Madden picks up second win of season [Baseball]

June 28, 2012
Corey Madden

With the game on the line, the Jacksonville Suns turned to the pitcher who keeps getting it done.

Anchorage’s Corey Madden last night struck out No. 5 hitter Tyler Bortnick with the bases loaded to escape a ninth inning jam in a 5-2 win over Montgomery in Double-A action.

Madden, of East High fame, faced only one batter and threw four pitches – three of them swinging strikes. He earned the win after the Suns scored three times in the top of the tenth inning.

The right-handed reliever improved to 2-1 and lowered his ERA to 2.89.

Madden has allowed just two earned runs in his last 12.2 innings.