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WMBL Round Up - July 15

07/16/2017 12:50 AM -

 

Feature Game

Moose Jaw Miller Express 14 at Swift Current 57s 8
Moose Jaw scored 12 runs in the sixth inning on route to a 14-8 win over the Eastern Division leading Swift Current 57’s.
The win evened Moose Jaw’s record at 18-18. Swift Current had their four-game winning streak snapped with the loss and fell to 23-12.
 
Hunter Kloke started for Moose Jaw and went four innings before handing the ball to the Miller Express bullpen. Grant Westmoreland stepped on the mound and earned the win.
 
Matt Michalski, the pride of Mansfield, TX, started for the 57’s on took the loss. He threw 5.2 innings surrendering four runs on three hits and four walks.
 
Cole Warken had a home run, four RBI and scored a run for Moose Jaw. Scott Platt, Cutter McDowell and Lane Harvey all contributed two hits each for the Miller Express.
 
Riley Campbell had a hot bat for the 57’s.  The sophomore from the University of Toledo had three hits and a RBI. Catcher Bodie Cooper had three doubles and two RBI in defeat.
 
 
Double Header
Game 1: Brooks Bombers 5 at Fort McMurray Giants 0
Brooks starter Mason Swegarden dominated the first game of the double header against the Giants by throwing a three-hit shutout. The junior from Mayville State threw 100 pitches, 73 were for strikes on route to his fourth win of the season.
 
 On the other side of the diamond, Fort McMurray’s Tyler Moskalyk was also brilliant until the eighth inning when he was tagged for four runs by the Bombers.
 
Brooks outfielder Griffin Robinson and second baseman Efrain Cerantes each had a pair of hits while Lee Thomas added two RBI in the Bombers’ victory.
 
Stratford, ON native Keegan Marsden had a hit and a walk for Fort McMurray.
 
 
Game 2: Brooks Bombers 0 at Fort McMurray Giants 1
Another great pitching matchup at Shell Place.  Brooks sent Cameron Kremers to the hill to face the Giants Tyler Hodder.
Kremers, the lefty from Beeville, TX, threw eight shutout innings for the Bombers before leaving the game. Kyle Poast took the loss after giving up a run in the 9th inning.
 
Hodder, the sophomore from Thompson Rivers University, was the Giants winning pitcher. The complete game shut earned Hodder his fourth win of the year.  He allowed just four hits while striking out five Bomber batters.
 
The game ended when Ryan Villarreal singled to left field which scored Corey Conklin and give the Giants their 13th win.
 
 Jordan Stickler also had two hits in the victory.
 
 
Medicine Hat Mavericks 3 at Okotoks Dawgs 9
The Okotoks Dawgs continued their winning ways with a 9-3 win over the Medicine Hat Mavericks. Both teams had 12 hits in this one. Okotoks continues to be the top Dawg in the WMBL as they recorded their 24th win of the year.
The Mavericks have now lost four in a row while Okotoks extended their winning streak to seven games.
 
Close to 4,500 fans were on hand to watch Jack Rupe, from the University of California at San Diego, earn his first WMBL win by pitching five innings of seven hit baseball.
 
Brady Tedesco, the Eaton Colorado, sophomore took the loss for Medicine Hat.
 
Niagara University played a huge part in the Dawgs victory as Greg Cullen had three hits and two runs while Joel Brophy, smacked his first home run of the year.
 
Mavericks catcher Colton Wright had three hits and two RBI in the game.
 
 
Melville Millionaires 0 at Weyburn Beavers 1
The Weyburn Beavers defeated the Melville Millionaires 1-0 on Saturday night. The only run came in the bottom of the 7th when Evan Weidner walked with the bases loaded to score Zach Frazier.
Amado Almanzar started for Melville and left the game after six innings. Andrew Astalos came on in relief in the seventh and took the loss.
 
Conner DiNaro picked up his fourth win of the season. The lefty from Mayville State allowed just one hit and one walk over eight shutout innings. Eric Evens entered the game in the ninth and picked up his fifth save.
 
In addition to providing Weyburn’s game winning walk, Evan Weider had a hit, a second walk and a RBI.
 
Jared Johnson had a walk and a hit for Melville.
 
Weyburn has won their last two games in a row and now sport a 21-15 record.  With the loss, Melville is 11-24.  
 
 
Edmonton Prospects 3 at Yorkton Cardinals 0
The Edmonton Prospects ended their six-game losing streak by shutting out the Yorkton Cardinals 3-0.  With the win the Prospects moved above .500 with an 18-17 record. Yorkton is mired in a six-game losing streak and fell to 9-26.
The Edmonton born Erik Sabrowski started for the Prospects and delivered an outstanding pitching performance.  The sophomore from Cisco Community College threw eight shutout innings giving up four hit and two walks. He also struck out 10 Cardinal batters. Andrew Mirast came on in relief and earned his seventh save.
 
Yorkton starter Justin Johnston lasted 8.1 innings in a losing effort. He allowed three runs on six hits before leaving the game.
 
Prospect shortstop Zane Takhar had two hits including a double and two RBI in the win.
 
For Yorkton Jake Davidson was the lone offensive bright spot as he had two hits
 
 
Upcoming Games
Brooks Bombers at Fort McMurray Giants
Okotoks Dawgs at Medicine Hat Mavericks
Melville Millionaires at Regina Red Sox
Edmonton Prospects at Yorkton Cardinals
Lethbridge Bulls at Swift Current 57s
 
 


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