Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Suns Beat Huntsville for First Time

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Suns Beat Huntsville for First Time

Article excerpt

For the third consecutive game, the Jacksonville Suns got plenty

of offense and another solid performance from their starting

pitcher.

But rather than rack up another loss like they had in the first

two games, the Suns cruised to an 8-2 victory over Huntsville

last night in front of 5,702 at Wolfson Park.

The difference? Four strong innings by a settled Suns bullpen.

After starter Willis Roberts was spotted a 5-1 lead after five

innings, Roberto Duran and Bryan Corey closed the game out for

the Suns.

Duran, Jacksonville's only left-handed pitcher, gave up just

one hit and one walk in two innings and struck out four. In four

innings this season, Duran hasn't allowed a run.

Corey, who will be used as Jacksonville's closer, pitched the

final two innings and allowed one run on one hit -- a two-out

RBI double by Huntsville's Troy Hughes in the eighth.

The Suns scored a run in the first and second innings for a 2-0

lead, and broke the game open in the fifth on a three-run home

run by Jesus Marquez. …

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