Easy win for Low-A Bradenton
The Low-A Bradenton Marauders scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 1st inning on Friday night. This was the beginning of the Marauders rolling to a 6-1 victory over the Palm Beach Cardinals as they improved to 55-50 on the season.
Valentin Linarez started for the Marauders and set the tone. In 6 scoreless innings pitched he allowed two hits, walked a pair and struck out seven. This outing lowered his ERA on the season to 4.03.
Carlos Campos followed Linarez. Campos allowed a solo home run in 2 scoreless innings pitched. This was the lone run that Campos allowed. Sergio Umana then pitched a scoreless 9th inning to finish the game off.
Shortstop Tsung-Che Cheng bat leadoff for the Marauders, going 1-for-2 with a walk, a run scored and a RBI. Center fielder Sergio Campana was 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles, giving him 11 on the season, a run scored and two RBI.
While third baseman Jack Brannigan was 0-for-3, the 2022 draft pick did draw a walk. Bubba Chandler was 1-for-4 with a RBI while serving as the team’s designated hitter. First baseman Brenden Dixon and Catcher Wyatt Hendrie each had a hit as well.