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Jack Cust homers thrice; Geer near complete

Jack Cust

Jack Cust went deep, and then again, and again. Mike Ekstrom was pounded for season-highs. Josh Geer came within two outs of a complete game. Orlando Lara was exceptional, as was the whole staff, in a close game in Eugene. While Rayner Contreras puts up ridiculous numbers at the plate, Matt Handley is doing the same on the mound.

Portland won 7-5 over Omaha (Royals) If anyone had been on base during Jack Cust's at bats the Beavers could have taken advantage of his three homers, all solo shots. Cust became the first Beaver to tally three homers in a game since Adams Riggs accomplished the feat on July 14, 2001. It is the third time this year he has notched a multi-homer game and he has homers in two of his last three...

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