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Chet Lemon RHP Almost Spins a Perfect Game
Perfect Game Staff        
Published: Saturday, October 25, 2008

Chet Lemon RHP Almost Spins a Perfect Game
Allan Simpson/David Rawnsley
10/25/2008 11:00:00 AM

RHP Robert Benincasa of Chet Lemon’s Juice threw a complete game no-hitter on Saturday morning and only a couple of defensive breakdowns kept him from throwing a Perfect Game in a 5-0 win over South Florida PG Blue.

The 6-0, 175 senior from Armwood HS in Riverview, Florida struck out 16 hitters, a tournament high thus far, without allowing a walk. Three PG Blue hitters reached by error, including one on Benincasa himself, but none advanced beyond first base.

Along with impeccable control, Benincasa pitched steadily in the 84-86 mph range with a sweeping 70-72 mph curveball.

-- DR

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