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Canaries use big inning to get past X's

The Canaries and X's wrap up their series on Sunday. The Canaries and X's wrap up their series on Sunday.
Sioux Falls scored three runs in the top of the ninth to knock off Sioux City 5-1 Saturday night to even their three game series up at a game a piece.

Each squad took advantage off errors to score their first runs of the game.

In the top of the third, X's catcher Todd Jennings tried to pick off a runner at second, but the throw sailed into center field.  The Canaries Brandon Jones cashed in on the opportunity, driving home Kevin Doltz on a fielder's choice.

In the 4th, it was Sioux City taking advantage of a Canaries miscue.  With runners on 2nd and 3rd, Tommy Mendonca flied out to deep center allowing Rene Tosoni score and tie the game up at one a piece.

Sioux Falls added a run in the 8th before plating three more insurance runs an inning later.

Tosoni led the X's going 3-for-3 at the plate.

Greg Holt pitched 7.1 innings, and took the loss for Sioux City.

Game three of the series is Sunday. First pitch is set for 6:05 p.m. at Lewis & Clark Park.

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