JUPITER -- The Bradenton Marauders (30-30) rallied late for a crucial 4-1 win over the Hammerheads (32-27) to climb back within 2.5 games of first place in the South Division. All four Marauders runs scored in the top of the eighth inning.
Jhonathan Ramos turned in an outstanding start for the Marauders. The lefty allowed an RBI-groundout in the first inning, then faced the minimum through the sixth. Ramos allowed three hits, no walks, and struck out three.
Alex Dickerson led off the eighth inning with a single to chase Robert Morey, who had held the Marauders scoreless to that juncture. Scott McGough (L, 1-1) loaded the bases by allowing a single, a sacrifice bunt, and an intentional walk. Kawika Emsley-Pai singled to right to put the Marauders on top 2-1. Benji Gonzalez cashed in another run with a ground out before Andy Vazquez capped the scoring with an RBI triple.
Quinton Miller pitched two scoreless innings for the win. Doug Salinas earned his 10th save in 11 tries in the ninth.