07/28/2017 12:54 AM -
McMurray Giants 15 at Brooks Bombers 6
Fort McMurray banged out 17 hits on the way to their 15-6 win over the Brooks Bombers. The Giants are now on a three-game winning streak while the Bombers have lost eight games in a row.
Josh Snider started his first game of the season for the Giants. The left-hander sophomore from Thompson River University pitched a complete game. Snider gave up six runs on ten hits and two walks in his nine-inning performance.
Trevor Wiegel started for Brooks and lasted just one inning allowing 3 hits, 3 walks five runs.
Relief help came in the form of Jacob Barker, AJ Rolle and James Harvey.
Keegan Marsden held a hot bat for the Giants as he hit three home runs, scored four runs and picked up five RBI.
Ashton Roy had a fine night at the plate in a losing cause. The Bombers’ DH had three hits and two RBI
Regina Red Sox 8 at Weyburn Beavers 3
The Regina Red Sox got back in the win column and ended their four-game losing skid with an 8-3 victory over the Weyburn Beavers.
The Sox opened the game with three runs in the first inning and then added a five run fourth inning to pick up their 28th win of the season and move back into second place in the Eastern Division. The Weyburn loss ended a six game Beaver winning streak.
The Red Sox sent Jordan Scott to the hill for his ninth start of the season and he did not disappoint. The junior from Liberty University picked up his fifth win of the season by pitching seven stellar innings. Scott allowed Weyburn two runs on six hits and three walks. He also struck out four. Ruddy Estrella came on in relief in the final two innings.
Landon Mostellar, the lefty from Bryan College, was saddled with the loss after the Red Sox hitters tagged him for eight runs over four innings.
Aden Campbell provide the Sox with three hits including a double and his eighth home run. He also registered four RBI. Local product Jordan Schulz delivered two hits and a run in five at bats.
For Weyburn Evan Weidner was a bright spot offensively as he had two hits against Red Sox pitching.
Regina is back in the friendly confines of Currie Field on Friday as they host the Swift Current 57’s in a show down for first place double header. Game one starts at 6 pm.
Moose Jaw Miller Express 6 at Melville Millionaires 7
Melville overcame a 5-1 deficit to defeat the Moose Jaw Miller Express 7-6.
Scott Platt led Moose Jaw with three runs, three hits including a double, a RBI and a stolen base.
Melville first baseman Marshall McPherson chipped in with three hits and two runs in the Millionaires victory. Keaton Sullivan also added his sixth home run of the season.
Tanner Emes started for Moose Jaw and took the loss. He gave up seven runs and eight hits over 4.1 innings.
Brody Curry got the nod for Melville and turned the game over to the Millionaire bullpen after four innings. Andrew Astalos came on in relief to earn the win. Mason Furlong pitched a scoreless ninth inning for the save.
Yorkton Cardinals 3 at Swift Current 57s 8
Swift Current defeated Yorkton 8-3 to maintain their hold on first place in the Eastern Division. 422 fans were on hand at Mitchell Field to watch the 57’s win their 3rd game in a row. The Cardinal dropped their eighth consecutive game.
Bryce Mulcahy started for the Cardinals and was charged with five runs on five hits and three walks over 4.2 innings. Yorkton relievers DJ Depiero and Kyle Stevenson stepped in to finish the game.
Wayne State College starter Bobby St. Pierre made his 10th start of the season for Swift Current. His six innings, three hit effort was good enough to earn his fifth win.
Blake Adams had two doubles and drove in two runs as he set a new single season Swift Current RBI record with 48.
Yorkton had five hits from five different players in the game.
Swift Current is now 29-15 and now hold a one game lead over the second-place Regina Red Sox in the Eastern Division standings. Third-place Weyburn is 1.5 games back of the 57’s.
Okotoks Dawgs 5 at Medicine Hat Mavericks 4
Okotoks won their league leading 32nd game of the season as they slid by Medicine Hat 5-4.
Ethan Fox, the product of Douglas College, made his first start of the season for Okotoks. He threw five innings, allowing two runs while fanning three. Relievers Taylor Davis, Corey Jackson, the eventual winner, and Tyler Burdett assisted with the Dawgs win. Burdett, who came out in the final inning, picked up his 13th save of the campaign.
Brendan Rose and Jayse McLean, the North Dakota State star, each went yard for the Dawgs.
Matt Lloyd’s hitting streak ended at 23 games, an impressive mark.
Will Zeibol was the Medicine Hat pitcher of record with the loss. Zeibol allowed a run on two walks.
The Mavericks only managed four hits but made the most of them by scoring four runs.
Edmonton Prospects 12 at Lethbridge Bulls 14
Lethbridge defeated Edmonton 14-12 in Extra Innings. Jesse Hilyard sent the Bulls fans home happy with a walk off two home run. Lethbridge now sports a 25-20 record while Edmonton falls to 24-21.
With the win, Lethbridge is now in second place in the Western Division followed closely by Edmonton and Medicine Hat.
Games stats were unavailable at source.