Monell homers in losing cause

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - The Bowling Green Hot Rods built a three-run lead and held off the Augusta GreenJackets 3-2 tonight.

Jake Jefferies and Isaias Velasquez had RBI for Bowling Green, which scored all of its runs in the fourth inning.

Johnny Monell hit a two-run homer in the sixth for Augusta.

Augusta starter Kyle Nicholson (4-8) went the distance in the loss, allowing three runs on five hits in eight innings. He struck out six.

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