Matt Benedict pitched a great game, but didn't get any run support tonight.
Matt Benedict had his best start in a Bradenton Marauders uniform tonight. Unfortunately, he received zero run support. The sinkerball pitcher was a ground ball machine against the Jupiter Hammerheads. He had a 13:3 groundout to airout ratio on the night, and also had a ground ball that went for a single and another that went for an error.
Benedict was going heavy with his sinker tonight. He threw the pitch 77% of the time, only throwing 18 off-speed pitches. The pitch was sitting 88-91, touching 92. That's what led to all of the grounders, and what led to an extremely efficient outing for the right-hander. In six innings, Benedict only threw 77 pitches, with 57 going for strikes. He gave up one run on four h...
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