GCL Pirates — June 25

GCL Pirates — June 25


This is a brief report from the GCL Pirates' 5-4, 10-inning win over the GCL Braves at Walt Disney World, which is where the Braves hold spring training.  There wasn't a great deal of action in the game, as the two starters--lefty Orlando Castro for the Bucs and righty Rafael Briceno for the Braves--dominated the first five and a half innings.  Neither allowed more than one or two well hit balls.  The Baby Bucs hit very little hard all game, except for a couple balls off Braves' reliever Gardner Adams.  Most of their runs scored on fielding miscues, including two delayed double steals, which should give the Braves something to work on for a few days.  The one big hit for the Bucs was a two-run triple by Alen Hanson off the fence in right center.

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