WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.. - The Spartans spear the Sailfish taking both games of the double-header and completing the series win.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final | Game One: No. 7 Tampa Spartans 11, Palm Beach Atlantic Sailfish 2
Final | Game Two: No. 7 Tampa Spartans 7, Palm Beach Atlantic Sailfish 2
Records: Tampa (27-11) (13-7 SSC), Palm Beach Atlantic (19-19) (9-12 SSC)
Location: J.M."Jake" Rubin Park | West Palm Beach, Fla.
All-time Series: The Spartans are now 26-7 all-time versus Palm Beach Atlantic.
HOW IT HAPPENED | GAME ONE:
- Mikey Navarette scored Nick Detringo on a sac fly to right field. T2 | 1-0 Tampa
- After a Sam Freitas double, Nick Derr singled to score Freitas. Danny Sirven singled followed by a Detringo 2 RBI double. Danny Blair bunt singled scoring Detringo..T3 | 5-0 Tampa
- The Sailfish cut the lead in the fourth, scoring one run. B4 | 5-1 Tampa
- Yorvis Torrealba singled scoring Blair after his walk a Navarette single. Derr hit a three-run home run to left field. T6 | 9-1 Tampa
- After a Detringo walk, Torrealba hit a two-run home run to left field. T7 | 11-1 Tampa
- Palm Beach Atlantic added one in the eighth. B9 | 11-2 Tampa
HOW IT HAPPENED | GAME TWO:
- Torrealba leads the game off with a triple followed by a Freitas and Aleywine walk. Sirven scored Torrealba on a single to right field. Detringo hits a 2 RBI double giving Tampa an early lead. T1 | 3-0 Tampa
- Torrealba started the inning off with a single followed with a Freitas single. Derr doubled to right center. After an Aleywine walk, Sirven doubled to left field scoring Freitas and Derr. T2 | 6-0 Tampa
- Derr started the inning with a single to left field. Sirven followed with a single to right field. Perry drove Derr in with a ground ball to second. T4 | 7-0 Tampa
- The Sailfish put one on the board to shorten the lead in the seventh. T7 | 7-1 Tampa
- Palm Beach Atlantic added one more in the bottom of the eighth. B8 | 7-2 Tampa
INSIDE THE STATS | GAME ONE:
- Mason Duke pitched seven innings of one-run baseball for the Spartans. He is now 8-0 on the season.
- Torrealba went 2-5 with 3 RBI and 2 runs scored for the Spartans.
- Derr finished 2-3 with 4 RBI and 2 runs scored.
- Detringo ended 2-4 with 3 runs scored.
INISDE THE STATS | GAME TWO:
- Torrealba ended 3-4 with two runs scored.
- Sirven went 3-5 with 3 RBI.
- Detringo 2-5 with 2 RBI.
OUTSIDE THE BOX:
- Torrealba and Derr hit their sixth home run on the year.
- Tampa snaps a four-game losing streak.
- James Reynolds received his first start of the year as well as his second win of the year.
The Spartans travel to North Georgia next Thursday to begin a big regional series with the North Georgia Nighthawks. Game One will start on Thursday at 6:00 PM.
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