Sarasota lost the lead late in a 7-6 defeat to Venice on Wednesday. Venice trailed 5-4 in the bottom of the fifth inning when Possehl doubled on a 3-2 count, scoring two runs.
Sarasota lost despite out-hitting Venice ten to nine.
Yochum led things off on the hill for Venice surrendered five runs on six hits over three innings, striking out four and walking one.
Tanner Crump led things off on the mound for Sarasota pitching four and two-thirds innings, allowing seven runs on nine hits and striking out one. Logan Chase threw one and one-third innings in relief.
Sarasota saw the ball well today, racking up ten hits in the game. Tyler Maszak, Rex Smith, and Cale Kreiger each managed multiple hits for Sarasota.