WMBL Game Recap - Sunday, June 10

06/10/2018 7:58 PM -

Regina 5 at Swift Current 4    

The Regina Red Sox needed three runs in the sixth to overcome a 4-2 deficit and defeat Swift Current 5-4. 

Dylan Bells started on the hill for the Red Sox and earned the win. The freshman from Frank Phillips allowed four runs on nine hits over five innings. He also struck out three of the 25 Swift Current batters he faced. Sam Cottingham-Beard threw three scoreless innings to pick up his first save of the year. 57s reliever Joey Machado took the loss. 

Bryan Benz has another great day at the plate for the 57s. The Arlington, TX native had four hits including a triple and a home run. Offensively for Regina, David Modler had a pair of hits and scored a run.

Highlights - Regina     
Phil Langlois:  reached base four times by a hit by a pitch
Colton Onstott:  5 RBI this season

Highlights - Swift Current    
Bryan Benz:  9 RBI after 9 games
Swift Current pitchers struck out 10 Regina batters


Lethbridge 13 at Brooks 7    
The Lethbridge Bulls earned a hard fought road win as they outscored the Brooks Bombers 13-7. The game featured 25 hits, 48 Brooks batters and 50 Lethbridge hitters, who pounded four home runs out of Elks Stadium

Brett Mercier led the Bulls batters with two hits, two walks, four RBI and two runs scored. One of Mercier’s hits was a grand slam. Lachlan Mayo had three walks and four RBI for the visitors.
Jakob Shields impressed the hometown fans as he produced four hits and scored two of the Bomber runs.  

Liam Vulcano picked up the Bulls win. Jordan Johnson was the losing pitcher for Brooks. 

Highlights - Lethbridge
The 5 Bulls pitchers combined for 12 strikeouts
Brett Semeniuk: 3 hits, 2 runs and a walk
Highlights - Brooks 
Registered 4 stolen bases
Riley MacDonald: 10 RBI in 2018


Yorkton 7 at Weyburn 8
The Weyburn Beavers scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh to complete their comeback and remain undefeated with an 8-7 win over Yorkton.

Corey Wheaton led the Beaver attack with three hits including two doubles. As well, Keaton Greenwalt had two hits, scored two runs and had two RBI for Weyburn.

Clyde Yeh, a sophomore at Barry University, made an impact in his WMBL debut with three hits and an RBI for the Cardinals.

Dalton Ross came out of the bullpen to get the win with Shandon Herrera earning the save. Andrew Cisneros took the loss for Yorkton.

Highlights - Yorkton
Ryne Niemi: now has 8 RBI
Brian Chen: pitched a scoreless 9th inning in his WMBL debut

Highlights - Weyburn
Attendance at Tom Laing Park was 206
Corey Wheaton hit his 7th double and stole his 5th base


Edmonton 1 at Okotoks 12
The 1,674 fans who sat through a short weather delay were rewarded with a 12-1 Okotoks win over the Edmonton Prospects.  The Dawgs pounded out 16 hits while the Prospects managed just four hits.

Dawgs starter Cody Ebert was brilliant on the mound giving up four hits and one run in seven innings of work. He also struck out five while picking up his first win of 2018.  Rich Walker, Edmonton’s starter, took the loss after lasting just 4.1 innings.

William Hollis had three hits and scored three runs for the Dawgs. Tony Olson has a hit and run for the Prospects. 


Highlights - Edmonton
Percy Liu: 5 RBI this year

Highlights - Okotoks
Riley Baasch:  2 hits, 2 walks and scored twice
Dawg batters only struck out once in the game


Melville 2 at Moose Jaw 7
The Moose Jaw Miller Express returned to their winning ways as they defeated Melville 6-1. The 249 fans at Ross Wells Park watched Moose Jaw improve to 7-2. Melville dipped to 3-4.

Mason Garispe had a stellar outing for the Miller Express tossing six shutout innings. He only gave up four hits while striking out 11.

Offensively each team had six hits and a home run. Melville’s homer run came off the bat of Justin Braziel while Blake Gallagher supplied Moose Jaw’s round tripper.


Highlights - Melville
Ricky Hockett: 2 hits and a stolen base

Highlights - Moose Jaw
Ty Barclay: 2 hits and 2 RBI and a run scored
Yonnelle Firebrace: 2 hits and 2 runs scored

Upcoming games -  Monday, June 11
Weyburn at Regina
Ft. McMurray at Swift Current
Melville at Yorkton
Brooks at Medicine Hat

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