Bradenton Marauders 14,� Jupiter Hammerheads� 0 (box)
The Marauders scored early, then added on a 6-run 6th inning as they hammered the Hammerheads with 24 hits in Bradenton.� Nate Adcock pitched 6 shutout innings, allowing only 3 hits and a walk, while striking out 6 batters.� He gave up only one single over the first 4 innings, and then retired that base runner with a double play.� Two more singles came in the 5th, but Adcock struck out the next two batters to end that inning.� He walked one in the 6th, but two more strikeouts took care of that too.
Meanwhile, the Marauders' batters were holding a hit-a-thon.� Singles by SS Shelby Ford and LF Quincy Latimore, doubles by RF Robbie Grossman and DH Jeremy Farrell, and a sacrifice fly by CF Starling Marte brought in two runs in the 1st inning.� Then the Marauders batted around and scored 4 more runs in the 2nd, all after two outs had been recorded.� Grossman, Marte, and Latimore hit three consecutive singles, with Latimore's bringing in...
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