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Cain Throws Six Scoreless Innings

Cain Throws Six Scoreless Innings

Jupiter Hammerheads  5,  Bradenton Marauders  4(box) Like the Indianapolis Indians, the Marauders also lost in the bottom of the 13th inning this evening.  Bradenton had the early lead, with 3 runs in the 2nd inning, on a single by C Ramon Cabrera, a double by 3B Elevys Gonzalez, then singles by SS Benji Gonzalez, RF Robbie Grossman, and CF Evan Chambers.  DH Calvin Anderson added a fourth run in the top of the 3rd with a solo home run.  Kyle McPherson made the start for the Marauders.  He zipped through the first 3 innings, allowing only one hit.  He gave up 2 runs on 3 singles in the 4th inning, to cut the Marauders' lead to 4-2.  That score held until the bottom of the 8th.  McPherson pitched 3 more innings, for a total of 7, and allowed just 2 more hits.  He did not walk anyone, and he struck out 8 batters.  Porfirio Lopez began the 8th, and got a ground out, then gave up a solo homer and a walk.  Lopez was relie...

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