Tom Quiets Cookies & Cream, Bob’s Bat Lifts Questionable Outfit to 5-1 Win

24 Jun
Tom pitched the complete game win for Questionable Outfit, allowing only a single run, a solo homer by Blose in the first inning.

Tom pitched the complete game win for Questionable Outfit, allowing only a single run, a solo homer by Blose in the first inning.

Tom scattered four hits and only a single run in a complete game win for Questionable Outfit, and Bob added three hits, including a two-run homer, as Questionable beat Cookies & Cream 5-1 to remain atop the EWL standings after six weeks of play.

Dinger took the mound for Cookies & Cream, and he escaped the first inning without damage. He gave up a one-out double to Tom, but he stranded the runner, retiring Mike to end the inning.

Cookies would jump ahead early in the bottom of the first, when Blose hit a one-out solo shot off Tom, putting Cookies ahead 1-0. Tom then retired Joey to end the inning.

Questionable Outfit bounced right back in the top of the second. Nate doubled to start the inning, and Bob followed with a two-run blast to right-center, giving Questionable a 2-1 lead. Dinger retired the next two Questionable batters, and Cookies trailed by a run.

Tom helped to provide his own run support, going 3-for-6 with a single and 2 doubles.

Tom helped to provide his own run support, going 3-for-6 with a single and 2 doubles.

Dinger led off the bottom of the second with a single, but Cookies couldn’t drive him in, as Tom retired Jordan and Guthrie to end the inning, stranding the runner.

Questionable would add more run support in the top of the third. Nate led off with a triple, and he scored on a Bob RBI double which made the score 3-1. Tom then singled to put runners on first and third, and Bob scored when Mike grounded out for the first out of the inning. Dinger then retired Nate to end the inning, and Questionable led 4-1.

Tom continued to cruise in the bottom of the third, sending Blose and Joey down in order. Dinger matched him in the top of the fourth, retiring the side without allowing a run.

Tom retired his fifth and sixth consecutive batters in the bottom of the fourth, sending Dinger and Jordan down consecutively.

Mike started the top of the fifth with a single, and two batters later he moved from first to third on a one-out single by Bob. Tom then doubled, scoring Mike to make the score 5-1. Questionable had runners on second and third, but Dinger avoided a big inning, retiring Mike and Nate to end the inning.

Guthrie led off the bottom of the fifth with a double, but the next batter, Blose, flew out to the mound, and Guthrie was doubled up on the play to end the inning.

Nate watches the ball soar as he connects on a double off the fence. He went 2-for-5 in the game with a double, a triple, and two runs scored.

Nate watches the ball soar as he connects on a double off the fence. He went 2-for-5 in the game with a double, a triple, and two runs scored.

Dinger retired the side in order in the top of the sixth, and Cookies came to the plate trailing by four runs in the bottom of the sixth.

Dinger hit a one-out single, but Cookies couldn’t rally, as Tom retired Jordan to end the inning, giving Questionable Outfit the 5-1 win.

The win moved Questionable to 10-2 on the season, while Cookies dropped to 7-5, three games behind Questionable in the standings.

W: Tom (4-0)
L: Dinger (2-3)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Tom pitched the complete game win for Questionable Outfit, scattering 4 hits and one earned run in 6 innings pitched.
– Dinger took the loss for Cookies & Cream, allowing 5 runs on 9 hits in 6 innings.
– Bob led Questionable Outfit on offense, going 3-for-6 with a single, a double, a homer, 2 runs scored, and 3 RBI.
– Blose’s solo homer in the bottom of the first provided Cookies & Cream only scoring. He was 1-for-3.

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