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Robbie Grossman Makes History in 3-1 Marauder Win

Published Friday, August 19, 2011 2:02 am

Grossman on 1st after his historic walk

photo by Craig Jorgensen

BRADENTON – The Bradenton Marauders, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates, swept the Charlotte Stone Crabs Thursday, 3-1, behind an historic performance from rightfielder Robbie Grossman.

 

With one out in the bottom of the eighth inning, Grossman took full count walk from Charlotte pitcher Michael Jarman, his 100th walk of the year.  Grossman becomes the first minor league player to score 100 runs and walk 100 times in a season since 2004, when Nick Swisher did it for the Triple-A Sacramento Rivercats.  He is the first player in the Florida State League to walk 100 times since 1998.

 

Grossman was also the offensive hero of the night, belting his 11th homerun in the third inning for a 2-0 lead the team would not relinquish.  The shot scored the previously walked Bengie Gonzalez. 

Charlotte scored a run in the fourth off an RBI single from Omar Luna.  Bradenton, however, countered with an RBI triple from Cole White in the bottom of the frame. 

 

The historic day for Grossman overshadowed another outstanding pitching performance.  Lefty Nathan Baker allowed one run, unearned, on six hits over seven solid innings.  The win moves him to 9-7 on the year.  The loss goes to Merrill Kelly and Ryan Beckman secured his ninth save.

 

Bradenton next goes on the road to take on the St. Lucie Mets at Digital Domain Park.  First pitch Friday is at 6:30 with radio coverage beginning at 6:15 on 1280-AM WTMY.  For more information go to BradentonMarauders.com.

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