Bradenton Marauders� 6,�� Brevard County Manatees� 3 (box)
CF Starling Marte went 3-for-4 and DH Jordan Newton had 2 hits in the Marauders' win.� He singled in the 1st and 3rd innings, but was left on base both times.� Marte was not involved in the 4th inning rally that gave the Marauders 3 runs.� C Eric Fryer walked and was forced out at second base on 3B Adam Davis' ground out.� A walk by 2B James Skelton and a single by DH Jordan Newton brought in Davis, then SS Shelby Ford's single plated Skelton and Newton, giving the Marauders a 3-0 lead.
Jose Ascanio made his first appearance since right shoulder surgery.� He pitched 2 scoreless innings, allowing a hit in each inning, but striking out 4 batters.� Tim Alderson took over for Ascanio in the 3rd.� After two scoreless innings, the Man...
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