Charlotte Stone Crabs �2, �Bradenton Marauders �1 (box)
A lot of donuts in Bradenton this evening, as the scoring in this game was also limited to just two innings. �Brian Leach worked his way out of a bases-loaded jam in the 2nd inning, after two singles and a walk, to end the inning with a strikeout and a line out. �Double plays erased singles for him in the 3rd and 4th innings, as he kept the Stone Crabs scoreless for 5 innings. �Leach faced the first batter in the top of the 6th and hit him with a pitch, and was immediately removed from the game. �Duke Welker came on in relief, and could not find his control. �He walked three straight batters, forcing in a run (charged to Leach) without recording an out. �Tom Boleska relieved Welker, and the first batter Boleska faced singled, driving...

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