In their second game of pool play, the IMG Academy baseball program defeated the Top Prospect Nationals by a score of 7-3. With the win, the team improves to 2-0 and will play the Florida Surge (1-0-1) at 2pm.
Jake Busiek was the winning pitcher, allowing 3 runs (1 earned) on 2 hits, 4 walks, and 3 strikeouts in his 4 innings of work. Jeremy Green came on in relief to pick up the save. Green went 3 scoreless innings, allowing 1 hit, 1 walk, and 1 strike out.
Offensivley, the team was lead by Casey Mulholland and Jelaney Johson. Mulholland was 2-4 at the plate with a 2B, 3B, a run scored and a RBI. Johson was 2-3 at the plate with 2 singles and a run scored. Gavin Patton also chipped in with a 2 RBI single and 2 stolen bases.
The team will take on the Florida Surge from Boca Raton, FL at 2pm for the chance to advance to the playoffs. The Surge is 1-0-1 having defeated the Top Prospects on Friday by a score of 4-1 and tieing the World of Baseball Angels earlier today by a score of 5-5. Hector Ponce will toe the rubber for IMG. Projected starting lineup will be as follows:
Dillon Moyer - SS
Richard Baerga - 3B
Gavin Patton - LF
Casey Mulholland - CF
Jimmy O'Neill - 1B
Tanner Pollack - DH
Kirk Dirschl - 2B
Nick Sebastian - C
Jelaney Johnson - RF
Hector Ponce - SP
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