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Kotlarka Prague has taken a 2-1 lead over Draci Brno in the best-of-five Czech Extraleague finals. On Friday they defeated Draci 9-6. With one more victory they repeat as Czech Baseball Champions. Prague took a quick 4-0 lead in the top of the second and led 9-3 midway through the seventh en route to the win.
Ryan Battaglia homered, scored three times and drove in two for Kotlarka. Martin Muzik and Matej Sucha had two RBI as well. Petr Sila reached base in each of his six plate appearances. Adam Hajtmar collected three hits for Draci.
Marek Minarik issued six hits, five runs (2 ER) and four walks in 6 2/3 innings for the win. Jason Jarvis conceded seven hits, six runs and four base on balls in five frames to take the loss.
Game four will be played on Saturday.