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WMBL Round Up July 22

07/23/2017 1:07 AM -

WMBL Round Up – July 22

 
Feature Game
Okotoks Dawgs 6 at Regina Red Sox 3
The Okotoks Dawgs scored runs in each of the first four innings on their way to a 6-3 win over the home town Regina Red Sox. The loss snapped Regina’s five game home field winning streak. Even with the loss Regina remains one game ahead of Swift Current for first in the Eastern Division. For Okotoks they have a 7-game lead on second place Edmonton. 
 
Liam Stroud had a magnificent outing for the Dawgs as he faced 19 batters. Stroud, a native of Maple Ridge, BC threw five innings for Okotoks allowing just one hit and three strike outs. The Dawgs bullpen picked up for Stroud and Tyler Burdett nailed down his 12th the save 
 
Will Moore started for Regina and threw six complete innings. He was given the loss after allowing seven hits and five runs. 
 
Dawgs outfielder Matt Lloyd extended his consecutive hitting streak to 20-games with two hits. Aderly Perez single shot home run added an insurance run in the fourth. 
 
Phil Langlois had two hits and a walk for the Red Sox.  
 
The second game of this two game series will be played Sunday at Currie Field. First pitch is at 2 pm. 
 
      
Fort McMurray Giants 12 at Melville Millionaires 2
Fort McMurray played an interesting double header today. Their first game was an afternoon affair in Yorkton with a night cap in Melville.  They also won both games. In game two in Melville, the Giants scored seven runs in their half of the eighth inning to ring up a 12- 2 win over the Millionaires. 
 
Mason Furlong made his ninth start for Melville and was tagged with the loss. 
 
Tyler Moskalyk got the nod for Fort Murray, the junior from the University of Winnipeg went eight innings, giving up just two runs on nine hits as he collected his second win of the year. 
 
Vinny Martin cranked out three hits in a losing cause.
 
Max Hewitt of the Giants had three hits, three runs and three RBI. Evan Willow also had three hits, an RBI and two runs scored.   
 
The Giants finished the day with a record of 16- 25 while Melville dipped to 11-30. 
 
 
 
Brooks Bombers 3 at Edmonton Prospects 4
The Edmonton Prospects defeated the Brooks Bombers 4-2 in 11 innings. 2,418 fans were on hand at Re/Max Field for an entertaining night of baseball. 
 
With two out in the bottom of the 11th inning, Edmonton Prospects shortstop Zane Takhar singled with two out to score Michael Gahan for the victory. Takhar had four hits and a walk for the Prospects
 
Matt Zanutto had a pair of hits including a triple for Brooks. He also had a run scored and a walk.
 
This game featured two of the WMBL’s to pitchers as Cameron Kremers, from Brooks, battled Edmonton’s Scott Gillespie. Neither starter factored in the decision. Jacob Barker took the loss for Brooks. Erik Sabrowski pitched two innings for his third win in 2017. 
 
Edmonton is now 22-18 while Brooks is 14-28. 
 
 
 
Lethbridge Bulls 1 at Medicine Hat Mavericks 8
This matchup featured the second and third rated teams in the Western Division.  Medicine Hat grabbed a 3-0 lead in the second inning and never looked back in their 8-1 over Lethbridge. 
 
The teams are now separated by just one victory as the Mavericks are 22-19 while the Bulls, who are on a two-game losing streak, are 23-19. 
 
Greg Hollman started for the Bulls. He lasted six innings giving up 16 hits and seven runs before being relieved by David Jones, who finished the game
 
Brady Tedesco took to the mound for the Mavericks and he produced a pitching gem. Tedesco threw a complete game six-hitter allowing just one run and three walks. He also recorded eight strikeouts in the victory. 
 
Medicine Hat was led offensively by Blake Rowlett who delivered four hits and three RBI in the win. Colton Wright also had a good night at the plate for the Mavericks as he hammered his fifth homer of the season.
 
The Bulls had six different batters get a hit. Jesse Hilyard, Darius Carter and Brock Frentzel all doubled in the contest.   
 
To add to the playoff race excitement these two teams play again in Sunday afternoon baseball matinee. 
 
 
 
Swift Current 57s 2 at Moose Jaw Miller Express 5
The Moose Jaw Miller Express defeated upset the Swift Current 57’s 5-2 in front of 257 at Ross Wells Park.  The win was the 21st in 41 games this season for the Miller Express. Swift Current dropped to 26-14. 
 
Centre fielder Travis Able was key to the Moose Jaw win as he banged out two doubles and scored two runs. Able, the junior from Central Missouri, now has 10 two-baggers on the season. 
 
Catcher Bodie Cooper had a home run and a double for the 57’s in the loss. 
 
James Smith got the start for Swift Current. The Brighton, CO product was saddled with his first WMBL loss of 2017 as he gave up five runs in 3.1 innings. 
 
Lefty Hunter Kloke, a freshman from Brescia University, was brilliant in his seven innings of work. Kloke allowed just two runs on six hits and four walks in the win. He also had four strikeouts. Galen Andrews earned the saved, his first of the year. 
 
 
Fort McMurray Giants 5 at Yorkton Cardinals 1 (afternoon game)
Garrett Takamatsu three run double in the fifth inning was the difference as Fort McMurray defeated Yorkton 5-1.  
 
Joey Nicastro added two hits for the Giants, who scored five runs on six hits. 
 
Yorkton’s Parker Smejkal, the sophomore from the University of Nebraska Omaha, had three hits and an RBI, his 27th of the season, in the loss.  
 
Fort McMurray’s Tyler Hodder picked up his fifth win going six innings allowing five hits and one run. Jason Buss pitched a scoreless seventh inning to end the end.  
 
Bryce Mulcahy took the loss after giving up four runs on three hits and five walks over five innings. 
 
Weyburn Beavers 3 at Yorkton Cardinals 2
The Yorkton Cardinals lost both ends of a double header today against two different teams. The Weyburn Beavers came to Jubilee Park Saturday evening and walked out with a 3-2 win. Yorkton’s record is now 10-31 and have now lost five consecutive games. Weyburn picked up their 25th victory of the year. 
 
Conner DiNaro started and provided the Weyburn Beavers with seven solid innings. DiNaro left the game after facing 30 Cardinal hitters. He allowed just two runs on eight hits and two walks. 
 Eric Evans, who pitched the ninth inning, earned his six save. 
 
Tyler McDonald made his 17th appearance and second start for the Cardinals. He was on the losing end on the contest as he gave up three runs on nine hits. 
 
Weyburn’s Luis Jimenez three hits and two stolen bases while teammate Cam Williams two hits including a double and a RBI. 
 
For Yorkton Jackson Soto had a double in the contest. Jake Davidson, the catcher from the College of Martin, had a pair of hits, a run and a RBI for the Cards. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WMBL Round Up – July 22
 
Okotoks Dawgs 6 at Regina Red Sox 3
The Okotoks Dawgs scored runs in each of the first four innings on their way to a 6-3 win over the home town Regina Red Sox. The loss snapped Regina’s five game home field winning streak. Even with the loss Regina remains one game ahead of Swift Current for first in the Eastern Division. For Okotoks they have a 7-game lead on second place Edmonton. 
 
Liam Stroud had a magnificent outing for the Dawgs as he faced 19 batters. Stroud, a native of Maple Ridge, BC threw five innings for Okotoks allowing just one hit and three strike outs. The Dawgs bullpen picked up for Stroud and Tyler Burdett nailed down his 12th the save 
 
Will Moore started for Regina and threw six complete innings. He was given the loss after allowing seven hits and five runs. 
 
Dawgs outfielder Matt Lloyd extended his consecutive hitting streak to 20-games with two hits. Aderly Perez single shot home run added an insurance run in the fourth. 
 
Phil Langlois had two hits and a walk for the Red Sox.  
 
The second game of this two game series will be played Sunday at Currie Field. First pitch is at 2 pm. 
 
      
Fort McMurray Giants 12 at Melville Millionaires 2
Fort McMurray played an interesting double header today. Their first game was an afternoon affair in Yorkton with a night cap in Melville.  They also won both games. In game two in Melville, the Giants scored seven runs in their half of the eighth inning to ring up a 12- 2 win over the Millionaires. 
 
Mason Furlong made his ninth start for Melville and was tagged with the loss. 
 
Tyler Moskalyk got the nod for Fort Murray, the junior from the University of Winnipeg went eight innings, giving up just two runs on nine hits as he collected his second win of the year. 
 
Vinny Martin cranked out three hits in a losing cause.
 
Max Hewitt of the Giants had three hits, three runs and three RBI. Evan Willow also had three hits, an RBI and two runs scored.   
 
The Giants finished the day with a record of 16- 25 while Melville dipped to 11-30. 
 
 
 
Brooks Bombers 3 at Edmonton Prospects 4
The Edmonton Prospects defeated the Brooks Bombers 4-2 in 11 innings. 2,418 fans were on hand at Re/Max Field for an entertaining night of baseball. 
 
With two out in the bottom of the 11th inning, Edmonton Prospects shortstop Zane Takhar singled with two out to score Michael Gahan for the victory. Takhar had four hits and a walk for the Prospects
 
Matt Zanutto had a pair of hits including a triple for Brooks. He also had a run scored and a walk.
 
This game featured two of the WMBL’s to pitchers as Cameron Kremers, from Brooks, battled Edmonton’s Scott Gillespie. Neither starter factored in the decision. Jacob Barker took the loss for Brooks. Erik Sabrowski pitched two innings for his third win in 2017. 
 
Edmonton is now 22-18 while Brooks is 14-28. 
 
 
 
Lethbridge Bulls 1 at Medicine Hat Mavericks 8
This matchup featured the second and third rated teams in the Western Division.  Medicine Hat grabbed a 3-0 lead in the second inning and never looked back in their 8-1 over Lethbridge. 
 
The teams are now separated by just one victory as the Mavericks are 22-19 while the Bulls, who are on a two-game losing streak, are 23-19. 
 
Greg Hollman started for the Bulls. He lasted six innings giving up 16 hits and seven runs before being relieved by David Jones, who finished the game
 
Brady Tedesco took to the mound for the Mavericks and he produced a pitching gem. Tedesco threw a complete game six-hitter allowing just one run and three walks. He also recorded eight strikeouts in the victory. 
 
Medicine Hat was led offensively by Blake Rowlett who delivered four hits and three RBI in the win. Colton Wright also had a good night at the plate for the Mavericks as he hammered his fifth homer of the season.
 
The Bulls had six different batters get a hit. Jesse Hilyard, Darius Carter and Brock Frentzel all doubled in the contest.   
 
To add to the playoff race excitement these two teams play again in Sunday afternoon baseball matinee. 
 
 
 
 
Swift Current 57s 2 at Moose Jaw Miller Express 5
The Moose Jaw Miller Express defeated upset the Swift Current 57’s 5-2 in front of 257 at Ross Wells Park.  The win was the 21st in 41 games this season for the Miller Express. Swift Current dropped to 26-14. 
 
Centre fielder Travis Able was key to the Moose Jaw win as he banged out two doubles and scored two runs. Able, the junior from Central Missouri, now has 10 two-baggers on the season. 
 
Catcher Bodie Cooper had a home run and a double for the 57’s in the loss. 
 
James Smith got the start for Swift Current. The Brighton, CO product was saddled with his first WMBL loss of 2017 as he gave up five runs in 3.1 innings. 
 
Lefty Hunter Kloke, a freshman from Brescia University, was brilliant in his seven innings of work. Kloke allowed just two runs on six hits and four walks in the win. He also had four strikeouts. Galen Andrews earned the saved, his first of the year. 
 
 
Fort McMurray Giants 5 at Yorkton Cardinals 1 (afternoon game)
Garrett Takamatsu three run double in the fifth inning was the difference as Fort McMurray defeated Yorkton 5-1.  
 
Joey Nicastro added two hits for the Giants, who scored five runs on six hits. 
 
Yorkton’s Parker Smejkal, the sophomore from the University of Nebraska Omaha, had three hits and an RBI, his 27th of the season, in the loss.  
 
Fort McMurray’s Tyler Hodder picked up his fifth win going six innings allowing five hits and one run. Jason Buss pitched a scoreless seventh inning to end the end.  
 
Bryce Mulcahy took the loss after giving up four runs on three hits and five walks over five innings. 
 
Weyburn Beavers 3 at Yorkton Cardinals 2
The Yorkton Cardinals lost both ends of a double header today against two different teams. The Weyburn Beavers came to Jubilee Park Saturday evening and walked out with a 3-2 win. Yorkton’s record is now 10-31 and have now lost five consecutive games. Weyburn picked up their 25th victory of the year. 
 
Conner DiNaro started and provided the Weyburn Beavers with seven solid innings. DiNaro left the game after facing 30 Cardinal hitters. He allowed just two runs on eight hits and two walks. 
 Eric Evans, who pitched the ninth inning, earned his six save. 
 
Tyler McDonald made his 17th appearance and second start for the Cardinals. He was on the losing end on the contest as he gave up three runs on nine hits. 
 
Weyburn’s Luis Jimenez three hits and two stolen bases while teammate Cam Williams two hits including a double and a RBI. 
 
For Yorkton Jackson Soto had a double in the contest. Jake Davidson, the catcher from the College of Martin, had a pair of hits, a run and a RBI for the Cards.