk-off. Yefri Carvajal hit his first professional homer and a rehabbing player nets the game-winner in the bottom of the ninth.

Portland won 5-0 over Omaha (Royals) Brian Sweeney made his second start of the year for Portland and tossed blanks over six innings, surrendering just two hits while striking out four. He has given up one run as a starter in ten innings, coming on a solo homer. The right-hander has held lefties to one hit in 16 at bats in Triple-A and has a .196 average against overall. Sweeney was 4-4 with a...

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