Guacamol-yay Erupt for Fourteen Hits, Defeat Shady Characters 7-4

21 May

Josh went 3-for-3 for Guacamol-yay with two singles, a double, three runs scored, and two RBI.

All seven players who suited up for Guacamol-yay reached base safely as they combined for fourteen hits, picking up their first victory of the season in a 7-4 defeat of Shady Characters. Josh K and Jude each went 3-for-3 for lead Guacamol-yay, and three pitchers combined to throw two innings each in the win.

Tom K started on the mound for Shady Characters, and he fell behind early. Adam singled to lead off the game, and he moved to second when Corey followed with a single, Josh K then singled, scoring Adam R, and Guacamol-yay led 1-0. Jude came to the plate with runners on first and third, and he singled, clearing the bases to put Guacamol-yay ahead 3-0. Jan then singled, becoming the fifth consecutive Guacamol-yay player to single to start the came. The next batter, Allie, flew out to Dylan in center, and caught Jan in between bases for a double play, ending the inning.

Josh K took the mound for Guacamol-yay, and he struck out the first batter he faced, Tom K, who attempted to hit left-handed for unexplained reasons. Dylan followed with a triple, but Shady Characters couldn’t plate the runner, as Josh K got Joe to ground out to left, ending the inning and stranding the runner.

Jude, who went 3-for-3 with two singles, a triple, a run scored, and three RBI, connects on one of his hits off Tom K.

Tom K got back on track in the top of the second, retiring Del and Adam in order, and the score remained 3-0.

Shady Characters got on the board in the bottom of the second. Mike tripled with one out, and Tom K drove him in with an RBI double that cut the deficit to 3-1. The rally would end there, as Josh K retired Dylan to strand Tom K at second and end the inning.

Tom K had met his innings limit for week 2, and Shady Characters turned to Mike from the bullpen. The first batter he faced, Corey, tripled. Josh K followed with a single, but Corey was caught in between bases trying to score from third. Jude then tripled, scoring Josh K and putting Guacamol-yay in front 4-1. Jan followed with a single, scoring Jude, and the score was 5-1. Mike then struck out Allie for the second out of the inning, and Shady Charcters trailed by four runs.

Josh K had also reached his innings limit for week 2, and Jan took over for him on the mound in the third. Luke hit a one-out double, but Jan avoided damage, retiring Mike to strand the runner, ending the inning.

Del doubled to lead off the top of the fourth. The next batter, Adam, grounded out to right, and Del was caught off the third base bag for the second out of the inning.

Shady Characters drew closer in the bottom of the fourth. Tom K tripled to lead off the inning, and Dylan followed with a two-run homer to right-center, making the score 5-3. Jan then retired Joe and Luke in order to end the inning, and the Guacamol-yay lead was trimmed to two runs.

Mike delivers a pitch to Allie of Guacmol-yay. She went one-for-three with an RBI single.

Guacamol-yay made up the runs in the top of the fifth. Corey led off the inning with a double, and Josh K followed with an RBI double that put Guacamol-yay ahead 6-3. Jude the singled to put runners on the corners. Two batters later, Allie hit an RBI single, scoring Josh K, and the score was 7-3. Mike retired Del to end the inning, and Shady Characters trailed by four runs.

Guacamol-yay turned to Jude from the bullpen to in the fifth. He struck out the first batter he faced, Mike. The next batter, Tom K, hit a solo homer to right-center, narrowing the Guacamol-yay lead to 7-4. Jude then retired Dylan to end the inning.

Mike made quick work of Guacamol-yay in the top of the sixth, retiring Adam and Corey in order, and Shady Characters would need four runs in the bottom of the sixth to extend the game.

Josh picked up the win for Guacamol-yay, allowing one run on three hits in two innings

Luke singled with one out in the bottom of the sixth, but the rally would end there. Jude got Mike to ground out to center, ending the inning and the game, and giving Gucamol-yay their first win of the season.

The win moved Guacamol-yay to 1-3, and Shady Characters dropped to 1-3 with the loss.

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Josh and Jude led Guacamol-yay at the plate, each going 3-for-3. Josh had two singles, a double, three runs scored, and two RBI. Jude had two singles, a triple, a run scored, and three RBI.
– Corey also contributed three hits for Guacamol-yay, going 3-for-4 with a single, a double, a triple- and two runs scored.
– Tom K led Shady Characters on offense, going 3-for-4 with a double, a triple, a home run, two runs scored, and two RBI.
– Josh picked up the win for Guacamol-yay, giving up one run on three hits and striking out one in two innings.
– Jan and Jude each pitched two innings of relief for Guacamol-yay. Jan allowed two runs on three hits, and Jude allowed one runs on two hits.
– Tom K took the loss for Shady Characters, giving up three runs on five hits in two innings.
– Mike pitched four innings of relief for Shady Characters, giving up four runs on nine hits and striking out one.

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