Jose Miranda and Alex Kirilloff lead the Miracle. Prelander Berroa and Tyler Palm lead the E-Twins. Congratulations to Elizabethton on winning the Appalachian League Championship!
FORT MYERS 3, PALM BEACH 1 IN PALM BEACH
Jose Miranda hit a two-run homer in the third to put the Miracle up 2-0. The Cardinals got one back in the bottom of the third on a sacrifice fly, but got no closer. Fort Myers got a sacrifice fly of its own in the sixth for an insurance run.
Alex Kirilloff was 5-for-5. Shane Carrier was 3-for-3 with two doubles. Miranda was 2-for-5 with a two-run homer.
Clark Beeker pitched 4.1 innings, giving up one run on five hits and two walks, striking out four. Alex Phillips pitched 2.1 scoreless innings, giving up one hit and striking out two. Hector Lujan pitched a scoreless inning, giving up two hits. Adam Bray pitched a scoreless inning, giving up one hit.
Fort Myers wins the best-of-three series 2-0. They will play the winner of the Clearwater/Daytona series, which is tied 1-1.
CEDAR RAPIDS AT BELOIT
ELIZABETHTON 2, PRINCETON 1 IN ELIZABETHTON
Osmy Gregorio's RBI single in the third to give the Rays a 1-0 lead. DaShawn Keirsey, Jr. delivered an RBI double in the fourth to tie it 1-1. In the eighth, Gilberto Celestino came through with another RBI double in the eighth to put the Twins up 2-1. Princeton went down in order in the ninth.
Celestino was 2-for-3 with a double and a walk.
Prelander Berroa pitched five innings, giving up one run on four hits and a walk and striking out four. Tyler Palm pitched four shutout innings, giving up two hits and striking out one.
Elizabethton wins the best-of-three series 2-0 and wins the Appalachian League Championship!
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