Tuesday, July 3 Game Recap

07/03/2018 11:18 PM -

Regina 7 at Okotoks 4

Regina Sox won last night’s (today’s) rain suspended game 7-4 in Okotoks

The Okotoks Dawgs and Regina Red Sox resumed play this afternoon
after heavy rainfall forced them to suspend play last night in middle of the seventh inning. Regina had just scored a pair of runs in the top of the seventh to grab a 4-3 lead just before Mother Nature sent the crowd of 2,338 running for cover.

When play resumed today the Red Sox scored three more runs in the final two innings to defeat the Dawgs 7-4.

Will Hollis had two doubles and a home run for Okotoks. The Cisco Community College product also had two runs and two RBI. The visiting Red Sox got an offensive boost and home runs from
Adam De La Cruz and Matt DeNeau.

Dawgs starter Cameron Doherty, who took the loss, gave way to the Okotoks bullpen after 6.2 innings. Peyton Burks earned the Red Sox victory by throwing six innings and striking
out four. Sam Cottingham-Beard worked the ninth inning to earn his third save.

Highlights – Regina
Regina is 17-7 overall and 9-1 in their last 10 games
Phil Langlois was 2 for 5 with a double, 2 RBI and a run scored

Highlights – Okotoks
Nate Dechaine hit his 8th dinger of 2018
Okotoks produced 5 extra base hits


Melville 2 at Edmonton 4
The Edmonton Prospects won their fourth consecutive game with a 4-2 victory over Melville. The Millionaires, now 8-18, have lost four in a row.

Offensively Justin Braziel and Gavin Haimovitz led the Money Men with two hits each. Daylen Calicdan stroked three hits and had a walk to lead the Prospects offence.

Farmersville, TX native Lyle Hibbits was the losing pitcher while Edmonton’s Michael Gahan earned his first win of the season. Marion McLean pitched the ninth inning and picked up his second save.

Highlights – Edmonton
Now 12-14 on the season
753 fans at ReMax Field

Highlights – Melville
2-8 record in the last 10 games
Kole Kaler is hitting .347


Swift Current 3 at Moose Jaw  4
The 351 fans at Ross Wells Park watch the Miller Express battle back from a 3-0 deficit to beat Swift Current 4-3. In the bottom of the eighth inning catcher Eric Marriott gave the home squad the lead with a home run.

Moose Jaw starter Mitchell Robinson earned a no-decision after tossing 5.2 innings. Robinson gave up one earned run and five hits while striking out seven. Blake Gallagher, who made his eighth relief appearance got credit for the win, pitching two complete shutout innings.

Evan Pontley made his first start for Swift Current and lasted five innings. Brock Gilliam, the right handed reliever from Washburn University gave up the winning run and took the loss for Swift Current.

The win improved the Miller Express record to 14-12. Swift Current is now 14-13.

Highlights – Swift Current
Had three doubles
Bo McClintock registered his 30th RBI

Highlights – Moose Jaw
Ty Roseberry: a hit, a hit by pitch and a RBI
Logan Hofmann pitched 1.1 scoreless innings in his 2018 debut


Weyburn 5 at Medicine Hat 6
The top two WMBL teams were back on the diamond again tonight and they did not disappoint the 687 fans in attendance. The Beavers held a 4-1 lead heading into the bottom of the ninth when Jaxson Hooge took the game into his own hands. Hooge tripled to score two runs and then scored on Carson Johnson’s sacrifice fly to make the score 4-4.

Not to be out done, Weyburn came on strong in the top of the tenth when Keaton Greenwalt doubled to score Felix Correo and restore the Beavers lead.

The Mavericks proved why they are the WMBL’s top team as Louie Conjura doubled home Nolan Rattai to tie the game 5-5.

Weyburn brought in Reid Wall to try to work out of a bases loaded jam butMaverick Julien Ly was patient at the plate and drew the walk off walk and secure the win for Medicine Hat.

Medicine Hat is now 22-3 after their two game sweep of the Weyburn Beavers. Weyburn now sits at 20-7.


Highlights – Weyburn
Corey Wheaton stole his 16th base
Felix Correa: 3 hits, 2 RBI and 2 runs scored

Highlights – Medicine Hat
The Mavs have now won 12 in a row
Jaxon Hooge had 2 hits, a walk, a hit by pitch and 3 RBI


Lethbridge 2 at Brooks 7
The Brooks Bombers grabbed an early 2-0 lead on the visiting Bulls and then relied on the arm of starter Collin Thomas to register a 7-2 win. 

Thomas threw eight stellar innings allowing only two runs on seven hits. He also struck out 11 Bulls batters in the victory. Conner Hillburn pitched a scoreless ninth inning to close out the game. Bulls starter Chris Messer pitched four innings in the loss.

Catcher Evan Willow was the offensive star of the game and led the Bombers with three hits and two RBI.  Carter Witbeck and Kaleb Warden each had a pair of hits for Lethbridge.

Highlights – Brooks
Win ended a 2-game losing streak
Now sport a 7-17 record

Highlights – Lethbridge
Lachlan Mayo – hit his 6th home run
2018 overall record is now 9-16

Upcoming Games Wednesday, July 4
Swift Current at Regina
Brooks at Yorkton
Edmonton at Lethbridge
Okotoks at Ft. McMurray 

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