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Locke Strikes Out 8; Veal Makes A Start

Locke Strikes Out 8; Veal Makes A Start

Bradenton Marauders  5,  Brevard County Manatees  2[box] Rehabbing pitcher Donnie Veal made the start for the Marauders tonight.  He pitched two innings, retiring the side in order in the 1st, and then giving up a run in the 2nd.  With one out, a single, a wild pitch, and a sacrifice bunt put a Manatees' runner on third base, then an RBI single gave the Manatees the first run of the game.  Veal also allowed a double, to put two more runners into scoring position, but struck out the next batter to end the threat.  The Marauders answered with 2 runs in the bottom of the inning.  1B Aaron Baker led off with a single into right field, and 3B Elevys Gonzalez bounced a ground-rule double over the right field wall.  Baker scored on on LF David Rubinstein's RBI ground out, and a double to left by DH Calvin Anderson brought in Gonzalez.  They added a run in the 3rd on three singles, but 2B Jarek Cunningham, Baker, and Gonzalez.  Anders...

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