(Jupiter, FL) The Marauders scored five runs in the top of the third inning and held on to defeat the Hammerheads 8-7 Wednesday night in Jupiter, FL. Starling Marte went 3 for 5 and drove in a pair of runs to lead the Marauders 12 hit attack. There was some sloppy fielding by both teams as Jupiter committed five errors and the Marauders had three miscues.
Tim Alderson (3-2) pitched five innings allowing three runs on nine hits with three strikeouts to pick up his third win of the year for Bradenton. Noah Krol got his league leading 29th save. Robert Bono (4-11) took the loss for Jupiter.
The Marauders remain in second place in the FSL South division two games behind Palm Beach in the second half standings.
The Marauders (28-14) and Hammerheads (18-34) play game two of their three game series Thursday night at 7:05 PM.