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0-2 to Montanez, watches a ball. Down and in, 2-2. Montanez lines a single to center past Ochoa, the new SS. Moeller, hitting .100 this spring, 1 for 10, is up. Hokie, it was his first hit of the spring earlier.

Montanez forced at second on Moeller grounder. Moeller blazes down the line and is safe at first.

Single to left, Moeller to second.

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