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WMBL July 17

07/18/2017 12:59 AM -

Feature Game

Moose Jaw Miller Express vs Regina Red Sox

The Red Sox extended their winning streak to three games with a commanding 10-3 win over Moose Jaw. The win put Regina back into a tie with idle Swift Current for first place in the Eastern Division
 
Red Sox newcomer Brendan Hornung, the senior from Hawaii, made his WMBL debut. He pitched 5.2 innings before handing the ball to eventual winner Ruddy Estrella. 
 
Miller Express ace Mitchell Robinson pitched six strong innings before turning things over to the Moose Jaw bullpen. Travis Edgar gave up four runs on two hits and a walk.
 
Broderick Rodocker smacked his eighth homer of the season to give the Red Sox a three-run lead in the fourth inning.  
 
Moose Jaw battled back with three in the top of the fifth. Not to be out done the Sox scored four runs in their half of the seventh inning to make the score 7-3. Regina added three insurance runs in the eighth inning to extend the lead to 10-3 
 
 The Red Sox are back on the field Tuesday for Saskatchewan Day as all Alberta teams visit their Saskatchewan rivals. Fort McMurray will be in Regina for a 7pm date. 
 
To celebrate all minor baseball players will get free admission to game if they were their team hat or uniform.
 
 
Edmonton Prospects 11 vs Melville Millionaires 5
Edmonton used a four-run fourth inning and a five -run sixth inning to defeat the Millionaires 11-5. The Prospects banged out 16 hits to get their 19th win of the season. The Millionaires managed six hits.
 
Zach Foth-Thomas, the Edmonton starter from Cisco Community College, pitching six complete innings for his fourth win of the year. His box score read three runs on five hits and four walks. 
 
Millionaire starter Thomas Halcomb was responsible for the loss.  Halcomb struggled in this one as he gave up 10 runs on 13 hits and one walk in 5.2 innings of work. 
 
Edmonton catcher Mackenzie Parlow was 3 for 5 with a triple, two runs and two RBI. Jake Lanferman also had three hits. 
 
The versatile Vinny Martin reached base four times on for walks for the Millionaires.  
 
 
Medicine Hat Mavericks 5 vs Brooks Bombers 1
Medicine Hat jumped out to an early four run lead on Brooks and hung on to win the game 5-1. 
With the victory the Mavericks upped their season record to 20-17 while the Bombers, dropped to 14-24. Brooks out hit their Alberta rival 8-4. 
 
Tyler Skinner made a quality seven innings start for the Mavericks. He allowed just one earned run on six hits and three walks. Skinner also fanned six Bombers in the win.
  
Bomber starter Trevor Wigert also threw seven innings registering seven strikeouts in his losing effort. He also gave up three runs on six walks and three hits. 
 
Medicine Hat got a home run from Colton Wright, his fourth of the year, to open scoring in the first. Maverick third baseman Chris Caffrey had two hits and two RBI.
 
Ashton Roy and Logan Burke each had two hits in the Bomber loss.  
 
 
 
Lethbridge Bulls 3 vs Weyburn Beavers 6
The Weyburn Beavers ran their winning streak to three games with a 6-3 victory over the visiting Lethbridge Bulls.  
 
Liam Sabiston, the Bulls starter left the game after 5.2 innings. He gave up six runs on nine hits and two walks and was credited with the loss.
 
Weyburn’s Landon Mostellar from Bryan College got the win. In his seven-inning performance Mostellar allowed two runs on three hits and three walks. He struck out four of the 27 batters he faced. Mostellar is now 3-1 in his last four starts.
 
Luis Jimenez led the Weyburn attack with two doubles and three RBI. His batting average now sits at .374
 
Lethbridge outfielder Jesse Hilyard hit his fourth homer of the year