Five-Run Seventh Propels Steamers Over MarlinsJuly 3, 2012 - Coastal Plain League (Coastal Plain) Morehead City Marlins
Trailing 2-1 in the top of the seventh, the Edenton Steamers first two hitters were set down in order. However, the next three hitters reached via two walks and a hit-by-pitch and Wigberto Nevarez cleared the bases with a three-run double to right field, giving the Steamers a 4-2 lead. After another single, Wes Meadows knocked his own RBI-double, this one scoring two runs and increasing the Steamers' lead to four.
Then in the eighth inning, the Steamers tacked on two more runs on an RBI-single from Koby Kraemer and then an RBI-single from Adam Kirsch to close the scoring at 8-2.
The Marlins scored their first run of the game in the fourth inning on a single by Sal Annunziata, scoring Ryan Cranmer from second base. Then in the sixth, the Marlins took a 2-1 lead on an Eric Peterson single, also scoring Cranmer from second base.
Troy Scribner (1-0) earned the win in his first start of the summer for the Steamers, allowing two runs (one earned) in six innings of work. Dario Santangelo (0-2) took the loss, giving up two runs on two hits in 2 2/3 innings of relief. Matt Wainman notched a no-decision for the Marlins, tossing four innings and allowing just one run.
The Marlins are off tomorrow and are back at home Thursday night as they host the Peninsula Pilots at Big Rock Stadium. It's Thirsty Thursday presented by Miller Lite where all beer and small sodas are just $1. First pitch is set for 7:05 p.m. as Matt Sutor has the live broadcast on CPL WebPass beginning approximately 10 minutes prior to first pitch.
Notes: Chad Shannon's six-game hitting streak came to an end... Every Steamer in the Edenton starting lineup had at least one base hit... The Marlins put the leadoff man aboard in the first seven innings.
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