Blair powers Jackets

Augusta GreenJackets 5, Rome Braves 1

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In Rome, Ga., Elliott Blair had a two-run homer and a double to lead the Augusta GreenJackets past the Rome Braves 5-1 on Thursday night.
Blair’s homer came in the seventh inning and put Augusta up 5-1.
Augusta starter Adalberto Mejia went seven innings, allowing five hits and one run while striking out five.
Augusta took two of three from the Braves in their final road series of the season.
The GreenJackets, who were eliminated from posteason contention in Wednesday night’s loss to Rome, open a season-ending four-game homestand against Charleston tonight.


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