Events Calendar

Current Weather

Manatee Road Watch


Eat Here - Gulf Coast Cookery Right Column CR 2 Banner Ad Bills Discount Center - New & used Furnature, Appliances and More!

The Bradenton Times Polls

Poll Question: Who are you supporting in November's Manatee County Commission race?

 Carol Whitmore  Terri Wonder More polls »

Sean Tampa Bay yacht Management

Home
Change Text Size: Larger  Smaller

News Section: Sports



Blue Jays Beat Marauders 5-4

Published Monday, May 19, 2014 12:02 am

DUNEDIN – The Marauders (19-24) succumbed to a three-run Blue Jays (31-11) rally in the ninth, falling 5-4 on Sunday afternoon at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium. Marcus Knecht brought home the tying and winning runs with a two-out single to left field off Robby Rowland (L, 1-4) to send Dunedin to victory.

 

Bradenton led 4-2 into the bottom of the ninth, but Christian Lopes opened the inning with a double off the wall in left. Jorge Flores singled home Lopes in front of Dwight Smith Jr., who doubled to put two in scoring position and nobody out in a 4-3 game. Rowland induced pop outs Blue Jays leading hitter Dalton Pompey and Florida State League RBI leader K.C. Hobson, but Knecht lined a 2-1 pitch to left field to score Flores and Smith.

 

Dunedin opened the scoring on Hobson’s run-scoring single in the first inning off John Kuchno. The Marauders took the lead for the first time in the top of the third when Ashley Ponce laced an RBI-triple to right field and then scored on a grounder to first by Taylor Lewis to give the Marauders a 2-1 edge. The Blue Jays struck again to tie it against Kuchno, as Knecht doubled to lead off the home half of the fourth and immediately scored on Nick Baligod’s single.

 

Kuchno pitched 5 1/3 innings for the Marauders, striking out three and walking three. Thomas Harlan pitched 2 2/3 innings and struck out four without allowing a run. Dunedin starter Taylor Cole struck out seven over six innings while allowing two runs.

 

The Marauders took their final lead in the seventh. Max Moroff reached on an error and stole second, then moved to third on a ground out by Jonathan Schwind. Jacob Stallings walked. Ponce followed with a sacrifice fly to center that scored Moroff and moved Stallings to second base. Stallings scored on a single by Taylor Lewis to give Bradenton a 4-2 advantage it would hold until the ninth.

 

The series finale is Monday night at 6:30 p.m. in Dunedin. Pat Ludwig is slated to start for the Marauders. The game will be broadcast online at www.BradentonMarauders.com.

 

The box score for Sunday's game can be seen here; the Play-by-Play review can be viewed here.

www.secondshotphoto.com

Join the conversation post Facebook comments here or on our site at the bottom of article.

 

  In Addition to Facebook Comments You Can Also Post Comments Below



Non-Facebook Comments:

Click here to add a Non-Facebook comment to this page




 Sign up for our free news subscription - a great way to stay informed!



News World Round UpSports Roundup

Manatee Rural Health Certificate
 


Obituaries

Name Date
Christopher Bouwkamp October 28, 2014
David Rojas October 24, 2014
Monique Staves October 27, 2014
Patricia Gandley October 28, 2014
John Dean October 26, 2014
Viola Heckendorn October 25, 2014
Dennis Sabo October 25, 2014
Donald Smith October 25, 2014
James Powers October 22, 2004
All Obituaries






Copyright © 2009 - 2014 | The Bradenton Times | More than just an Online Newspaper | http://www.thebradentontimes.com/
405 26 Avenue Bradenton, FL 34205
Phone: 941-896-7857 - Privacy Policy - RSS Feed
Template provided by Free CSS Templates