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WMBL Game Recaps - Monday, July 16

07/17/2018 12:53 AM -

Medicine Hat 6 at Brooks 1
The Medicine Hat Mavericks became the first team to reach 30 wins this season with their 6-1 victory over the Brooks Bombers.

Colton Wright, the WMBL Player of the Week, continued to swing a hot bat. Against the Bombers the junior from Northeastern Oklahoma State walked, homered and drove in two runs. Conner Morro was a bright light for the Bombers as he contributed a run and a hit.

Jared Libke the Mavericks starter, was stellar over seven innings allowing one run on three hits and a walk. Libke also struck out nine. Felix Pena started for Brooks and was tagged with the loss.

Highlights - Medicine Hat
Colton Wright has 35 RBI this season
Sean Cruz threw 2 scoreless innings of releif

Highlights - Brooks
Lane Fleming made his mound debut and tossed 2 scoreless innings
Conner Morro is hitting .327

Okotoks 2 at Weyburn 3
The Weyburn Beavers defeated the Okotoks Dawgs 3-2 in dramatic fashion. Weyburn right fielder Wade Weinburger sent the 348 fans at Tom Laing Park home happy when he crushed a two-run homer to end the game in the bottom of the ninth. The Beavers win also ended the Dawgs nine game unbeaten streak.

Weinburger finished the night with three hits, two RBI and two runs scored.
Eddie Sanchez, the Mexico City product had a hit, walk and two RBI for the Dawgs.

Craig Smith, the WMBL’s top closer suffered the loss while Weyburn reliever Chandler Casey earned his first WMBL win.

Highlights - Okotoks
Runners stole 5 bases
Abdiel Alicea hit his fourth double

Highlights - Weyburn
Cory Ewald had a pair of doubles
Cam Williams also had two hits


Yorkton 7 at Swift Current 14
There was a shootout at Mitchell Field as Swift Current bested the Yorkton Cardinals 14-7.

Swift Current was led by Ruben Rodriquez who hit three doubles, scored four runs and added four RBI. Logan Zozaya, the freshman from Lane Community College, had two hits and four RBI for Yorkton in the loss. 

Yorkton chased Swift Current starter Jacob Kampen from the game after he gave up seven runs in 4.2 innings. Keil Krumwiede earned the win throwing 3.1 scoreless innings. The Glasgow, MT native allowed a hit and a walk while striking out six. Jake Gill pitched two innings and was charged with the defeat.

Highlights - Yorkton
DH Jared McDonald two hits, four RBI and two runs scored
Yorkton committed 7 errors in the game


Highlights - Swift Current
Ben Komonosky hit the games only homerun, he also had 4 RBI
Had five batters hit by a pitch


Melville 4 at Regina 6

Red Sox catcher Matt DeNeau hit his fourth home run of the season to lead Regina to a 6-4 win over Melville. An energetic crowd of 947 at Currie Field watched as the Red Sox improved to 22-13 and now are 4-6 over their last 10 games. Melville is fell to 11-24. 

Justin Braziel contributed two hits, a run and a RBI for the Money Men. Red Sox newcomer Jahshua Jones a senior from Holy Names had two hits including a triple and a RBI.

Noah Freimuth made his third start and was rocked for six runs on seven hits. Freimuth gave way to Ricky Hockett who pitched three scoreless relief innings for Melville.  Regina used five pitchers in the game. Starter Edgar Cuevas picked up the win and Adam De La Cruz faced four batters to earn his second save.


Highlights - Melville
3-7 over their last 10 games
Millionaires stole four bases


Highlights - Regina
Matt DeNeau had 3 RBI
Sox had four extra base hits


Upcoming Games Tuesday, July 17
Regina at Edmonton
Okotoks at Weyburn
Swift Current at Moose Jaw
Brooks at Lethbridge