Stone Crabs Ride Faria’s Arm to Shut-out Win

Jacob Faria tossed six scoreless innings to earn the win.

Jacob Faria tossed six scoreless innings to earn the win.

For the second straight home game, the Stone Crabs used a great pitching performance to earn a victory against their neighbor to the south. This time it was Jacob Faria who provided the ammo in the form of six shut-out innings and seven strikeout to lift the Stone Crabs to a 4-0 win in the series finale against the Fort Myers Miracle.

The Stone Crabs broke the scoreless tie in the second inning. Maxx Tissenbaum led off the inning with a single to center. He would later score on a ground ball by Braxton Lee to put the Stone Crabs out in front 1-0.

The Stone Crabs added to their lead in the bottom of the fifth. Mike Marjama singled up the middle to lead off the inning. He later scored on a line drive by Juniel Querecuto to increase the lead to 2-0.

The shut-out was in threatened in the top the sixth when the Miracle moved a runner to third with one out. But a timely fly ball that doubled off the runner at third ended the inning with the shut-out in place.

The Stone Crabs added two more runs in the eighth inning. Jake Bauers knocked in a run with a double to center that scored Andrew Velazquez. Bauers later scored on a ground ball by Joey Rickard to give the Stone Crabs the 4-0 margin of victory.

Faria picked up the win for the Stone Crabs. Ethan Mildren was the losing pitcher for Fort Myers.

The Stone Crabs will host the Daytona Tortugas for a four game series starting on Monday at Charlotte Sports Park. German Marquez (0-0, 0.00) will be making the start for the Stone Crabs against Jackson Stephens (0-0, 0.00) for Dayton. First pitch is scheduled for 6:30.

Box Summary

Hitters

  • Andrew Velazquez (2B): 2 for 4 with an RBI and a run scored
  • Juniel Querecuto (3B): 1 for 4
  • Willy Adames (SS): 2 for 4 with a double
  • Jake Bauers (1B): 1 for 3 with a double, an RBI and a run scored
  • Joey Rickard (RF): 2 for 4 with an RBI
  • Maxx Tissenbaum (C): 1 for 3 with a run scored
  • Marty Gantt (LF): 0 for 3
  • Mike Marjama (DH): 2 for 3 with a run scored
  • Braxton Lee (CF): 0 for 2 with an RBI and a walk

Pitchers

  • Jacob Faria (Win, 1-0): 6 scoreless innings with 7 strikeouts, 1 walk and 4 hits
  • Jeff Ames (Hold, 1): 2 scoreless innings with a hit and a walk
  • Nick Sawyer: 1 no-hit inning with a strikeout
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2 Responses to Stone Crabs Ride Faria’s Arm to Shut-out Win

  1. Robert Cantu says:

    Jacup Faria is an awesome pitcher. He really has a heart for baseball. Beautiful person.

  2. Robert Cantu says:

    Sorry I mispelled Jacop’name Here in Texas we spelled different

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