Questionable Outfit Ride Eleven-Run Inning to 15-1 Win Over Eastbound & Dahn

18 May
Morrison and Questionable Outfit exploded past Eastbound, scoring 15 unanswered runs in a blowout victory

Morrison and Questionable Outfit exploded past Eastbound, scoring 15 unanswered runs in a blowout victory

Questionable Outfit blew open the game with an eleven-run bottom of the third en route to an easy 15-1 victory over Eastbound & Dahn.

Reilly started on the mound for Questionable, now firmly slotted into the number two spot in the rotation after a dominant week 1 performance. He continued where he left off in the top of the first, retiring the Eastbound side in order.

Christian started for Eastbound & Dahn with two innings of eligibility left week 2. He gave up a one-out single to Bob, but stranded him at first, pitching a scoreless inning.

With the game tied at 0-0, Steve led off the top of the second with a single, but Reilly avoided giving up a run, holding him at first and retiring the side. Reilly led off the bottom of the second with a single, but was doubled up on a Kimble fly out.

Steve continued with a hot bat in the top of the third, leading off the inning with a solo homer, breaking the scoreless tie and putting Eastbound ahead 1-0. Ivan followed with a single, but Reilly avoided further damage, retiring the side and stranding the runner at first.

Steve's solo homer in the top of the third put Eastbound ahead 1-0. Unfortunately, they were outscored 15-0 from there out.

Steve’s solo homer in the top of the third put Eastbound ahead 1-0. Unfortunately, they were outscored 15-0 from there out.

Up 1-0, Eastbound was forced to turn to their bullpen as Christian had used his up his week 2 inning limit. Steve came to the mound, and despite a dominant offensive performance in week 2, things didn’t work out as favorably on the mound. The wheels fell off for Eastbound, as Questionable would explode for eleven runs in the bottom of the third. Bob led off the inning with a single, and Steve retired the next batter, Morrison, for the first out of the inning. The next twelve consecutive hitters would reach base safely. With one out, Reilly singled to put runners on first and second. Kimble would then triple, scoring one to tie the game at 1-1. Bob followed with a three-run bomb, making the score 4-1. Morrison followed with a triple, and Riley hit a two-run homer, extending the lead to 6-1. Kimble made back-to-back jacks with a solo shot, and Bob would make it back-to-back-to-back home runs with another solo homer. Morrison, Reilly, Kimble, and Bob would hit four consecutive singles, and by the end of the bottom of the third, Questionable Outfit would lead 11-1.

With a ten run lead, Reilly would not allow a hit the rest of the game. He retired the side in order in the top of the fourth.

Steve retired Kimble to start the fourth, but Bob followed with a one out double and scored from second after Morrison doubled. Reilly would then hit a two-run home run to deep left, and Questionable would lead 14-1.

Reilly struck out Steve to start the top of the fifth and once again retired the side in order.

Bob led off the bottom of the fifth with a triple, giving him the cycle in a perfect 7-for-7 performance. He scored on a Morrison groundout, and the score was 15-1.

Reilly remained on the mound in the top of the sixth, closing out the game with a perfect frame, giving Questionable Outfit a comfortable win.

The victory moved Questionable Outfit to a perfect 4-0 on the year, while Eastbound & Dahn fell back to .500 at 2-2 on the season.

W: Reilly (2-0)
L: Steve (0-1)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Reilly pitched the complete game win, allowing only 1 earned run on 3 hits while striking out one in 6 innings pitched.
– Steve took the loss for Eastbound, giving up 15 earned runs on 17 hits, including 5 homers. Christian took the no decision, giving up two hits and no runs in two innings pitched.
– Bob led Questionable Outfit at the plate in one of the best single-game performances in league history. He went a perfect 7-for-7, hitting for the cycle with 3 singles, a double, a triple, two home runs, 5 runs scored, and 6 RBI.
– Reilly helped himself out at the plate, going 5-for-7 with 3 singles, 2 homers, 4 runs scored, and 4 RBI.
– Steve led Eastbound & Dahn at the plate with 2 of the team’s 3 hits, going 2-for-5 with a single, and a solo homer, which accounted for Eastbound’s only run.

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