Jordan Luplow’s grounder got through the legs of Brevard County shortstop Jose Cuas in the 11th, allowing the winning run to score in Bradenton’s 6-5 victory at McKechnie Field on Sunday in Florida State League play.
Bradenton (46-40, 8-10) scored three runs in the seventh to take a 5-4 lead on Pablo Reyes’ sacrifice fly, Tito Polo’s single and a passed ball.
Brevard County (26-59, 3-14) forced extra innings when Clint Coulter, who went 5 for 6, homored with two outs and a two-strike count.
Jerrick Suiter and Polo led Bradenton’s offense with two hits.
Up Next: Stephen Tarpley (4-2, 3.42) starts for Bradenton against Brevard County’s Bubba Derby (5-7, 4.97) in the series finale. First pitch is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. ... Live streaming audio will be available online at www.BradentonMarauders.com, via TuneIn, and on the MiLB First Pitch App.
Herald Staff Report