WINTER HAVEN - For the second time in the last seven days the Saints picked up a win over the Eagles. Down by six runs in two innings, the Eagles (4-3) roared back but couldn't overtake the Saints in a 6-5 loss tonight in Winter Haven.
Pitcher Brian Johnson was tagged for six runs in the second inning. The Eagles fought back and made it a game scoring two in the third inning and three in the ninth inning. With the bases loaded, Erik Hindmon struck out to end the game.
For the Saints, Drew Doty led the offense, going 2-for-5 with a double and two RBI, Caleb Denmark finished 2-for-4 and Blake Berger was 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored.
JT Simpson shut down Eagles, holding them to two runs over six innings with six strikeouts.
The Eagles plays Webber J.V. at 5 p.m. tomorrow in Winter Haven.