Cookies & Cream Pull Ahead in Extra Innings to Beat Questionable Outfit 6-3

21 May
Vassallo had three singles for Cookies & Cream, including an RBI single in extra innings

Vassallo had three singles for Cookies & Cream, including an RBI single in extra innings

After trailing early, Cookies & Cream rallied to tie Questionable Outfit and eventually win in seven innings in the first extra-inning game of 2013.

Coming off a strong offensive performance, Cookies & Cream started slow against Questionable Outfit and were held scoreless by Mike in the first. Cookies sent Dinger to the mound, and he got into trouble early, as Reilly led off the game with a solo homer, giving Questionable a 1-0 lead.

Reilly led off the bottom of the first with a solo homer to put Questionable Outfit up 1-0 early

Reilly led off the bottom of the first with a solo homer to put Questionable Outfit up 1-0 early

Cookies were blanked in the top of the second, and Questionable extended their lead in the bottom half of the inning when Kimble’s solo homer made the score 2-0 through two.

The lead was cut in half in the top of the third, when Joey hit a solo shot to make the score 2-1. Dinger held Questionable in check in the bottom of the third, and Cookies & Cream tied the game in the top of the fourth when Morrison hit a solo homer, making the score 2-2.

Joey's solo homer put Cookies & Cream on the board in the second

Joey’s solo homer put Cookies & Cream on the board in the second

Questionable was unable to score in the bottom of the fourth, and when Joey led off the top of the fifth with a home run, Cookies had their first lead of the game at 3-2. The lead didn’t last long, though, as Kimble hit a solo homer in the bottom of the fifth, his second of the game, tying the game at 3-3.

Neither team scored in the sixth, and the game would go to extra innings. Cookies & Cream started the seventh inning with four straight hits including RBI singles from Morrison and Vassallo. Mike eventually got out of the jam, but the damage was done, and Cookies had a 6-3 lead.

Dinger gave up three runs on seven hits in seven innings

Dinger gave up three runs on seven hits in seven innings

Mike and Kimble led off the bottom of the seventh with singles, and it looked as if Questionable Outfit would rally, but Dinger regained control on the mound, retiring the final two batters to end the game and give Cookies & Cream a 6-3 victory.

The win moved Cookies to 2-0 on the season, and Questionable Outfit dropped to 0-2.

W: Dinger (1-0)
L: Kimble (0-2)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Dinger pitched seven innings for the complete game win, and also collected two hits
– Joey had two homers and 3 RBI to lead Cookies & Cream
– Kimble had two home runs and 2 RBI to lead Questionable Outfit offensively
– Questionable Outfit played the game with three players

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