Palm Beach Cardinals� 5,� Bradenton Marauders� 2� (Game 1) (box)
Brian Leach struggled in his start for the Marauders in Game 1.� The Marauders gave Leach a 2-run lead, with a run in the 1st on CF Starling Marte's double and LF Quincy Latimore's RBI single, then a solo home run by C Eric Fryer in the 2nd.� Palm Beach took the lead in the bottom of the 2nd, on a lead-off homer, then a double, an RBI single, a stolen base, a wild pitch, and a sacrifice fly.� Leach recovered enough to strike out the next two batters to end the inning, but gave up another run in the 3rd on two singles, a passed ball by Fryer, and an RBI ground out.� Palm Beach scored again in the 5th, on a double and an RBI single.
The Marauders put runners on base in all but one of the innings after they scored in the 2nd.�...
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