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Asheville beats Rome 11-6

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- Willie MacIver and Grant Lavigne scored on an error, and Coco Montes scored on a wild pitch in the second inning, leading the Asheville Tourists to an 11-6 win over the Rome Braves on Monday.

The play gave the Tourists a 3-1 lead.

Rome answered in the top of the next frame, scoring two runs to tie it up, including an RBI single by Hagen Owenby.

The Tourists took the lead for good in the fourth when Montes hit a two-run single.

Alexander Martinez (6-4) got the win in relief while Rome starter Alan Rangel (9-7) took the loss in the South Atlantic League game.

For the Braves, Greg Cullen homered and singled twice, scoring two runs. Braden Shewmake doubled twice, scoring two runs.

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