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Three Hits For Rojas, But Losses All Around

Three Hits For Rojas, But Losses All Around

Fort Myers Miracle  9,  Bradenton Marauders  1(box) The Miracle posted 15 hits as they scored in five different innings to beat the Marauders.  Brett Lorin pitched 4 innings and gave up 5 runs on 8 hits, no walks, with 5 strikeouts.  The first 3 runs came in the top of the 1st.  Two singles followed by a double drove in 2 runs, then a solo homer gave the Miracle a 3-0 lead.  They scored again with another homer in the 2nd, and added a run on a double and an RBI single in the 3rd.  The Marauders got one of the runs back in the bottom of the 3rd.  SS Kelson Brown led off with a double into center field.  CF Evan Chambers brought him in with a single up the middle.  The Miracle just kept piling on the runs, though.  Jason Erickson relieved Lorin to begin the 5th.  Erickson kept the Miracle from scoring in the 5th, but surrendered 3 runs in the 6th.  With one out, a walk and a wild pitch put a runner on second base,...

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