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Marauders and Spikes Win Shut-Outs

Marauders and Spikes Win Shut-Outs

Bradenton Marauders� 5,� Dunedin Blue Jays� 0 (box)
Nate Adcock, Casey Erickson, and Tyler Cox combined for a shut-out and held the Blue Jays to 3 hits.� None of them walked a batter or hit a batter with a pitch.� Adcock gave up a single in the 1st inning, then retired the next 9 batters in order.� A batter reached on an error in the 4th, and another one reached on an error in the 5th.� Adcock gave up another single in the 5th, but that batter was doubled off on a line drive.� Erickson gave up just one hit in his 2 innings of work, and that was to the first batter he faced.� A double play erased that runner too.� Tyler Cox pitched the 9th inning and struck out the side.
The Marauders got going in the 2nd inning.� 1B Calvin Anderson began the inning with a double.� Singles by C James Skelton, RF Austin McClune, and SS Adenson Chourio, plus DH Jordan Newton being hit by a pitch combined to score 2 runs, with RBI by Skelton and Chourio.� Skelton added two more runs in the 6th inning with...

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