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Senators Outlast Curve in Season Opener

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The Harrisburg Senators used the long ball to deliver a 9-6 win Friday night in Altoona. Harrisburg hit four home runs, two by KJ Harrison, in the win. Ronald Herrera started and earned the win for the Senators. Matt Brill notched his first save with a scoreless ninth inning.

Ronald Herrera started and pitched well though he allowed a pair of two-out two run home runs. He struck out six and walked one in five innings.

KJ Harrison hit two home runs and drove in four on three hits. His second home run, in the ninth inning, went an estimated 430 feet.

Gilbert Lara hit a three-run home run giving the Sens a 6-0 lead in the fourth.