It's just Daytona tonight. The Smokies start their series with Chattanooga tomorrow at home. Brooks Raley will take the mound for Tennessee and Stephen Fife will pitch for the Lookouts.
The Daytona Cubs downed the Dunedin Blue Jays, 3-1. The win tied the best-of-three series at 1-1.
Daytona got excellent starting pitching again tonight as Jeffry Antigua allowed only one run over seven innings. He gave up only four hits. Antigua walked one batter and struck out one.
Frank Del Valle relieved Eduardo Figueroa with a man on first and one out in the ninth. He threw two pitches an induced a 3-6-3 double play to end the game.
The D-Cubs went out to a 2-0 lead when shortstop Elliot Soto had an RBI single in the second inning and first baseman Justin Bour had a sacrifice fly in the third. After the Blue Jays cut the lead to 2-1 in the fifth inning, center fielder Matt Szczur homered to get the run back and end the scoring for the evening. Bour and Szczur were both 1 for 3 and Soto was 1 for 2 with a hit-by-pitch.
The Cubs and the Blue Jays will settle this thing tomorrow at 6:05 Central Time. You can listen to the game at daytonacubs.com. If the Cubs win, they will take on either the Bradenton Marauders or the St. Lucie Mets in a best-of-five series for the Florida State League Championship.