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TUCSON PITCHER FANS 10 TO LEAD TOROS PAST STARS

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Tucson's Craig McMurtry struck out ten Las Vegas batters in six inning of pitching, leading the Toros to a 7-4 Pacific Coast League win over the Stars Thursday night and a virtual tie for first place in the league's Southern Division.

McMurtry (3-1) allowed eight hits and two runs and gave up no walks as Tucson moved within one percentage point of Colorado Springs with four games left to determine the first-half league champion.Albuquerque is just one-half game behind the leaders after losing in Colorado Springs Thursday night.

Trappers 7, Firebirds 0

Trappers 3, Firebirds 1

In Edmonton, Alberta, Edmonton's Mike Brumley had a solo homer in each game as the Trappers swept a doubleheader.

Cannons 8, Tigers 1

In Calgary, Alberta, Calgary's Marc Newfield hit his third home run in as many games as the Cannons defeated Tacoma.

Sky Sox 4, Dukes 3

In Colorado Springs, Colo., Alan Cockrell drove in two runs with a double as part of a four-run sixth inning to lead Colorado Springs to a win over Albuquerque.