Thomas Milone had three hits and scored two runs as the Charlotte Stone Crabs defeated the Bradenton Marauders 6-1 on Friday at LECOM Park.
It was the 10th loss in 13 games for the Marauders, who fell to fourth place in the South Division.
After four scoreless innings, Charlotte got on the board in the top of the fifth when Michael Brosseau hit an RBI single and then scored on a two-run single by David Rodriguez.
Charlotte starter Burch Smith (2-1) picked up the win after allowing just three hits over five scoreless innings. Marauders starter Pedro Vasquez (9-6) took the loss in the Florida State League game after allowing three runs and four hits over five innings.
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Bradenton is 6-3 against Charlotte this season but has lost the first two games of this series.
Who: Charlotte (25-21) at Bradenton (25-22)
When: Saturday, 6:30 p.m.
Where: LECOM Park, Bradenton
Starting pitchers: TBD vs. Cam Vieaux (3-4, 4.53)
Online: Live streaming audio at BradentonMarauders.com