Bradenton pitching struggles in 7-2 loss
Pitching struggled early and often for the Bradenton Marauders on Tuesday night. The Marauders allowed a run in the 1st, 2nd, and 4th innings, before the Jupiter Hammerheads scored a pair of runs in both the 6th and 8th innings. This led to a 7-2 loss for the Marauders, dropping them to 64-50 on the season. 64-50 puts Bradenton in second place in the FSL West.
Hung-Leng Chang started for Bradenton, allowing 3 runs on four hits, no walks, four strikeouts and he hit two batters in 4 innings pitched. Drake Fellows followed Chang, allowing 2 runs on a hit which was a home run, a walk, and four strikeouts in 1.2 innings pitched.
After Landon Tomkins pitched 1.1 perfect innings of baseball, Danny Carrion was next up. Carrion allowed 2 runs on three hits, a walk, and a strikeout in the 8th inning.
At the top of the Bradenton lineup Mitch Jebb continues to swing a hot bat. Jebb went 2-for-5 with a stolen base and a run scored. He now owns a .382 on-base percentage through the first 87 plate appearances of his professional career.
Rodolfo Nolasco was 2-for-3 with a walk and two doubles. Charles McAdoo was 1-for-4 with a run scored and Deivis Nadal went 2-for-4. The only other Bradenton hit was a Lonnie White Jr. run-scoring hit, White Jr. also drew a walk.