Good start directs Twins to 5-3 conquest of Greeneville

Published 11:45 pm Thursday, August 14, 2014

By Gene Renfro


Scoring first was been a habit for the Elizabethton Twins this season and Thursday the Appalachian League West Division leaders did it again en route to a 5-3 win over the Greeneville Astros.

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The Twins used a busy first inning to take that early lead. Elizabethton got a lead-off single from Jeremias Pineda back up the middle, and he stole second before a wild pitch got him to third. That stolen base was his 18th of the season, which put him in a tie for first in the league.