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WMBL Game Recap - Monday June 18

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
Melville pitchers struck out 10 batters
Ryan Tackett stole 2 bases and now has 5 on the season

Highlights – Moose Jaw
Geordie McDougall had 2 hits and scored 2 runs
Nick Falco pitched 3.1 scoreless innings in relief

 

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
Red Sox pitchers had 12 strikeouts
Weyburn’s first inning run was the first the Red Sox had given up in 22 innings

Highlights – Weyburn
Eric Evans now has 2 wins and 3 saves
Corey Wheaton had 2 stolen bases to increase his team total to 8

 

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
WMBL POTW Bo McClintock: 2 doubles and 2 runs scored
Currently on a 4-game winning streak

Highlights – Yorkton
Griffey Halle had a hit, walk and the games only stolen base
Attendance was 150 at Jubilee Park

 

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
The Mavericks had five doubles in the game
Louie Canjura has 15 RBI on the season

Highlights – Edmonton
Daylen Calicdan: 3 hits, a run scored and a stolen base
Zane Takhar: 2 RBI on 2 sac flies

 

Upcoming Games – Tuesday June 19
Brooks at Regina
Okotoks at Lethbridge
Swift Current at Yorkton
Weyburn at Melville
Medicine Hat at Ft. McMurray