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Saladino Tournament: Day 2 at Brandon


Bloomingdale 6, Chamberlain 2

Leto 4, Freedom 0

King 6, Plant City 1

Brandon 5, Armwood 1

Pitchers of the day

Leto junior Christian Suarez earned a complete-game shutout in the 4-0 victory over Freedom, scattering six hits, striking out five and walking none. … Freedom junior Mitchell Leroy also was solid, throwing six innings, allowing four runs (three earned), five hits, striking out four and walking only one in the loss. …  Bloomingdale used three pitchers — Justin McAllister, Riley Moore and Sean Dowd — who allowed a combined three hits in seven innings … King's Justice Thompson threw five innings, allowing one run on five hits while striking out six in the Lions' victory … Brandon senior Wildiomar Roman-Morales threw four innings, allowing one run on four hits while striking out eight, including two innings where he got all three outs on strikeouts. .. Armwood's Amaury Quinones threw five innings, allowing two runs on six hits.

Hitters of the day

Leto junior Javy Hernandez went 1-for-2 with two RBIs and senior Jon Santos went 1-for-2 with two runs scored … Bloomingdale leadoff hitter Bryce Hazard went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and Jeff Davis went 3-for-3 with two RBIs and two runs scored … Bloomingdale sophomores Dominic Gonnella and Jackson Hobbs both went 2-for-3 with a combined three runs scored … King had three players — Addison Barger, Thompson and Jacob Cordell — go 2-for-4 with a combined three RBIs and three runs scored … Brandon George DeLeon went 2-for-2 and scored both Eagles' runs, the last in the sixth inning to take a 2-1 lead. … Brandon shortstop Gabriel Rosado went 2-for-4 with an RBI and outfielder Lawrence Marcus went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored.

Defensive gem of the day

In the sixth inning of Bloomingdale's 6-2 victory over Chamberlain, Bull senior outfielder Jonathan McCary sprinted to the rightfield line, laid out and snagged a flyball in mid flight. The play quickly dampened any Chamberlain hope of a late rally.

Did you know?

Bloomingdale and King head into Wednesday's final round of pool play with 2-0 tournament records and great chances to advance to Thursday's quarterfinal round. Throughout the history of the tournament, Bloomingdale has won three titles (1994, 1995, 2013) while King has won two (1983 and 1992).

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