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Low-A Bradenton takes down the Dunedin Blue Jays

Capping off a 3-1 day for minor league affiliates of the Pittsburgh Pirates was a 4-2 victory for the Low-A Bradenton Marauders over the Dunedin Blue Jays. With the victory the Marauders have improved to 29-35 on the season.

Righty Joelvis Del Rosario started for Bradenton and continued what has been a strong season for him. Del Rosario pitched 6 innings, allowing 2 runs on 5 hits, 3 walks and 3 strikeouts. On the season Del Rosario now owns a 3.33 ERA and has struck out 49 batters in 51.1 innings pitched. He appears to be a pitcher closing in on a promotion to Greensboro.

Mitchell Miller followed Del Rosario, pitching 2 scoreless innings while while striking a batter out. Dante Mendoza then closed things out for the Marauders, allowing a hit and striking a batter out in the 9th inning.

Jase Bowen went 1-for-4 with a double and 2 RBI for the Marauders, giving him 11 doubles on the season. Mike Jarvis hit his 8th double of the season while going 2-for-4 with a run scored. Brenden Dixon also scored a run. Left fielder Randy Romero and right fielder Jasiah Dixon were both 3-for-4 with a RBI in the victory.

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