08/13/08 — De la Cruz logs three-hitter for K-Tribe

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De la Cruz logs three-hitter for K-Tribe

By Indians Media Relations
Published in Sports on August 13, 2008 1:36 PM

Kelvin De La Cruz limited Lynchburg to three hits and logged four strikeouts in a five-inning stint during Kinston's 7-0 victory at historic Grainger Stadium.

It was De La Cruz's third victory of the season.

Jared Head's three-run homer, his 10th round-tripper of the season, highlighted a fourth-inning outbursts. Matt McBride, John Drennen and Niuman Romero also doubled for the K-Tribe.

Winners of six consecutive games, the K-Tribe has a four-game lead over Winston-Salem for the final playoff spot in the Carolina League's Southern Division.

The series concludes today.