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PORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- It was overcast and humid Sunday morning, but Christopher Jordan was glad the recent heat wave had subsided, especially since he was playing two baseball games back to back.

"It was so hot yesterday," said Chrisotpher, 10, who plays for the Port Chester Pirates, a team in the 10-and-under summer travel league. "But at least we won."

Christopher's team had just lost a close game, five runs to six, against a team out of the Bronx called TM Select, making their record seven wins and two losses.

"They had a lot of good hitters," said Christopher, who plays right field.

But the Pirates got a second chance, playing against TM Select again in their next game.

Right in the top of first inning the Pirates scored three runs when Keshaun Ellis knocked the ball out of the park, bringing himself and two teammates home.

"He's got a lot of power," said his stepfather, Kevin Hickey.

It was looking good for the Pirates at the bottom of the third with the score 4-0, but whether or not they ended up winning is not the most important thing for Christopher's mother Lori Williams.

"I just love to see the kids having fun," she said.

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