06/18/2018 11:12 PM -
Moose Jaw 6 at Melville 11
A seven run fifth inning helped the Melville Millionaires end their nine-game losing streak as they defeated the visiting Moose Jaw Miller Express 11-6.
Kole Kaler from Queen Creek Arizona had three hits, two RBI and scored two runs to end the Millionaires drought. Cuesta College’s Nik Pagan added to the Melville offence with two hits, two runs scored, three walks and three RBI.
The Miller Express highlights included home runs from Alex Hendra-Brown and John Raybourn.
Moose Jaw starter Markus Gregson dropped to 1-1 with the loss while Lyle Hibbitts added his second win of the season for the Money Men.
Highlights – Melville
Highlights – Moose Jaw
Regina 4 at Weyburn 5
Weyburn extended their winning streak to 13 games in dramatic fashion. Trailing 4-3 heading into the bottom of the ninth inning the Beavers tied the game when Omar Prieto’s sacrifice fly to left field scored Luke Lubinieki.
Then in the bottom of the tenth, Wade Weinburger sent the 308 Weyburn fans home happy as he belted a walk off home run over the fence at Tom Laing Park.
Local product Eric Evans recorded the win as he struck out the three Red Sox hitters he faced in the extra frame.
Peyton Burks started for Regina and allowed a pair of runs over seven innings. The Arkansas Pine Bluff senior also registered eight strikeouts in the game. Reliever Adam De La Cruz was the victim of Weinburger extra inning heroics.
Highlights – Regina
Highlights – Weyburn
Swift Current 12 at Yorkton 1
The Swift Current 57s continues their winning ways with a 12-1 thumping of the Yorkton Cardinals at Jubilee Park. With the victory, the 57s improved to 7-8 while the loss dropped the Cardinals to 3-10.
Swift Current starter Tommy Steier went five innings allowing just one earned run on five hits and two walks. The University of Nebraska at Omaha product also had seven strikeouts before handing the ball to Brock Gilliam who pitched three perfect innings. Cade Burdett came out in the ninth to close out the game.
Wryland McKnight had a decent outing for the Cards allowing one run on four hits. The bullpen struggled against the 57 hitters, as five relievers were tagged 11 runs on eight hits.
Left Fielder Alex Orenczuk led the Swift Current offence with three hits including a home run and four RBI. Dillon Champagne, the lone Cardinal offensive threat, had two hits and an RBI for Yorkton
Highlights – Swift Current
Highlights – Yorkton
Medicine Hat 5 at Edmonton 8
With their 8-5 win, the Edmonton Prospects snapped the Medicine Hat Mavericks 10 game unbeaten streak.
The difference in the game proved to be the Prospects three run sixth inning. Overall the Prospects had 10 hits and an error while the visiting Mavericks pushed out nine hits but committed three errors.
Percy Liu had a double, a sacrifice fly and three RBI to spark the Prospects offence. Michael Conn, the freshman from Jackson State, had two doubles and a RBI for the Mavericks.
Josh Sieglitz pitched three innings of relief to earn the win and Michael Gahan picked up the Edmonton save. The loss went to Medicine Hat starter Jaymon Cervantes.
Highlights – Medicine Hat
Highlights – Edmonton
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