06/15/2018 12:34 AM -
WMBL Recap: Thursday, June 14
Prior to the start of Thursday’s WMBL games, League President Kevin Kvame announced that he would be holding a news conference on Saturday morning.
Kvame will make a couple of major announcements about the WMBL including branding and a major event coming to Edmonton.
With the score tied in the bottom of the eighth inning the Bulls Kaleb Warden scored the winning run on Nick Ankermann’s sacrifice fly to center fielder.
Warden also had two hits and 2 RBI on the night.
Riley MacDonald was an offensive machine for the Brooks Bombers as he had two of his team’s six hits. MacDonald had a double and hit his sixth home run of the season. He now has 20 RBI on the season.
Jack Caswell, who took over for Bomber starter Brandon Hillier to start the eighth inning, took the loss. Bulls reliever Derrick Talon picked up the win and Chris Stodolka earned the save.
Highlights - Lethbridge
Dawgs second baseman Eddie Sanchez had three hits and a walk to raise his season batting average to .371. Louie Canjura, the Chico State junior, contributed two hits and three RBI in the Maverick victory.
Winning pitcher Jumpei Akanuma was magnificent in his third start of the season. The native of Japan allowed just two hits and three walks over seven scoreless innings of work. The Okotoks bullpen kept it close as they allowed just one hit over the final three innings
Highlights - Okotoks
Highlights - Medicine Hat
Melville 4 at Swift Current 5
With the bases loaded in the bottom of the 10th inning, 57s shortstop Ethan Hunter was hit by a pitch and that brought Jered Binsfield home for the 5-4 Swift Current win.
Melville catcher Justin Braziel had his best day as a Millionaire. The product of Friends University had four hits including his second home run of the season and three RBI in a losing cause.
Highlights - Swift Current
Ft. McMurray 21 at Moose Jaw 7
John Loschiavo, Liam Rihela and Joshua Iannetti all four hits for the Giants.
Moose Jaw is now 8-4 on the season while Fort McMurray dropped to 5-6.
Highlights - Ft. McMurray
Highlights - Moose Jaw