Josh K and Jude Combine for Pitching Gem as Guacamol-yay Blitz Cheap Goats 13-1

15 Aug

Sean celebrating after one of his two bombs, went 4-for-6 with two homers two singles, and five RBI to lead Guacamol-yay in their rout of Cheap Goats

Josh K and Jude combined to allow only one run on four hits, and the Guacamol-yay offense exploded for thirteen runs in a win over Cheap Goats that was never close. The Guacamol-yay pitchers were in command, and all five Guacamol-yay players had at least three hits each. Sean lead Guacamol-yay, going 4-for-6 with two singles, two home runs, and five RBI, and Eli, making his EWL debut, went 4-for-6 with three doubles, a triple, and five RBI.

Cheap Goats got on the board immediately in the top of the first. Joey led off the game with a triple, and he scored when Jordan grounded out to left for the first out of the inning, putting Cheap Goats ahead 1-0. It would be the only run Cheap Goats scored. Josh K retired Christian to end the inning, and he would get all the run support that he needed in the bottom of the first.

Joey connects on a triple in the top of the first inning

Josh K singled with one out in the bottom of the first, and Sean followed with a two-run blast, putting Guacamol-yay ahead 2-1. Christian, the Cheap Goats starter, retired Jude to end the inning.

Dinger led off the top of the second with a single, but Cheap Goats couldn’t advance him. Josh K retired Joey and Jordan consecutively, stranding the runner and ending the inning.

Ryan snags a fly ball for an out in right field

Guacamol-yay busted the game open in the bottom of the second. Ryan led off with a double, and Eli drove him in with an RBI double that made the score 3-1. Josh K then doubled, scoring Eli, and the Guacamol-yay lead was extended to 4-1. Sean then hit his second two-run homer of the game, putting Guacamol-yay ahead 6-1. Jude and Ryan both singled, butting two runners on with no outs, and Eli cleared the bases with an RBI triple, making the score 8-1. Christian finally escaped the inning, retiring Josh K and Sean, and Guacamol-yay led by seven.

Ryan went 3-for-5 with a run scored

Christian started the top of the third with a double, but Josh K stranded another Cheap Goats base runner in scoring position. He retired Dinger and Joey, and the score remained 8-1.

Jude led off the bottom of the third with a double, and two batters later, Eli hit an RBI double to score him, pushing the score to 9-1. Christian then retired Josh K to end the inning.

Jude went 3-for-5 with three runs scored in the Guacamol-yay win

Jordan started the top of the fourth with a double, the third consecutive inning that Cheap Goats started with a hit. But for the third consecutive inning, Josh K stranded a Cheap Goats runner. He fanned Christian for the first out, and then got Dinger to fly out to center, ending the inning.

Joey knocks a ball into the air and catches it for an out against the fence in centerfield

Gucamol-yay put the game away with another rally int he bottom of the fourth. Sean singled and moved from first to third when Jude singled. Two batters later, Eli hit an RBI double that scored Sean, making the score 10-1. Josh K then singled, clearing the bases, and the two RBI hit put Guacamol-yay on top 12-1. Sean then singled for the second time in the inning, scoring Josh K, and the lead was 13-1. Christian retired Jude to end the inning, and Cheap Goats trailed by twelve.

Josh had one of his best outings on the mound, allowing only one run on four hits in four innings, and earned the win

Gucamol-yay turned to the bullpen, bringing Jude to the mound. He cruised through the top of the fifth, sending Joey and Jordan down in order.

Josh makes a running catch for an out in foul territory along the first base line

Ryan singled to start the bottom of the fifth, and two batters later, Josh K hit a one-out single to put runners on the corners. Christian got out of this one, getting Sean to fly out to left, stranding two runners and ending the inning.

Eli, making his EWL debut, went 4-for-6 with three doubles, a triple, and five RBI

Cheap Goats would need a huge rally in the top of the sixth, but they went quickly. Jude retired Christian and Dinger, ending the game and giving Guacamol-yay a 13-1 win.

The win moved Guacamol-yay to 5-6 on the season, and the loss dropped Cheap Goats to 5-6.

W: Josh K (6-4)
L: Christian (3-3)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Josh K earned the win for Guacamol-yay, giving up one run on four hits and striking out one in four innings pitched.
– Jude pitched two innings of perfect relief, not allowing a hit or run.
– Christian took the loss for Cheap Goats, giving up thirteen runs on eighteen hits in five innings.
– Sean led Guacamol-yay on offense, going 4-for-6 with two singles, two home runs, three runs scored, and five RBI.
– Eli, playing in his first career game, went 4-for-6 with three doubles, a triple, two runs scored, and five RBI.
– In addition to earning the win, Josh K went 4-for-6 with three singles, a double, three runs scored, and three RBI.
– Jude and Ryan each contributed three hits for Guacamol-yay as well.
– All four Cheap Goats players had one hit each.

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