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Alderson Gets The Win And A Homer; Welker Promoted

Alderson Gets The Win And A Homer; Welker Promoted

Bradenton Marauders �5, �Charlotte Stone Crabs �2 (box)
The Marauders scored single runs in each of three consecutive innings to break a 2-2 tie and take the win from the Stone Crabs. �1B Calvin Anderson provided the Marauders with 3 of the 5 RBI in the game, and he was the one who got them onto the scoreboard in the top of the 1st. �2B Jose De Los Santos opened the game with a walk, and CF Robbie Grossman singled. �C Eric Fryer was hit by a pitch (no word on where, or how severe an injury) and had to leave the game, replaced by Andrew Walker. That loaded the bases, and moments later, Anderson knocked a single into right field, driving in De Los Santos and Grossman for a 2-0 lead.
Starter Melkin Laureano retired the Stone Crabs in order for the first two innings, and worked around a lead-off single in the 3rd. �He gave up one run in the 4th when he loaded the bases with two singles and a walk, then gave up a sacrifice fly. �The Stone Crabs added the tying run in the 5th on a double a...

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