Jordan and Joey Lead Late Charge as Cheap Goats Beat Guacamol-yay 4-2

27 May

Jordan and Joey combined to go eight-for-eight with six extra-base hits in Cheap Goats 4-2 win over Guacamol-yay

Jordan and Joey combined to go a perfect eight-for-eight at the top of the Cheap Goats lineup, and contributed eight of Cheap Goats’ nine hits in a 4-2 win over Guacamol-yay. Christian pitched the complete game win, allowing only two runs on six hits, and with the win, Cheap Goats remained undefeated at 5-0.

Jan led off the top of the first with a single for Guacamol-yay, but Christian stranded the runner, retiring Josh and Jude to end the inning.

Cheap Goats jumped out to an early lead in the bottom of the first. Jordan led off with a triple. Joey then singled, but Jordan couldn’t advance home on the play, leaving runners on first and third with no outs. Dinger then hit a deep fly to center, and Jordan scored on the sacrifice, making the score 1-0. Guacamol-yay’s starter, Jude, then retired Christian to end the inning, and Cheap Goats led by a run.

Jordan connects on a line drive for one of his four hits in the game

Guacamol-yay evened things up in the top fo the second. Ben led off with a single, and two batters later, Jan hit an RBI triple, scoring Ben to tie the game at 1-1. Christian retired Josh for the second out of the inning, stranding Jan at third.

Jan went 4-for-4 for Guacamol-yay in the loss

Jordan singled with one out in the bottom of the second, but when Joey followed with a double, Jordan was caught off third base for the second out of the inning, stranding both runners.

Joey races in from center to catch a fly ball near second base

Christian struck out Jude to start the top of the third, and retired Ben for a perfect frame.

Dinger singled to lead off the bottom of third, but Jude retired Christian and Dave to escape the inning unscathed, and the score remained tied at 1-1.

Jan doubled with one out in the top of the fourth, but Guacamol-yay couldn’t take advantage, as Josh was retired to strand the runner, ending the inning.

Christian takes a throw from the outfield as Jan narrowly makes it back to third in time

Cheap Goats would pull back ahead in the bottom of the fourth. Jordan led off with a triple, and Joey drove him in with an RBI triple that made the score 2-1. Jude then got Dinger to ground out to left for the first out of the inning, but Joey scored from third on the play, and Cheap Goats led 3-1. Jude then retired Christian to end the inning, and Cheap Goats had a two-run lead.

Christian, who moved to 3-0 on the season, delivers a pitch to Jude with his defense in position behind him

Ben singled with one out in the top of the fifth, but Christian retired Jonah for the second out of the inning, and Guacamol-yay remained behind by two runs.

Joey hauls in a fly ball in center field

Cheap Goats added an insurance run in the bottom of the fifth. With one out, Jordan tripled for the third time in the game, and Joey followed with an RBI double that put Cheap Goats ahead 4-1. Jude retired Dinger to end the inning, stranding Joey at second.

Christian pitched the complete game win for Cheap Goats, allowing only two runs on six hits, and striking out two

Down three runs in the bottom of the sixth, Guacamol-yay had a small rally. Jan led off the inning with a triple, his second of the game. Josh followed with a fly out in foul territory along the third base line. Jan tagged and scored on the play, cutting the score to 4-2. The rally ended there, however, as Christian struck out Jude for the second out of the inning, ending the game and giving Cheap Goats a 4-2 win.

Cheap Goats moved to 5-0 on the year with the win, and Guacamol-yay fell to 1-4 with the loss.

W: Christian (3-0)
L: Jude (0-2)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Jordan and Joey led Cheap Goats at the plate, as both players went 4-for-4. Jordan had a single, three triples, and three runs scored. Joey had a single, two doubles, a triple, a run scored, and two RBI.
– Jan led Guacamol-yay on offense, going 4-for-4 with a single, a double, two triples, a run scored, and an RBI.
– Ben was the only other Guacamol-yay player to reach base, going 2-for-3 with two singles and a run scored.
– Christian earned the win for Cheap Goats in a complete game effort, allowing two runs on six hits, striking out two.
– Jude pitched the complete game loss for Guacamol-yay, allowing four runs on nine hits.

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