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Freedom Give Gateway Series in Heartbreaking Tenth Inning

May 29, 2016 - Sauget, Ill. - The Florence Freedom, presented by Titan Mechanical Solutions, saw Sunday's game slip right through their fingers in the tenth inning, falling to the Gateway Grizzlies 2-1. With the score tied at one, Travis Weaver led off the top of the tenth by ripping a double down the left-field line. The Florence shortstop started the game in an 0-for-16 slump, but recorded three of the Freedom's nine hits in Sunday's ballgame. The next batter, Daniel Fraga, moved Weaver over to third with a fly out to deep right. W... Full Story

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Florence's Bats Struggle in Loss to Gateway

May 28, 2016 - Sauget, Ill. - The Florence Freedom, presented by Titan Mechanical Solutions, could only scrape six hits and two unearned runs off Gateway Grizzles pitching tonight, falling 6-2. Zach Isler tossed a complete game, but the Florence offense struggled to get going. The Freedom (5-8) scored both of their runs in the fourth and did not record a multi-hit inning. For just the third time this season, Florence jumped out in front first with a one-hit, four-error fourth inning. Richard Seigel led off and reached via catcher's i... Full Story

Wenrich Shines in First Game Since Heart Attack

May 28, 2016 - Sauget, Ill. - "Wenrich, C" read in the sixth spot on the Florence Freedom's lineup card Friday, marking the end of a two-month journey for Isaac Wenrich. "I've thought about this day since the heart attack, but I never knew whether I was going to get back on that field," Wenrich said before the Freedom's 4-3 victory over the Gateway Grizzlies. "So to finally see my name on the lineup card and be able to make an impact on the team today, it's something that you can't really put into words. I wasn't sure this day would eve... Full Story

Pitching, Mercurio Lead Florence to Victory

May 27, 2016 - Sauget, Ill. - Solid pitching and a two-RBI performance from Andre Mercurio led the Florence Freedom, presented by Titan Mechanical Solutions, to a 4-3 win over the Gateway Grizzlies. The Freedom (5-7) once again found themselves in an early hole, as the Grizzlies (7-6) scored three runs on five hits in the first inning. However, Florence starter Patrick McGrath only allowed three hits in his final five frames, striking out eight in six total innings. Zach Wendorf, Matt Pobereyko, and Ethan Gibbons combined to fan six, wh... Full Story

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Florence Freedom Minor League Baseball

League: Frontier League
Home: Florence, Kentucky
Class: Independent
Website: Florence Freedom site
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