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Marte In Futures Game; Marauders Win In The 14th

Marte In Futures Game; Marauders Win In The 14th

Bradenton Marauders  5,  Fort Myers Miracle[ box ]The Marauders had a 2-run lead going into the bottom of the 9th, but some last-minute heroics by the Miracle put the game into extra-innings.  Brett Lorin got the start for Bradenton.  After retiring the side in order in the 1st inning, Lorin gave up one run in the 2nd on a single, a hit batter, and a fielding error.  A single followed, so the run was not ruled unearned.  Lorin allowed a double in the 3rd and worked around a walk in the 4th, then retired the side again in the 5th.  He began the 6th with a walk, and was relieved by Jhonathan Ramos.  The first batter Ramos faced lined a double into left field to bring in the runner from first.  A fielding error and a sacrifice fly added another run for the Miracle.  The Marauders were hitless through the first 4 innings, though 2B Jarek Cunningham and LF David Rubinstein did reach base on walks.  With two outs in the 4th inning, 1B Aa...

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