Marauders Split Twin Bill in Tampa
Tampa, FL - The Marauders (8-1) split a doubleheader with the Tampa Yankees (5-4), winning the first game 4-1 before fall- ing in eight innings 2-1 in the second game. The Marauders were the last team to lose a game in minor league baseball. RHP Mitch Keller (W, 1-0) earned the win in his second start of the season. He whiffed four over six strong innings to outduel Domingo Acevedo (L, 0-1). Acevedo whiff nine before succumbing to RBI his be C Christian Kelley, 1B Will Craig, and 3B Ke'Bryan Hayes. The Yankees seized the win with a walk-off single by Trey Amburgey in the eighth of the second game. A slow bouncer to the left side cashed in Jose Mateo from third base. RHP Sam Street (L, 0-1) took the loss in his third inning on the mound.
UP NEXT: The Marauders play the second game of the series in Tampa at 7:00 p.m.... LHP Taylor Hearn will be the start- er for the Yankees... Live streaming audio will be available online at www.BradentonMarauders.com, TuneIn Radio, and the MiLB First Pitch App. WIN: Mitch Keller (1-0) LOSS: Domingo Acevedo (0-1) SAVE: Daniel Zamora (2) HR: ATTENDANCE: 861 TIME OF GAME: 1:50
WIN: Dillon McNamara (1-0) LOSS: Sam Street (0-1) SAVE: HR: TIME OF GAME: 2:04 NOTES: The first game began at 5:02 p.m. partly cloudy skies, 85 de- grees, wind blowing 9 mph in from CF...The Marauders won eight games in a row before becoming the final minor league team to drop a game in 2017.
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