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The Jerusalem Reds trumped the Tel Aviv Comrades 9-1 on Thursday evening,
securing first place in the Premier League ahead of the upcoming
Yoni Alter, Orr Gottlieb and Amit Kurz combined to hurl a
four-hitter against the stymied Comrades, while Beni Friedman scored three runs
for the victorious Reds.
The game was tied 1-1 in the third inning when
the Reds embarked on a threerun rally, and added three more in the fifth to
insure the victory.
Alter picked up the win, while Comrades pitcher Yuli
Tsypin was tagged with the loss.
Starter Josh Shulman of Tel Aviv pitched
well for the first two innings, keeping the game even.
But an outfield
error in the third inning led to two Jerusalem runs and opened the floodgates
for the Reds, who were able to coast towards their goal of first
Beni Friedman scored three runs for the Reds.