Del Ponte Grand Slam Beats the Racers 5-2

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Kissimmee, FL-July 24, 2014- A pinch hit grand slam by Brigette Del Ponte lead the USSSA Florida Pride past the Akron Racers 5-2 in game one at ESPN Wide World of Sport Complex in Kissimmee, FL. Down 2-1 in the bottom of the fourth inning, Del Ponte launched the high, inside pitch deep over left field to put the Pride on top for good. “I felt really confident going into the box and wanted to get the ball to the outfield somehow to score a run. Luckily the ball ended up going over the fence!” said Del Ponte on her grand slam. Taylor Schlopy put the Racers on top 1-0 in the second inning with … [Read more...]