Florida Vipers took the lead late and defeated Palm Beach Navigators 7-5 on Friday. The game was tied at four with Florida Vipers batting in the bottom of the eighth when Mark Sanders singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
Palm Beach Navigators got things started in the first inning. Palm Beach Navigators scored one run on a stolen base.
In the bottom of the seventh inning, Florida Vipers tied things up at four.
Ronnie Vocalano got the win for Florida Vipers. He lasted five innings, allowing eight hits and three runs while striking out six and walking zero. Alex Diaz, Slayde Ortiz, and Kyle Evans all put in work in relief out of the bullpen, steering their team towards the victory. Diaz recorded the last six outs to earn the save for Florida Vipers.
Zach Brundage took the loss for Palm Beach Navigators. He surrendered three runs on four hits over three and a third innings, striking out three and walking one.
Anthony Iglesias started the game for Palm Beach Navigators. He lasted three and two-thirds innings, allowing four hits and one run while striking out three
Florida Vipers saw the ball well today, racking up 12 hits in the game. Bryce Bruggy, Nick Mancuso, Sanders, and Maury Gonzalez all managed multiple hits for Florida Vipers. Bruggy led Florida Viperswith three hits in four at bats.
Palm Beach Navigators had 12 hits in the game. Peter Moforis, Harry Vargas, and Ricky Del Rio all had multiple hits for Palm Beach Navigators.