Jordan Throws One-Hitter, Joey Hits for Cycle as Cookies & Cream Roll Eastbound & Dahn 9-0

4 Aug

Jordan was out one away from pitching a perfect game, allowing only one hit in a shutout win, retiring the first eleven batters he faced. He also went 4-for-7 at the plate with four doubles.

Jordan was dominant on the mound, allowing only a single hit after retiring the games first eleven batters, finishing just one out shy of a perfect game, as Cookies & Cream easily defeated Eastbound & Dahn 9-0. Jordan had all the run support that he needed from the Cookies & Cream offense, as he doubled four times himself, and Joey hit for the cycle, going 5-for-6 with four RBI.

BK started on the mound for Eastbound, and he retired the side in order in the top of the first, sending Jordan and Erich down consecutively. It would be his last perfect inning. Jordan matched him in the bottom of the first, retiring the first two of what would be eleven straight batters retired.

Dinger singled with one out in the top of the second, but BK remained strong through two innings, retiring Jordan to strand the runner and end the inning. Jordan once again sent two Eastbound batters down in order in the bottom of the inning.

Cookies & Cream would get on the board in the top of the third. Erich singled to lead off, and Joey followed with a two-run homer to left, making the score 2-0. Two batters later Jordan doubled, but BK would only allow two runs, retiring Erich to strand the runner and end the inning. Jordan would send Nate C and BK down in order in the bottom of the third.

Cookies extended their lead in the top of the fourth. Joey led off with a double, and he scored when Dinger followed with a double, making the Cookies lead 3-0. Jordan then doubled to score Dinger, and the score was 4-0. Erich singled to put runners on the corners, and Joey cleared the bases with an RBI triple, putting Cookies ahead 6-0. Dinger hit a sac fly to score Joey from third, pushing the lead to 7-0. Jordan followed with his third double of the game, but he was once again stranded at second, as BK retired Erich to end the inning after allowing five runs. Jordan rolled through the bottom of the fourth, retiring his seventh and eighth straight hitters.

Joey doubled to start the top of the fifth, and he moved to third on Dinger’s second consecutive sac fly. BK would escape the inning without damage, as he retired Jordan to strand Joey at third, ending the inning. Jordan retired Kyle and Adam in order in the bottom of the fifth, and he was one inning away from a perfect game.

Cookies would add a few insurance runs in the sixth. Erich led off the inning with a solo shot, making the score 8-0. Joey then singled, completing the cycle, and he moved to third when Dinger grounded out for the first out of the inning. Jordan then doubled for the fourth time in the game, scoring Joey, and pushing the Cookies lead to 9-0. Christian, who had entered the game to replace BK, retired Erich to end the inning, and Eastbound trailed by nine.

Jordan watches as BK’s lazy fly ball falls into right field between Erich and Dinger for a single, breaking up the no hitter in the bottom of the sixth.

Jordan retired Nate C to start the bottom of the sixth, and he was one out away from history. BK came to the plate, and he spoiled it. He hit a looping fly ball to right-center that fell in, and he made it first safely for a single. After retiring eleven straight hitters to start the game, Jordan allowed a single to what would have been the final batter of the game, ending his no-hit bid. Jordan would retire Nate, the next batter, to end the inning and the game. Despite allowing a hit, he completed the shutout, as Cookies & Cream won 9-0.

The win moved Cookies & Cream to 9-8 on the year, and the loss dropped Eastbound & Dahn to 2-15 for the season.

W: Jordan (5-3)
L: BK (1-6)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Jordan pitched the complete game shutout win for Cookies & Cream, allowing only one hit.
– BK took the loss for Eastbound, giving up seven runs on eleven hits in five innings.
– Christian pitched one inning of relief, allowing two runs on three hits.
– Joey led Cookies & Cream at the plate, going 5-for-6 with a single, two doubles, a triple, a home run, four runs scored, and four RBI.
– BK had Eastbound & Dahns only hit, a single.

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