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WMBL Round Up - July 11

07/12/2017 1:06 AM -

 

FEATURE GAME

 Weyburn 4 at Regina 1

 
The Weyburn Beavers swept the first place Regina Red Sox taking back to back games at Currie Field. Weyburn used a three-hit pitching performance to win 4-1 Tuesday night.
 
The Red Sox also got a strong pitching effort from starter Austin Alarid. He pitched 7.2 innings, throwing 127 pitches collecting 11 strikeouts. Alarid gave up four walks and eight hits and three earned runs. Ruddy Estrella and Kevin Borst came on in relief for the Red Sox.
 
Austin Gurr started for the Beavers and was spectacular in his seven innings, allowing just one earned run on two hits and a walk. He also fanned three Red Sox batters.
 
Gurr gave way to Lance Fazende who pitched a scoreless eighth inning. Eric Evans came on to close the game out for the Beavers. This Weyburn threesome gave up just three hits in the contest.
 
Weyburn’s Luis Jimenez had a brilliant night at the plate going 4 for 5 scoring two runs. Anthony Wiggens also had two hits for the Beavers, who improved to 19-14.
 
Regina’s lone offensive bright spot was Antonio Torres.  The Sacramento City Community College catcher had a hit and a walk in three plate appearances.
 
Regina, now 20-11, will look to get back on the winning track when they host the Yorkton Cardinals on Wednesday night. First pitch is set for 7 pm at Currie Field.
 
NOTE:
Regina Red Sox season ticket holders are reminded that Sunday, July 16 and Monday July 17 are ticket redemption days.
 
Season ticket holders can bring their unused tickets to the Red Sox ticket office before the game and exchange them for tickets to Sunday or Monday's game.
 
The Regina Red Sox thank you for your support. See you at Currie Field.
 
 
 
Swift Current 5 at Fort McMurray 0
With their 5-0 shutout of the Fort McMurray Giants the Swift Current 57’s ended a two game losing streak. The win also put them into a tie for first place in the Eastern Division with the Regina Red Sox.
 
In the top of the third inning Swift Current took control with three runs. Blake Adams singled home Riley Campbell and Cole Thibideau then Nick Canas singled to right field to score Blake Adams. The 57’s added insurance runs in the sixth and ninth innings.
 
Dustin Wells started for the 57’s and pitched a complete game shutout for the victory. He allowed just six hits and two walks. He also had six strikeouts while picking up his third win of the year.
 
Samuel Hersh got the nod for the Giants and lasted seven innings. He was charged with four earned runs and six hits. He also walked four and had a strikeout.
 
Dave Erickson was summoned from the bullpen to finish the final two innings of the game.
 
The speedy Riley Campbell had two hits and scored a run for Swift Current.
 
Giants leadoff hitter Jordan Stickler had three hits in a losing effort.
 
 
 
Edmonton 1 at Lethbridge 3
Lethbridge scored three runs in the bottom of the six and hung on to win 3-1. Lethbridge scored their three runs on just one hit. The win pushed the Bulls season record to 19-13. Edmonton has lost four in a row and dropped to 17-15 overall.
 
Edmonton starter Finnigan Duffield, who went 5.2 innings, suffered the loss. Duffield allowed three runs, one earned and two walks. He also struck out six Bull batters. Duffield handed the ball to Jordan Parranto to finish the sixth. Scott Gillespie came out of the bullpen to pitch a scoreless seventh inning before turning the game over to Marion McLean to get the final three outs.
 
Lethbridge sent Landen Bourassa to the hill. His seven innings of work produced one run, eight hits, a walk and nine strikeouts. That was good enough to get the win. Chris Stodolka came out to face the Prospects in the eighth and did not allow a base runner. Dawson Moser joined the game in the ninth and earned his second save of the season.
 
Edmonton’s Derek Shedden had two of the Prospects eight hits on the night.
 
Catcher Carter Witbeck had the Bulls only hit of the game. 
 
Medicine Hat and Brooks was postponed due to weather.