06/17/2018 8:34 PM -
Brooks 6 at Okotoks 7
Cody Ebert earned his second win of the season with a six-inning performance that saw the right hander from Columbia College allow just two runs on four hits. Ebert also struck out four of the 26 batters he faced. Closer Craig Smith came on in the ninth to pick up his fourth save of the season. Brooks starter Jonny Chavez was handed the loss after working 6.1 innings.
Highlights – Brooks
Highlights – Okotoks
Melville’s starter Zach Diaz was the losing pitcher allowing four runs and nine hits over 6.2 innings.
Millionaire outfielder Chandler Hughes was a bright spot in the lineup contributing two doubles and two runs. Jared McDonald, the Arizona product, has two hits including a double and two RBI in his first game with the Cardinals.
Yorkton improved to 3-9, while Melville has lost nine consecutive games and currently sit with a 3-10 record.
Highlights – Melville
Highlights – Yorkton
All hitters of the Western Division leading Mavericks reached base at least once in the contest. Offensively for the Giants, Drew Dickerson had two of the three Fort McMurray hits and a stolen base. Medicine Hat also left 12 runners on base while the Giants stranded five.
Jared Libke provided Medicine Hat with another quality start. Libke surrendered two runs and three hits while striking out five over seven innings of work. The Mavericks bullpen did not give up a hit in the final two innings of the game.
It was a long day for the Giants pitching staff as they used seven pitchers in the game.
Highlights – Ft. McMurray
Highlights – Medicine Hat
Regina 4 at Moose Jaw 0
WMBL rookie Dylan Bells earned his second win of the season for the Red Sox. The freshman from Frank Phillips only allowed two hit and three walks over five innings. Bells, who faced 21 Moose Jaw batters had three strikeouts. Manager Mitch MacDonald turned to the bullpen to close out the final four innings and they did not disappoint. Anthony Race, Darrien Ragins and Sam Cottingham-Beard did not allow a hit or run.
Moose Jaw starter Mitchell Robinson also had a good day on the mound. The native from Golden, Colorado strike out four Regina hitters but was tagged with one unearned run on two hits and three walks.
Highlights – Regina
Highlights – Moose Jaw
Lachlan Mayo was brilliant in the Bulls win as he had three hits including his third home run of the season. Mayo also walked and scored twice while driving in three runs. He is now hitting an impressive .438 in nine games.
Tony Olson from Sherwood Park, AB had two hits and scored twice for the Prospects in a losing cause. Zane Takhar continues to have a presence at the plate for Edmonton as he walked four times and scored two runs
Bulls reliever Austin Tambellini earned his second win of the year. Edmonton starter Conner Burns took the loss after getting roughed up in the first three innings.
Highlights – Edmonton