Ke’Bryan Hayes singled twice, and Pedro Vasquez allowed two hits over seven innings as the Bradenton Marauders topped the Clearwater Threshers 3-1 in Florida State League play on Friday.
Vasquez (8-4) struck out three and walked two while allowing one run, which scored on Jan Hernandez’s 11th homer, a solo shot in the fifth.
Seth McGarry got Deivi Grullon to fly out with a runner on second to end the game for his 10th save of the season. He pitched the final two innings.
Kevin Krause doubled, advanced to third on a wild pitch and scored on a single by Casey Hughston to start the scoring for Bradenton in the second inning.
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The Threshers tied the game in the fifth inning only to have the Marauders take the lead for good in the seventh when Mitchell Tolman scored on a ground out.
Luke Leftwich (0-5) went two innings, allowing one run and two hits in the Florida State League game. He also struck out three and walked one.
Who: Bradenton (13-7) at Dunedin (10-10)
When: Saturday, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Florida Auto Exchange Stadium, Dunedin
Starting pitchers: Mitch Keller (4-2, 2.78) vs. Josh DeGraaf (2-0, 2.76)
Online: Live streaming audio at BradentonMarauders.com