Miller Quiets Cookies in 5-2 Questionable Outfit Win

31 Jul

Miller kept the Cookies & Cream bats in check, with the exception of Erich, who had two homers in the game

Miller was strong on the mound and allowed only two runs on four hits as Questionable Outfit topped Cookies & Cream 5-2 without their captain and MVP Bob. Tom had a double, a two-run homer and three RBI to lead Questionable on offense, and Mike also contributed three extra-base hits in the win.

Dinger started for Cookies, and he retired the Questionable side in order in the top of the first.

Miller allowed a one out single to Erich in the bottom of the first, but he avoided damage, retiring the next batter, Dinger, to strand the runner and end the inning.

Questionable took an early lead in the top of the second. Norris singled with one out, and he scored from first when Mike hit an RBI double. Dinger retired Tom to end the inning, and Questionable Outfit led 1-0.

Miller rolled through the bottom of the second, and Dinger matched him in the top of the third.

Miller scrambles from the mound and catches a fly ball in foul territory

Erich led off the bottom of the third with a solo shot to right, tying the game at 1-1. Miller retired the next two batters to end the inning, and Questionable would regain the lead in the top of the fourth.

Mike started the inning wth a triple, and he scored on Tom’s RBI double that made the score 2-1. Miller followed with a double, scoring Tom and extending the Questionable Outfit lead. Dinger retired the next two batters to prevent a big inning from developing, and Cookies trailed 3-1.

Miller continued to confused Cookies in the bottom of the fourth, retiring the side in order. Dinger once again matched him in the top of the fifth, but he wasn’t getting enough run support to draw even.

Cookies went down consecutively again in the bottom of the fifth when a Miller sent Dinger and Jordan down in order.

Questionable added a few insurance runs in the top of the sixth. Mike tripled with one out, and Tom followed with a two-run homer to deep left, putting Questionable ahead 5-1. Dinger retired Miller to end the inning, and Cookies trailed by four runs.

Tom had two extra-base hits and drove in three of Questionable Outfit’s five runs in the win

Erich cut into the Questionable lead when he hit a one out solo homer to lead off the sixth, his second bomb of the game, making the score 5-2. Dinger followed with a single, but Cookies couldn’t continue to mount a comeback, as Miller retired Jordan to strand the runner and end the game, giving Questionable Outfit the 5-2 win.

The win moved Questionable to 12-3 on the season, and the loss dropped Cookies & Cream to 8-7, tied with the Ham Slams for second place in the EWL standings.

W: Miller (5-2)
L: Dinger (2-2)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Miller pitched the complete game win for Questionable, allowing only two runs on four hits in six innings.
– Dinger took the loss for Cookies & Cream, giving up five runs on seven hits in six innings.
– Mike led Questionable Outfit on offense, going 3-for-5 with a double, two triples, two runs scored, and an RBI.
– Tom also went 2-for-5 for Questionable with a double, a home run, two runs scored, and three RBI.
– Erich led Cookies & Cream at the plate, going 2-for-4 with two homers, two runs scored, and two RBI.

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