Bradenton Marauders� 3,� Charlotte Stone Crabs� 2 ..������� (box)
LF Quincy Latimore had two hits for the Marauders, including the one that pushed across what would become the winning run in the 6th inning.� Starter Nate Adcock got out of a small jam in the 1st inning, but gave up a run on back-to-back doubles in the 2nd inning.� Another double, a wild pitch, and an RBI single gave Charlotte another run in the 3rd.� CF Starling Marte prevented a second run from scoring in that inning, when his throw in from center field on the next single went perfectly to C Eric Fryer and let Fryer tag out the runner at the plate.� Adcock gave up a total of 7 hits in his 5 innings, with 3 strikeouts and 2 walks.
The Marauders went down in order in the first two innings, then got going in the bottom of the 3rd.� DH Jordan Newton doubled with one out, and went to third on SS Greg Picart's ground out.� 2B Shelby Ford singled up the middle, scoring Newton and cutting Charlotte's lead in half.� They sc...
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