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Cunningham Homers Twice; Power Hold On For The Win

Cunningham Homers Twice; Power Hold On For The Win

Bradenton Marauders  13,  Jupiter Hammerheads  2(box)2B Jarek Cunningham drove in 5 runs for the Marauders, who posted a total of 13 hits in an error-filled game.  After a quiet 1st inning for both teams, the Marauders began the bombardment with a solo homer by LF David Rubinstein in the 2nd.  1B Cole White followed the homer with a double, and he scored on 3B Elevys Gonzalez's RBI single.  Bradenton starter Jeff Inman allowed just a walk and a single over the first 3 innings, then gave up a walk, a double, and a triple for 2 runs to tie the game in the 4th.  Inman was relieved by Matt McSwain, who shut down the Hammerheads for the rest of the game.  He struck out the next three batters to finish the 4th inning, then proceeded to strike out 8 more Jupiter batters over the next 5 innings, while scattering 3 hits.  He also had to work around two fielding errors and a throwing error.Cunningham broke the tie in the top of the 5th with a 2-run ho...

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