Bob and Miller Lead Questionable Past Eastbound 6-2, Remain in First Place

4 Jul
Bob went 4-for-6 with three singles and a homer to lead Questionable Outfit in the 6-2 win over Eastbound

Bob went 4-for-6 with three singles and a homer to lead Questionable Outfit in the 6-2 win over Eastbound

Despite playing with a depleted lineup, Questionable Outfit, led by Bob and Miller, scored at least a run in all but one inning and beat Eastbound & Dahn 6-2 to maintain their hold on first place in the season standings.

Miller took the mound for Questionable Outfit, and he retired the side in order in the top of the first, sending Dustin and Nate down consecutively.

BK got the start for Eastbound, and the first batter he faced, Bob, singled. Miller then provided his own run support, crushing a two-run homer to left, and Questionable Outfit led 2-0. Gene Creemers, filling in for Questionable, followed with a single, but was doubled up when Bob flew out to BK in the mound, and BK also caught Creemers in between first and second, ending the inning with a double play.

Cara would single with one out in the top of the second, but Eastbound couldn’t get on the board, as Miller retired Dustin to strand the runner and end the inning.

Miller started the bottom of the second with a single, and two batters later, he scored from first when Bob hit and RBI single off the wall, putting Questionable ahead 3-0. BK then retired Nate to end the inning and avoid further damage.

Nate led off the top of the third with a single, but once again, Miller would strand an Eastbound runner, as he retired BK and Cara to maintain the 3-0 lead.

BK retired the side in order in the bottom of the third. and Questionable led 3-0 midway through the game.

Eastbound got on the board in the top of the fourth. Dustin led off with a single, and Nate followed with a single, but Dustin was caught trying to advance from first to third on play. BK singled with one out to put runners on first and second, and Cara followed with an RBI single, scoring Nate to make the score 3-1. Eastbound had runners on first and third and the tying run on base, but Miller retired Dustin, stranding two runners and ending the inning.

Nate was 3-for-5 and provided most of the offense in the losing effort

Nate was 3-for-5 and provided most of the offense in the losing effort

Questionable made up the different in the bottom of the fourth. Gene Creemers doubled with one out, and Bob drove him in with an RBI single, making the score 4-1. Miller then tripled, scoring Bob to push the score to 5-1. On the play, Miller tried to complete an inside-the-park homer and was caught between third and home, ending the inning.

Miller cruised through the top of the fifth, sending Nate and BK down in order.

After four innings of keeping the Questionable bats relatively in check, BK was removed from the game and Eastbound put Cara on the mound. Questionable would add one final insurance run in the bottom of the fifth when bob hit a solo homer with one out, extending the Questionable lead to 6-1, and Eastbound would head into the top of the sixth trailing by five.

Nate, who pitched the complete game win for Questionable, catches a fly ball at the mound

Nate, who pitched the complete game win for Questionable, catches a fly ball at the mound

Cara started the final frame with a single, and she moved to second when Dustin singled. Nate then doubled, scoring Cara, and the Questionable lead was cut to 6-2. Eastbound had no outs and two runners on, but Miller gathered himself and ended the rally abruptly. He fanned BK, and Cara flew out to the mound for the second out, ending the inning, as Questionable held on to win 6-2.

The win moved Questionable Outfit to 12-3 for the year, and the loss dropped Eastbound & Dahn to 1-14.

W: Miller (6-1)
L: BK (1-4)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Miller pitched the complete game win for Questionable Outfit, allowing 2 runs on 9 hits in 6 innings, striking out one.
– BK took the loss for Eastbound, giving up 5 runs on 8 hits in 4 innings.
– Cara pitched one inning of relief for Eastbound & Dahn, allowing 1 run on 1 hit.
– Bob led Questionable Outfit on offense, going 4-for-6 with 3 singles, a home run, 4 runs scored, and 3 RBI.
– Miller also went 3-for-6 for Questionable with a single, a triple, a homer, 2 runs scored, and 3 RBI.
– Nate led Eastbound & Dahn at the plate, going 3-for-5 with a 2 singles, a double, a run scored, and an RBI.

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