Bradenton Increase Division Lead with Win Over Mets
Bradenton, FL - The Marauders (16-12) increased their South Division lead to 1.5 games with a 9-4 win over the St. Lucie Mets on Thursday night at LECOM Park. LF Logan Hill hit a three-run home run in the first and RF Kevin Krause followed with a two-run bomb in the second as Bradenton led throughout to help RHP Pedro Vasquez earn his second win. Vasquez pitched five innings and struck out four. RHP Bret Helton contributed two scoreless frames. RHP Sam Street rec- orded the final five outs. SS Cole Tucker had three hits and an RBI. Krause finished with three RBIs. 2B Mitchell Tolman reached base four times. UP NEXT: The Marauders face the Blue Jays...First pitch is scheduled for 6:30 p.m... RHP Mitch Keller will be on the mound for Bradenton...Live streaming audio will be available on BradentonMarauders.com, TuneIn Radio, and the MiLB First Pitch App...Live video will be available to MiLB.tv subscribers. WIN: Pedro Vasquez (2-2) LOSS: Andrew Church (1-3) SAVE: HR: Logan Hill (BRD, 7); Kevin Krause (BRD, 4) ATTENDANCE: 669 TIME OF GAME: 2:50 (:33) NOTES: The game began at 6:36 p.m. under cloudy skies, 85 degrees, wind blowing 11 mph from L to R...St. Lucie won in Bradenton for the first time since September 3, 2015.
TOP PERFORMERS BRD: Cole Tucker...3-for-5, RBI STL: Jeff Diehl...2-for-4, 2B
FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E STL 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 9 2 BRD 3 2 2 0 1 0 1 0 X 9 12 1
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