St. Lucie Mets� 4,� Bradenton Marauders� 3 ...����� (box)
The Marauders were leading 3-1 going into the bottom of the 6th inning.� The Mets scored one run in the 6th on� single, a walk, and an RBI single.� Reliever Noah Krol came on to pitch the 7th, but the Mets tied the score at 3-3 with another run on a double, a fielding error, a walk, and a sacrifice fly.
The Marauders went down in order in the 8th.� They put two runners on in the top of the 9th, on a single by LF Quincy Latimore and an intentional walk to 3B Adam Davis, but could not bring them around to score.� Krol kept the Mets from scoring in the 8th, then turned the mound over to Duke Welker for the 9th.� Welker struck out the first batter, then gave up a walk.� A passed ball put that runner on second base, and a ground out moved him to third.� An RBI single into left field brought that runner in with the winning run, and Welker suffered his first loss with the Marauders.
Both teams had scored one run in the 3rd inning.�...
Nancy grew up in Rochester, NY, where her father indoctrinated her to the love of baseball as a small child. He taught her to keep score at the age of 5, and she hasn't stopped since. She now lives in the Indianapolis area with her husband and two sons. Nancy has followed the Indians on both the Most Valuable Network and the Bloguin group, before joining Pirates Prospects in 2011. She provides daily game recaps from Indianapolis, plus player analysis from the guys she sees live at the games.