McKnight gets W

By on May 23, 2016

 

Photo Buck Davidson

Photo Buck Davidson

Palm Beach Cardinals pitcher Blake McKnight allowed just one unearned run and three hits over eight innings to lead his team to a 5-1 win over the Clearwater Threshers Sunday at Bright House Field in Clearwater. Third baseman Casey Turgeon collected three hits, drew a walk and scored a run for the victorious Cardinals, who improved to 20-24 on the season. The two teams meet again Monday night at 7:00 pm at Bright House Field.

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Palm Beach
(20-24)
0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 10 2
Clearwater
(26-17)
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Palm Beach Cardinals
Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG*
Casey Turgeon 3B 4 1 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .309
Darren Seferina 2B 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 .224
Orlando Olivera RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .238
    1- Vaughn Bryan PR-RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255
Casey Grayson 1B 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 .243
Blake Drake CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .248
Oscar Mercado SS 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .190
Andrew Brodbeck DH 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237
Cole Lankford LF 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .250
Chris Rivera C 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 .265
Totals 37 5 10 1 1 1 5 4 11 .227
1-Ran for Olivera in the 9th.
BATTING
2B: Seferina (4, Eshelman).
3B: Turgeon (1, Therrien).
HR: Lankford (1, 8th inning off Joaquin, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Grayson 2; Turgeon 5; Drake; Rivera 2; Seferina 2; Lankford 4.
RBI: Rivera 2 (3); Grayson 2 (17); Lankford (1).
2-out RBI: Rivera 2; Lankford.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Brodbeck; Seferina; Mercado 2.
SF: Grayson.
Team RISP: 2-for-9.
Team LOB: 10.BASERUNNING
SB: Seferina (10, 2nd base off Therrien/Lino).
CS: Seferina (4, 3rd base by Therrien/Lino).FIELDING
E: Turgeon (3, fielding); Mercado (13, missed catch).
Clearwater Threshers
Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Scott Kingery 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .256
Cord Sandberg RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257
Carlos Tocci CF 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .259
Andrew Pullin LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .229
Mitch Walding 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 .263
Zach Green 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .267
Kyle Martin DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .245
Gabriel Lino C 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .205
Malquin Canelo SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229
Totals 30 1 3 0 0 0 1 2 5 .241
BATTING
TB: Lino; Martin; Tocci.
RBI: Walding (26).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Canelo, M; Kingery.
SF: Walding.
Team RISP: 0-for-2.
Team LOB: 6.FIELDING
E: Walding 2 (7, fielding, missed catch).
Palm Beach Cardinals
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA*
Blake McKnight (W, 1-4) 8.0 3 1 0 2 3 0 3.35
Kyle Grana 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.86
Totals 9.0 3 1 0 2 5 0 3.27
Clearwater Threshers
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Tom Eshelman (L, 2-2) 5.2 8 3 1 2 8 0 3.77
Ulises Joaquin 2.1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1.62
Jesen Therrien 1.0 1 1 1 2 2 0 2.29
Totals 9.0 10 5 3 4 11 1 2.92
Game Scores: McKnight 75; Eshelman 51.
WP: McKnight; Eshelman.
HBP: Green, Z (by McKnight).
Pitches-strikes: McKnight 104-66; Grana 14-9; Eshelman 104-70; Joaquin 35-25; Therrien 29-13.
Groundouts-flyouts: McKnight 11-7; Grana 0-1; Eshelman 7-3; Joaquin 2-4; Therrien 0-1.
Batters faced: McKnight 31; Grana 3; Eshelman 28; Joaquin 8; Therrien 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Joaquin 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Jonathan Parra. 1B: Matt Snodgrass.
Weather: 82 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 7 mph, L to R.
First pitch: 12:59 PM.
T: 2:18.
Att: 1,619.
Venue: Bright House Field.
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