Bradenton Marauders� 8,� Jupiter Hammerheads� 7 (box)
The Marauders and the Hammerheads were not having a pitching duel like the Curve and the Sea Dogs were.� Instead, they were having an error duel and a hit-fest.� The two teams combined for 8 errors (as many errors and the Curve and the Sea Dogs had hits) and 27 hits.� CF Starling Marte led the way with 3 hits and 2 RBI.� 3B Jeremy Farrell and C Eric Fryer each had 2 hits.� While the Marauders posted 8 runs, they had only 3 RBI, with their other 5 runs being unearned.
The Marauders batted around and scored 5 runs in the wild 3rd inning, aided by four throwing errors by Jupiter.� DH Austin McClune and SS Shelby Ford led off with back-to-back singles.� RF Robbie Grossman reached base on the first throwing error, loading the bases.� Starling Marte's single scored McClune.� A wild pitch and a throwing error by the catcher allowed Ford and Grossman to score.� LF Quincy Latimore reached on the third throwing error, and the fourth throwing...
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