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Tough Afternoon In Altoona; Von Rosenberg’s First Win

Tough Afternoon In Altoona; Von Rosenberg’s First Win

Bradenton Marauders  6,  Brevard County Manatees  5[box]The Marauders blasted out 6 runs in the 1st inning, then had to hang on for the win.  The bottom of the 1st began with the first five Marauders reaching base safely:  a double by RF Robbie Grossman, a single by 2B Jarek Cunningham, a walk to C Ramon Cabrera to load the bases; another walk, to 1B Aaron Baker to force in Grossman, a double by 3B Elevys Gonzalez driving in Cunningham and Cabrera.  After a strikeout, a wild pitch allowed Baker to score from third base.  LF David Rubinstein singled, driving in Elevys Gonzalez and chasing the Manatees' starter.  The new pitcher was greeted by a triple off the bat of DH Adalberto Santos, forcing in Rubinstein with the 6th run of the inning.  The Marauders threatened again in the 3rd, when CF Evan Chambers doubled and both Rubinstein and Santos walked.  But a strikeout and a fly out left all three runners on base.  They put 2 runners ...

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