Marauders Turn Away Mets 8-3
Bradenton, FL - The Marauders (14-11) opened the month of May with an 8-3 win over the St. Lucie Mets (10-15) on Mon- day night at LECOM Park. LHP Taylor Hearn (W, 3-2) allowed a first inning home run but then settled in to strike out eight while hurling six innings. Bradenton capitalized on two Mets errors to score four times in the bottom of the third inning against Justin Dunn (L, 1-2).
The Marauders put the game out of reach with a four-run rally in the seventh. LF Logan Hill delivered a two-run double dur- ing the seventh inning rally. RHP Sam Street pitched two innings and allowed one run. LHP Jake Brentz pitched a perfect ninth inning. UP NEXT: The Marauders play the second game of the series with the St. Lucie Mets...First pitch is scheduled for 6:30 p.m... RHP Gage Hinsz will be on the mound for Bradenton...Live streaming audio will be available on BradentonMaraud- ers.com, TuneIn Radio, and the MiLB First Pitch App...Live video will be available to MiLB.tv subscribers. WIN: Taylor Hearn (3-2) LOSS: Justin Dunn (1-2) SAVE: HR: Wuilmer Becerra (STL, 2) ATTENDANCE: 602 TIME OF GAME: 2:46 NOTES: The game began at 6:35 p.m. under partly cloudy skies, 83 de- grees, wind blowing 16 mph out to CF...St. Lucie is 0-4 against Bradenton this season and has not won a game in Bradenton since 2015...Cole Tucker became the first Marauder to steal four bases in a game and is 10 shy of matching the single season stolen base mark for the franchise.
TOP PERFORMERS BRD: Cole Tucker...2-for-3, 2 BB, RBI, 4 SB STL: Wuilmer Becerra...1-for-3, HR
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