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 M...

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