Rosa leads Lakeland to 9-4 win over Clearwater

Rosa carries Lakeland to 9-4 win over Clearwater


Wednesday, May 15, 2019

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) -- Dylan Rosa hit a three-run double in the fourth inning, leading the Lakeland Flying Tigers to a 9-4 win over the Clearwater Threshers on Wednesday. The win snapped a five-game losing streak for the Flying Tigers and a six-game winning streak for the Threshers.

The double by Rosa gave the Flying Tigers a 5-0 lead and capped a five-run inning for Lakeland. Earlier in the inning, Nick Ames hit an RBI single and then scored on a hit batsman.

The Flying Tigers later added two runs in the fifth and one in the seventh and eighth to secure the victory.

Dane Myers (2-4) got the win in relief while Clearwater starter Alejandro Requena (2-2) took the loss in the Florida State League game.

The five extra-base hits for Lakeland included a season-high five doubles.

Madison Stokes homered and singled, scoring two runs for the Threshers.

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