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Cardinals' bats light up K-Mets

Pat Kenney • Jul 4, 2011 at 11:19 AM

KINGSPORT — It was the Fourth of July at Hunter Wright Stadium and fans got plenty of fireworks.

Just not the pyrotechnics they perhaps expected.

Johnson City hit two two-run home runs in the second inning and went on to a 9-7 win over Kingsport in a festive Appalachian League holiday matchup on Monday night.

There were 27 hits in the contest, 14 for the K-Mets (7-7) and 13 for the Cardinals.

The teams played a 13-inning thriller in Johnson City on Sunday night with the K-Mets rallying from three runs down to pull out a 7-6 victory.

Read the full story in Tuesday's print or enhanced electronic version of the Times-News.

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