Bob Homers Twice, Miller Quiets Cookies Bats in 4-2 Questionable Outfit Win

19 Jun

Miller didn’t allow a base runner until the fifth inning, and earned the complete game win after giving up only two runs on three hits

Miller was perfect through four innings and allowed only three total hits, Bob homered twice, and Tom had three doubles as Questionable Outfit beat Cookies & Cream 4-2, taking a four game lead in the EWL standings through six weeks. After being blanked for four innings, Cookies & Cream evened things up before Questionable Outfit pulled away and secured the victory with two runs in the bottom of the fifth.

Miller rolled through the top of the first, retiring Jordan and Guthrie in order, and Questionable would provide run support for him right away in the bottom half of the inning. Tom doubled with one out, and Mike drove him in with an RBI double that made the score 1-0. Cookies’ starter, Guthrie, then retired Miller to end the inning with his squad trailing by a run.

Cookies went down in order in the top of the second. Tom doubled with one out in the bottom half, but Guthrie avoided further damage, retiring Mike to end the inning and strand the runner.

Miller retired his fifth and sixth consecutive batters to start the game in the top of the third, and Questionable added another run to their lead in the bottom of the inning. With one out, Bob launched a solo shot to right, putting Questionable ahead 2-0. Guthrie then retired Tom to end the inning.

Erich and Joey were sent down in order in the top of the fourth, and Miller was flawless through four innings. Guthrie matched him in the bottom of the fourth, sending Rairigh and Miller down consecutively.

After the first eight Cookies batters failed to reach base, Jordan finally broke up Miller’s no hit bid in the top of the fifth, leading off with a double. Two batters later, Erich hit a two-run blast to deep right field, and the game was tied at 2-2. Miller retired Joey to end the inning, and Cookies & Cream had evened things up.

Jordan rounds third as Erich’s fifth inning two-run homer sails over the right field wall. Questionable Outfit and Christian, who was score keeping, watch the ball fly.

It didn’t take long for Questionable Outfit to bounce back. The first batter in the bottom of the fifth, Bob, hit a ball off the fence, and after a series of fielding errors, he rounded the bases for an inside-the-park homer that put Questionable ahead 3-2. Tom followed with a double, and two batters later, Miller hit a one-out RBI single to score Tom and make the score 4-2. Guthrie retired Bob for the second out of the inning, and Cookies would need two in the top of the sixth.

Mike of Questionable Outfit fires a ball to the mound after making a play in left field

Miller retired Jordan to start the inning, and Guthrie followed with a single, putting the tying run at the plate. Miller deliberated intentionally walking Erich, but was overruled by his manager, Bob. Miller pitched to Erich, and got him to fly out to right field for the second out of the inning, ending the game and giving Questionable Outfit the 4-2 victory.

Questionable Outfit moved to 10-2 on the season, and Cookies & Cream dropped to 6-6.

W: Miller (4-2)
L: Guthrie (1-2)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Miller pitched the complete game win for Questionable Outfit, allowing two runs on three hits in six innings.
– Guthrie took the loss for Cookies & Cream, giving up four runs on seven hits in five innings.
– Bob led Questionable Outfit on offense, going 2-for-4 with two home runs, two runs scored, and two RBI.
– Tom also went 3-for-4 for Questionable, with three doubles and two runs scored.
– Erich, Guthrie, and Jordan each had one hit for Cookies & Cream.

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