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Taillon’s Debut Cut Short; Curve Win In 11

Taillon’s Debut Cut Short; Curve Win In 11

St. Lucie Mets  9,  Bradenton Marauders  4(box) Five runs in the top of the 9th broke a 4-4 tie to give the Mets the win.  With Ryan Beckman on the mound, the inning began with a single,  A throwing error by Beckman put the next batter on base,  and a ground out gave the Mets two runners in scoring position.  A sacrifice fly plated one run, and a fielding error by 3B Elevys Gonzalez brought in a second run.  A single and a walk loaded the bases, then another single, a hit batter, and a single all brought in one run each.  On the last single, RF Robbie Grossman's throw in from right field let C Carlos Paulino tag out the next runner at the plate to end the inning.  The Marauders could not get anything going in the bottom of the 9th, and...

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