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June 4, 2014

New-look Dans snap skid

Danville scores season-high 12 runs in victory over Quincy

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Jebavy, a junior-to-be from Columbia State Community College, went 1-for-4 with two RBIs, while Bryant, a senior-to-be from Middle Tennessee State, was also 1-for-4 with two RBIs.

“Now, they can relax and play the game,’’ Coleman said. “I’m sure they were a little anxious with this being their first game and in front of a good crowd. But, we brought them here for a reason — they are good players.’’

On the mound, Mac Lozer, a sophomore-to-be from Michigan, earned the victory with 2.2 innings of relief, striking out six and Trevor Sutton, a sophomore-to-be from Memphis, went 2.1 innings, allowing two earned runs.

“Our bullpen did a good job,’’ said Coleman, as right-handed starter Ben Braymer lasted just one inning. “There are some things we have to clean up with Ben. But those bullpen guys competed and gave us an opportunity to win this game.

“Getting those three new pitchers is good for pitching depth. When you are able to add three guys after six games, it’s great. And they all contributed.’’

Selesky, Olmstead and Keith Shumaker all led the Danville offensive attack with two hits, while Derek Harrington got the team’s first home run of the season in the third inning.

DANS ON DECK Final score -- Danville Dans 12, Quincy Gems 11 Key player -- Danville's Corbin Olmstead made his season debut, going 2-for-4 with two runs scored, two RBIs and he also got a four-out save, striking out two in the process. Up next -- The Dans are back home tonight with a 6:30 p.m. contest against the Springfield Sliders at Danville Stadium. Probable starter -- Danville: RHP C.J. Burdick (0-0, 7.71 ERA); Springfield: TBD. Promotion -- It's a triple-play Wednesday. For $9, you get your ticket to the game along with two of soda, beer or hot dog.

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