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Tough Night for Morris, Miller; Taillon Strikes Out 8

Tough Night for Morris, Miller; Taillon Strikes Out 8

Charlotte Stone Crabs  7,  Bradenton Marauders  5[ box ] A 5-run 2nd inning by Charlotte was too much for the Marauders to overcome.  Starter Quinton Miller also had a tough start, allowing 6 runs on 6 hits and a walk in less than 2 innings.  Charlotte was first onto the scoreboard with a solo home run in the bottom of the 1st, but the Marauders took the lead in the top of the 2nd.  DH Calvin Anderson led off with a double, and CF Evan Chambers reached on a fielder's choice, with Anderson out at third.  3B Elevys Gonzalez walked, then Chambers scored on LF David Rubinstein's double.  The double moved Elevys Gonzalez to third base, and he scored on SS Benji Gonzalez's RBI ground out.  The third double of the inning, by RF Robbie Grossman, brought in Rubinstein, for a 3-1 lead.  Charlotte came roaring back in the bottom of the frame.  With two outs, Miller gave up two singles and a triple, to tie the score.  A walk and a si...

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