Pitching propels Marlton, N.J., and S.E. Lexington, Ky., to Cal Ripken World Series championship game

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Posted: August 16, 2014

The Winchester Star

Marlton, N.J., pitcher Blake Morgan struck out nine in a complete-game performance and also hit a solo home run to left-center in the first inning of his team’s 5-0 victory over Sarasota, Fla., in the Cal Ripken 10-Year-Old World Series semifinals Friday night.
Sarasota, Fla., pitcher Clay Russin started on the mound for his team in Friday’s loss to Marlton, N.J. Offensively, he finished 1 for 3 with a single.
Marlton, N.J.’s Ryan Furman steals second base in the fourth inning in Marlton’s 5-0 semfinal victory over Sarasota, Fla., at Yost Field.

WINCHESTER — The offensive fireworks at the plate and web gems in the field may grab people’s attention, but at the end of the day most baseball fans will tell you that pitching wins…

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