Even though Cole Mitchem struggled on Friday, Orlando Scorpions 2016s found a way to pull through and defeat the DTA Wildcats 13-6 in six innings at five-Plex - Former Red Sox Spring Training Site, Fld three.
Mitchem allowed five in three, but the bullpen gave up one run and the offense banged out eight to pick up the slack and secure the win for Orlando Scorpions 2016s.
The offense exploded for the Orlando Scorpions 2016s in the third. In the inning Orlando Scorpions 2016s scored eight runs.
The game was back-and-forth heading into the third, with six lead changes.
Orlando Scorpions 2016s took the lead in the third inning and held on for the victory. Orlando Scorpions 2016s scored on a two-run double by Spencer Taylor off Dylan Roskin, scoring Joe Skinner and Michael Spears.
Taylor racked up four RBIs on two hits for Orlando Scorpions 2016s.
John Crosby had a short outing, lasting only two innings on the mound for the DTA Wildcats before being replaced. Crosby surrendered four hits and eight runs.
The top of the first saw the DTA Wildcats take an early lead, 2-0. Cori Krolikowski started the rally for the DTA Wildcats with a single. A groundout by Drew Ellam then moved DJ Varney from second to third. Nathan Haacker doubled, bringing home Krolikowski and Varney.
Orlando Scorpions 2016s didn't give up the lead after the third inning. Additional runs came from a two-run double by Skinner, an error, an RBI single by Riley Hogan, and two bases loaded walks.
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