Lakeland Squeaks Past Manatees 3-2

04.16.2012 | by:


Nick Castellanos

Lakeland scored twice in the second inning and held on to defeat Brevard County 3-2 on the road Sunday. Avisail Garcia singled to lead off the second and James Robbins followed with a double. James McCann then singled in Garcia while Robbins would later score on a double play for a 2-0 lead. After the Manatees scored a run in the fourth, Wade Gaynor walked to lead off the fifth and later scored on a single by Hernan Perez. Brevard County scored another run in the sixth off starter and winner Shawn Teufel, but Matt Crouse came on and quelch the rally with 2.2 shutout innings. Bruce Rondon tossed a scoreless ninth to pick up the save. Nick Castellanos singled to extend his hit streak to 10 games while Daniel Fields was held hitless to see his streak snapped at nine games. The two teams continue their three-game series with a 6:35 game Monday. – RECAPBOX SCORE

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 Lakeland 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 6 0
 Brevard County 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 4 0

Creative Commons License photo credit: Tom Hagerty for Lakeland Local