Ryan Costello and Edwar Colina lead Fort Myers to the championship!
FORT MYERS 8, DAYTONA 5 IN DAYTONA (LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES GAME 4)
The Tortugas opened the scoring with three in the second, helped by two errors. The Miracle came back with five in the third, getting RBI singles from Jose Miranda and Travis Blankenhorn and a three-run homer by Ryan Costello. They added three more in the fifth, two scoring on a single by Shane Carrier. Ibandel Isabel hit a two-run homer for Daytona in the eighth to cut the margin to 8-5, but that was as close as they came.
Costello was 2-for-4 with a three-run homer.
Edwar Colina pitched 6.2 innings, giving up three unearned runs on two hits and four walks and striking out six. Hector Lujan pitched a scoreless inning, giving up one hit.
Fort Myers wins the best-of-five series 3-1 and wins the Florida State League Championship!