Florida Takes Baltimore 6-1

Marlins ride to victory on the strength on Damion Easley's bat and Carl Pavano's arm.

March 7, 2004
Jupiter, FL.
The Florida Marlins continued their success in the exhibtion season with a 6-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday at Roger Dean Stadium.
2B Damion Easly continued to make a case for his earning a roster spot with his hot bat by going 2-3 with 3 runs scored and 2 RBI. He also hit a 2 run homer off of Oriole pitcher E. Bedard in the 5th inning. Other offensive stars for the Marlins were catcher Mike Redmond who went 2-4 and Lenny Harris who went 1-1 with 2 RBI.
Marlin pitcher Carl Pavano took the win after a scoreless 4 innings in which he only gave up 1 hit and 1 BB. Relief pitcher Chad Fox also had an impressive outing going 2 innings giving up only 1 H and 1 BB while striking out 4.
The Marlins play the Montreal Expos tomorrow at 1 pm at Roger Dean Stadium.

Box Score
BALTIMORE (1) AT FLORIDA (6)
BALTIMORE AB R H BI
M Fontenot 2b 4 0 2 1
M McLemore ss 2 0 0 0
W Young 1b 1 0 0 0
D Segui 1b 3 0 0 0
C Mendez c 1 0 0 0
J Lopez c 3 0 1 0
B Forystek p 0 0 0 0
D Cabrera p 0 0 0 0
J Julio p 0 0 0 0
C Bellinger ph 1 0 0 0
B Surhoff lf 2 0 0 0
T Raines Jr lf 1 0 1 0
M Mora 3b 2 0 0 0
J Bautista 3b 1 0 1 0
J Cust rf 4 0 0 0
D McDonald cf 4 0 0 0
K Ainsworth p 1 0 0 0
E Bedard p 0 0 0 0
J Morban ss 2 1 1 0
TOTALS 32 1 6 1

FLORIDA AB R H BI
J Pierre cf 3 1 1 0
A Nunez cf 1 1 0 0
D Easley 2b 3 3 2 2
J Wilson ss 0 0 0 0
M Cabrera 3b 3 0 1 0
L Harris 3b 1 0 1 2
M Neu p 0 0 0 0
M Treanor c 0 0 0 0
J Conine lf 1 0 0 1
A Rios lf 2 0 1 0
W Cordero rf 1 0 0 0
B Banks rf 2 0 1 0
H Choi 1b 3 0 0 0
F Crespo 1b 1 0 0 0
M Redmond c 4 0 2 0
M Perisho p 0 0 0 0
TBorlandp 0 0 0 0
A Gonzalez ss 2 0 0 0
C Fox p 0 0 00
J Willingham ph 1 0 0 0
J Wood 3b 1 0 0 0
C Pavano p 1 0 0 0
W Valdez 2b 3 1 0 0
TOTALS 33 6 9 5

BALTIMORE 000 000 010 -- 1
FLORIDA 100 023 00x -- 6
E--M McLemore, J Morban. DP--FLORIDA 1.
LOB--BALTIMORE 7, FLORIDA 7. 2B--J Morban, M
Fontenot. HR--D Easley 1 (1) (off E Bedard). SF--J Conine.
IP H R ER BB SO HR
BALTIMORE
K Ainsworth (L,0-1) 3 2 1 0 0 1 0
E Bedard 2 5 2 2 0 1 1
B Forystek 1 2 3 2 2 1 0
D Cabrera 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
J Julio 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
FLORIDA
C Pavano (W,1-0) 4 1 0 0 0 2 0
C Fox 2 1 0 0 1 4 0
M Neu 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
M Perisho 1 2 1 1 0 1 0
T Borland 1 2 0 0 0 1 0


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