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McPherson’s AA Debut; Power Win Two

McPherson’s AA Debut; Power Win Two

Jupiter Hammerheads  5,  Bradenton Marauders  2[ box ]Four errors by the Marauders gave Jupiter 4 unearned runs tonight.  Starter Brett Lorin got off to a good start with four scoreless innings, allowing only two singles in the 3rd and two more singles (one to rehabbing Hanley Ramirez) in the 4th.  He worked around one of the Marauders' errors -- a fielding error by SS Kelson Brown in the 2nd  -- and erased the runner with a double play.  But two errors in the 5th put the Marauders into a hole.  With two outs, a walk and a throwing error by 2B Jarek Cunningham brought in a run.  Ramirez singled again, driving in the second run of the inning, and Ramirez scored on a fielding error by 3B Elevys Gonzalez, to give Jupiter a 3-0 lead (all three runs unearned).The Marauders tried to get started in the top of the 1st.  RF Robbie Grossman led off with an infield single, and went to second base on a wild pitch.  He was picked off trying to ...

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