Bradenton Marauders� 10,� St. Lucie Mets� 1 (Game 1) ..� (box)
The Marauders took both ends of this double-header, and in Game 1, it was all Bradenton.� They started with 4 runs in the bottom of the 1st, when RF Robbie Grossman and CF Starling Marte walked, LF Quincy Latimore was hit by a pitch to load the bases, then 1B Calvin Anderson blasted a grand slam.� More walks contributed to more scoring in the 2nd inning.� DH Jordan Newton and SS Greg Picart got free passes, then Marte brought them in with a triple.� A wild pitch let Marte score too, and the Marauders had a 7-0 lead.� They added another 3 runs on 2 homers in the bottom of the 6th.� 2B Shelby Ford led off with a solo bomb, then after Grossman walked again, Latimore hit a 2-run shot.
Tim Alderson, who has mastered the art of being in two places at one time, since he also "started" the first Altoona Curve game tonight, pitched 5.2 scoreless innings for the Marauders.� He scattered four singles, no walks, over those inning...
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