07/22/2018 11:08 PM -
Edmonton 5 at Okotoks 9
The Okotoks Dawgs scored five runs in the fourth inning to get past Edmonton 9-5. The crowd of 4,002 at Seaman Stadium were entertained as these two clubs combined for 25 hits.
Mexico City’s Eddie Sanchez led all batters with three hits. He also added a run scored and a RBI in the Dawgs 29th victory of the season. Nick Spillman, Beaux Guibeau, Michael Gahan and Jake McDonald all had two hits each for Edmonton.
Highlights - Edmonton
7-3 in their last 10 games
Rich Walker, who started and lasted 3.2 innings, took the loss for the Prospects
Highlights - Okotoks
Have won 5 in a row
Winning pitcher Cameron Doherty allowed just 1 run in his 5 inning start
Weyburn 2 at Regina 0
The Weyburn Beavers got an outstanding eight inning pitching performance from Landon Mostellar on their way to a 2-0 shutout win over the Regina Red Sox. The Queen City kids had a chance to break the shutout in the bottom of the ninth but stranded two runners.
Mostellar’s outing, which included 92 pitches, eight hits and seven strikeouts, earned the left hander from Bryan College his third win of the season. Eric Evans came on in the ninth to pick up his ninth save.
Dylan Bells started for the Red Sox and allowed just two runs on four hits and four walks over six innings. Bells also struck out seven before handing the ball to Sam Cottingham-Beard.
With the win, Weyburn has clinched first place in the Eastern Division.
Highlights - Weyburn
Drake Pilat reached base four times on three hits and a walk
Corey Wheaton had a run, walk, RBI and stolen base
Highlights - Regina
Wesley Moss and Eric Crossman each had 3 hits in the loss
Red Sox left 10 runners on base
Fort McMurray 6 at Lethbridge 7
In dramatic fashion the Lethbridge Bulls scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth to defeat Fort McMurray 7-6. It was the Bulls third consecutive win over the Giants as these two ball clubs battle for the final playoff spot in the Western Division.
Ashton Roy was the game day heroe as he took a Matt Vonderschmidt offering and singled to right field which scored Nick Ankermann to give Lethbridge the win.
Chris Stodolka pitched 1.2 innings of relief for his fourth win of the season.
David Craft took the Fort McMurray loss.
Highlights - Fort McMurray
Mike Bowes led Giant batters with 3 hits
Have lost 3 in a row and are 4-6 in their last 10
Highlights - Lethbridge
4thconsecutive win and 6-4 in their last 10 games
Hank Forrest had three RBI
Brooks 4 at Medicine Hat 16
Medicine Hat scored early and often as the cruised to a 16-4 win over their Alberta rivals, the Brooks Bombers. The Mavericks had 20 hits in the ballgame as they improved their record to 33-7. Brooks dropped to 11-31.
Lane Fleming was the lone offensive threat for Brooks as the McPherson College product had two doubles and a home run. David Salgueiro and Reed Odland had four hits each for the Mavericks.
Medice Hat starter Jared Libke threw a complete game, allowing eight hits and four walks while striking out eight. Quinten Kopjar took the Bomber loss after pitching just three innings.
Highlights - Brooks
Lane Fleming and Damian Rodriguez each homered for Brooks
Used five different pitchers.
Highlights - Medicine Hat
Stranded 13 runners
David Salgueiro stole his 24th base
Melville 10 at Yorkton 4
Melville outscored Yorkton 10-4 in front of 100 fans at Jubilee Field. Justin Braziel and Ryan Tackett each has two hits and scored three runs in the Millionaire win.
Even though they only scored four runs each Yorkton batter reached base at least once.
Ricky Hockett earned his first win of 2018 after pitching 6.1 innings. Yorkton’s Chris Cook fell to 1-2 with the loss.
Highlights - Melville
Pitchers struck out 10 Cardinal batters
Had 4 doubles and 3 stolen bases
Highlights - Yorkton
Riley Jepson hit his 9thdouble
Jayse Wilson was the only Cardinal to have two hits
Swift Current 12 at Moose Jaw 2
Swift Current used a five run second inning to down the Moose Jaw Miller Express 12-2 at Ross Wells Park. The 57s win moved them ahead of the Regina Red Sox and into second place in the Eastern Division.
Blake Adams brought his big bat to the game and hammered two home runs to lead the Swift Current to their 24thwin of the season. Moose Jaw’s runs came on solo home runs from Ty Schindel and Brooks Benson.
Swift Current starter Garrett Hawkins ran his record to 3-0 with his two hit, two run, five inning performance. Mason Garispe, who was roughed up for seven runs over four innings, was tagged with the loss.
Highlights - Swift Current
Now 9-1 over their last 10 games
As a team had 2 doubles, 2 homers and 2 stolen bases
Highlights - Moose Jaw
368 fans at Ross Wells Park
Blake Gallagher is hitting .309 this season
Upcoming Games - Monday, July 23
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