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WMBL Game Recaps for July 5

07/06/2018 12:06 AM -

 

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Game 1: Brooks 5 at Yorkton 1
Brooks got a 7 inning complete game from Juan Carreon as they defeated Yorkton 5-1 in the first game of the twin bill. Carreon allowed just three hits and three walks while striking out six. He was also charged with an unearned run.

Shortstop Conner Morro was the Bombers offensive star with two RBI, two runs, two walks and  two hits including a triple. he also had a stolen base.

Yorkton outfielder Griffey Halle had a double and a RBI in the loss.

Highlights - Brooks
Three stolen bases
Zach Lehman had a pair of hits and a RBI

Highlights – Yorkton
Thirus Jones had two walks
Colin Kellington had a hit and a run


Game 2: Brooks 2 at Yorkton 3
Yorkton rebounded from Game 1 to earn a split with a 3-2 win over Brooks in the second game.  Cardinal starter Parker Hubbard went five innings giving up just one run on four hits and four walks. Hubbard also had six strikeouts before handing the ball to reliever Austin Skelhorn who registered his second save.

Felix Pena pitched all six innings for Brooks, who are now 4-6 in their last 10 games.

Griffey Halle hit his first home run of the season in the Cards victory. Riley MacDonald contributed two hits for the Bombers.

Highlights – Brooks
Brooks left 11 men on base
Riley MacDonald is hitting .380

Highlights - Yorkton
Now 2-8 in last 10 ball games
100 fans at Jubilee Park

 

Edmonton 5 at Lethbridge 6
The Lethbridge Bulls sent the 943 fans at Spitz Stadium home happy with a come from behind extra innings 6-5 victory over Edmonton. 

The Bulls trailed 5-3 in the bottom of the ninth when the Lethbridge bats came alive and tied the game. In the bottom of the 11th Hank Forrest was the hero of the day when he singled home Chris Messer Scores for the win.

Jordan Smith, who pitched 2.2 innings was the losing pitcher. Bulls reliever Chris Stodolka pitched two perfect innings for his second win in 2018. 

Forrest held a hot bat for the Bulls as he finished the night with five hits. Zane Takhar starred for Edmonton as he contributed two hits and two runs scored.

Highlights - Edmonton
Nick Spillman has 23 RBI in 2018
Eric Crain: 2 hits and 2 RBI

Highlights – Lethbridge
Hammered out 20 hits
Stranded 17 runners

 

Weyburn 12 at Melville 7
The Weyburn Beavers scored 10 unanswered runs to beat Melville 12-7. The visitors also out hit the Money Men 16-11 in front of 125 fans at Pirie Field.

Weyburn’s Felix Correa, the senior from the University of Northwestern Ohio, reached base six times on four hits and two walks. He also scored two runs, stole three bases and had a RBI. Wade Weinburger also had a double and home run and three RBI for the Beavers.

Millionaire DH Marshall McPherson scored two runs on a pair of hits and a walk in the loss.

Weyburn is now 21-7 and sit in first place in the Eastern Division.  Melville is 8-19 and fighting to stay in the race for fourth place.

 

Highlights - Weyburn
Felix Correa has 7 hits in his last two games
Ken Williams ran his record to 4-0 on the season.

Highlights - Melville
Andrew Astalos took the loss
The Mills had 3 stolen bases


Moose Jaw 7 at Swift Current 4
The Moose Jaw Miller Express used a three run seventh inning to slide by the Swift Current 57s 7-4 at Mitchell Field.

Moose Jaw first baseman Ty Roseberry was the difference in the game as he launched a three run homer to break the 4-4 tie. Moose Jaw improved to 15-12 with the win while the loss dropped Swift Current to 14-15 on the year.

Bo McClintock led the 57 hitters with a hit, a RBI and two walks.

Matt Perry earned the win for Moose Jaw and Blake Gallagher earned the save.  Tommy Steier was tagged with the loss.

 

Highlights – Moose Jaw
Bullpen pitched three shutout innings
Geordie McDougall: 3 hits, 2 runs and 2 RBI

Highlights – Swift Current
659 fans in attendance
Blake Adams had a hit and walk and scored 2 runs

 

Okotoks 2 at Ft. McMurray 5
Cody Ebert ran his record to 4-1 as he helped the Okotoks Dawgs beat Fort McMurray 5-2. Ebert pitched seven innings, striking out five while allowing two runs. Closer Craig Smith closed the door on the Giants to grab his sixth save. Fort McMurray starter Chris Mercure took the loss.

Okotoks outfielder Ryan Humenuik had a walk, three hits including a home run and two RBI in the win. Mike Bowes had two hits in a losing cause.

The Dawgs are 17-10 and nestled in second place in the Western Division. At 9-19 Fort McMurray is just two games out of the final playoff spot. 


Highlights – Okotoks
Richard Mascarenas: 2 hits and 2 runs
William Hollis is hitting .409

Highlights – Ft. McMurrray
567 fans at Shell Place
Zach Koroneos had 2 hits

 

Upcoming games - July 6
Lethbridge at Regina    
Brooks at Melville    
Weyburn at Swift Current    
Edmonton at Medicine Hat    
Yorkton at Moose Jaw    
Okotoks at Ft. McMurray