Pumice on Slow! Shutout 3-0 as Dentists Win Third Straight

3 Jun

Chris of 4 out of 5 Dentists lunges for a flyball as Pumice's Brad runs the basepaths

Chris pitched the EWL’s first shutout in history, blanking Pumice on Slow! 3-0.

The Dentists retired Brad to start the top of the first, and after a Luke single, Chris retired Gaurav for the second out of the inning. Pumice on Slow! started Brad on the mound, and he retired the side in order in the top of the first as the score was 0-0 after one inning.

Chris retired the Pumice side in order in the top of the second, and Brad did the same in the bottom of the second, as neither team had scored through two.

Pumice was again retired in order in the top of the third, and Brad retired both of the Dentists’ batters in the bottom of the third, remaining perfect through three innings.

John doubled to start the top of the fourth for Pumice on Slow!, but after advancing to third on a Brad groundout, Chris stranded him at third by getting Luke to fly out to left field.

Brad retired Chris to start the bottom of the fourth, but his perfect game was thwarted when Spads doubled with one out. However, the Dentists couldn’t plate a runner as Mike Marr grounded out to end the inning with the score still tied at zero.

Gaurav grounded out to start the fifth for Pumice, and Chris fanned John for the second out of the inning.

Ron got the Dentists’ second hit of the game, leading off the bottom of the fifth with a single. Chris followed with a double, putting runners on second and third with no outs. Braydn capitalized, hitting a single which scored Ron from third, making the score 1-0. With runners on the corners, Mike Marr singled to drive in another run, and Ron followed with yet another single, scoring the third run of the inning. Brad then settled down, retiring Chris and Braydn to end the inning with the score 3-0.

Down three, Brad led off the top of the sixth with a single. He was tagged out on a fielder’s choice by Luke, and Chris ended the game by retiring Gaurav, stranding Luke on first and giving the Dentists a 3-0 victory.

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