Low-A Bradenton rolls ot victory
Yoelvis Del Rosario started for Bradenton on Saturday night. Del Rosario pitched 5 innings for the Pittsburgh Pirates Low-A affiliates, allowing 2 runs on two hits, three walks, no home runs and two strikeouts in 5 innings pitched.
Del Rosario’s start set the tone for the Marauders in a 7-3 victory. A victory that improved the Marauders to 44-44 on the season. Johan Montero followed Del Rosario, pitching a scoreless inning. Wilkin Ramos then allowed a run on two hits in an inning pitched.
Juan Jerez hit his 3rd home run of the season for the Marauders, part of a 1-for-3 with a walk, a run scored, a 5 RBI night for Jerez. Tsung-Che Cheng started at second base going 1-for-3 with a walk, while Jase Bowen was 1-for-4.
Jerez’s grand slam was the big blast of the night. Shortstop Maikol Escotto also drove in a run, but it was in a 0-for-3 night. Left fielder Angel Basabe also drove in a run for the Marauders in their victory.