Daytona 3 Dunedin 4
Dunedin won game 1 of their 3 game playoff series with the Daytona Cubs.
Casey Lawrence started and went 5.2, allowing 8 hits and a walk ,but just 1 run with 3 strikeouts. Vince Bongiovanni pitched 1.1 scoreless with 3 k. Frank Gailey gave up 1 unearned run, off 2 hits and 2 k. Aaron Loup pitched a scoreless 9th to get the win.
In the bottom of the 9th Justin Jackson doubled to lead off the inning. Ryan Goins reached on a bunt single. An intentional walk to McElroy loaded the bases. But two force outs at the plate and a fly out sent them into extra innings.
In the 10th Brian Van Kirk doubled and went to third on a bunt single. Another intentional walk loaded the bases again and Justin Jackson hit into a force out at the plate but the Daytona catcher threw wild to first, trying to get the double play and the winning run scored.
Brad McElroy went 1 for 4 with a homer and a walk. AJ Jimenez 3 for 5 with a double. Brian Van Kirk 2 for 5, double. Ryan Goins 2 for 3, home run.
Game two is tomorrow night.