Aviators take 2-1 advantage in four games series
PENSACOLA, FL. -The Coastal Bend Aviators win game three of four against the Pensacola Pelicans on the road at Pelican Park, on the West Florida University campus.
The Aviators lugged out 13 runs in the high scoring 13-9 affair. The Aviators recorded 14 hits and committed no errors. Guerrero, Tinius, Maldonado, Joffrion, and Figueroa each recorded a pair of hits for the Aviators. Matt Mann led the way as player of the game with a 3 for 6 effort. It was not a good night to be a pitcher for either club.
The Aviators bullpen was depleted on this night as Elliott Shaw was only able to go 3.2 innings allowing six runs, all earned, before making way to Brandon Pello. Dan Henderson entered the game relieving Pello and was only able to record one out before surrendering 2 runs off 3 hits. Alex "White Shoes" Dutka finished the seventh inning for Henderson retiring the side. Manager Murray Wilson took no chances placing Shawn Morgan into the game to pitch athe eighth and ninth silencing the Pelican bats putting an end to their scoring.
Marc Acierno will take the hill for the Aviators for a 10:05 A.M. game start. His counterpart will be Gerard Casadiego, the starting pitcher for the Pelicans.
The Coastal Bend Aviators Organization will close out the four game series against the Pelicans tomorrow with a 10:05 AM game time start. The Aviators will home on the 27th to host Edinburg. Tickets are available through the Aviator's website, www.aviatorsbaseball.com or call (361) 387-8585. All games are broadcast on KCCT 1150 AM, and the Aviators website.
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