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06/13/2018 1:21 AM -

Moose Jaw 10 at Regina 4

The Moose Jaw Miller Express improved their record to 8-2 with a decisive 10-4 win over the Regina Red Sox. Regina now sits at 3-5 in the Eastern Division.

A three-run shot by Alex Hendra-Brown in the fourth inning erased the Red Sox 2-0 lead. Hendra-Brown, the WMBL Player of the Week, finished the night two for three with a walk, run scored and four RBI. A five run Miller Express seventh inning put the game out of reach. For Regina, Colton Onstott was a bright spot with two RBI and two hits including his fourth double of the season.  

Markus Gregson earned his first win of the season while Regina’s Peyton Burks dropped to 0-2 on the season.

The two teams will do it again in Moose Jaw at Ross Wells Park on Wednesday night.

Highlights - Moose Jaw
3 stolen bases
4th time this season MJ has scored 10 runs or more

Highlights - Regina
375 fans at Currie Field
Regina stranded 11 runners

Medicine Hat 9 at Lethbridge 7
1,003 fans packed Spitz Stadium for this all Alberta match up. Medicine Hat spoiled the party by upsetting the Bulls 9-7.

Sal Rodriguez let the Maverick offence with three hits and a hit by pitch. Lethbridge got a home run from Lachlan Mayo who also had a double and two RBI. 

Maverick starter Alex Dafoe picked up the win and closer Tyler Shumpert got the final two out to earn the save. Kale Penner was saddled with the Lethbridge loss.

Highlights - Medicine Hat
On a 7 game, winning streak
Jaxon Hooge: 3 RBI

Highlights - Lethbridge
Austin Tambellini: 1.1 shutout innings with 3 strikeouts
Brett Mercier is hitting .439

Yorkton 15 at Melville 2
The Yorkton Cardinals are now on a two-game winning streak as they blasted Melville 15-2. The Cardinals, who started the season with eight straight losses, exploded for six runs in both the second and third innings on their way to scoring a season high 15 runs.

Yorkton’s Clyde Yeh had a very good night at the plate registering three hits including his first homer of the season, two runs scored and four RBI.
Owen Steele, Yorkton’s starting pitcher, held Melville batters to one run and four hits over seven innings. Steele also reduced his ERA to 0.44 in three games.

The Cardinals chased Melville start Lyle Hibbitts early in the third which forced the Millionaires to use five pitchers during the game.

Highlights - Yorkton
Pounded out 5 doubles
Colin Kellington scored 3 runs

Highlights - Melville
143 fans at Pirie Field
As a team stole 3 bases

Edmonton 4 at Brooks 9
The Brooks Bombers took an early lead and coasted to a 9-4 win over the Edmonton Prospects.

Brooks starter Collin Thomas threw seven innings allowing four runs on six hits. He also struck out four batters. Felix Pena came on in relieve and pitched two scoreless innings to help the Bombers improve to 3-9.  Prospect starting pitcher Scott Gillespie gave way to the Edmonton bullpen after 3.1 innings of work.

Riley McDonald, from North Vancouver, had a home run and three RBI in the Brooks win. Edmonton, now 5-4, had multi hits games from Anthony Cusati and Nick Spillman.

Highlights - Edmonton
Tyler Olson: A homer and 3 RBI
Percy Liu: 2 stolen bases

Highlights - Brooks
8 hits and 11 walks on the night
Zach Lehman: A home run, a walk, 2 runs scored and four RBI

Okotoks 9 at Swift Current 7
The visiting Okotoks Dawgs came into Mitchell Field and grabbed an early lead and then held off a late charge from the 57s to win 9-7.

Dawgs starter Carter Robinson had a solid seven inning outing. The Mesa Community College product 
held the 57’s to four hits, one earned run and fanned 10 batters. Tom Steier, making his first start of the season for Swift Current, gave up seven runs and struck out seven in 5.1 innings of work.

Okotoks used a team effort to score nine runs on 11 hits and five walks. Offensively Swift Current got home runs from Bryan Benz, Bo McClintock (two) and Jered Binsfield. 

Highlights - Okotoks
Dawgs extended their winning streak to five games
Danny Donnelly hit his first homer of the year

Highlights - Swift Current
Bo McClintock hit his 6th and 7th homers of the season
Swift Current pitchers struck out 13 Dawgs batters


Ft. McMurray 1 at Weyburn 2
The fans at Tom Laing Park were treated to a pitching duel between Giants starter Nik Cardinal and Weyburn’s Ken Williams. Cardinal finished the night giving up two runs on four hits over seven innings.  Williams also pitched into the seventh inning allowing one run on five hits.

All the games scoring came in the eighth inning as Weyburn took a 2-1 lead into the ninth. Beavers closer Eric Evans came on in the final frame to close out the game and preserves Weyburn’s perfect record at 9-0.

Highlights - Ft. McMurray
Mike Bowes: had 2 for the Giants 6 hits
Cardinal 5 strikeouts over 7 innings

Highlights – Weyburn
Drake Pilat: 1 hit, a sac fly and a RBI
Left 8 runners on base


Upcoming games Wednesday, June 13
Edmonton at Brooks
Ft. McMurray at Weyburn
Regina at Moose Jaw
Okotoks at Medicine Hat