Turbo, Dustin, and Doc Lead Jack Shack in 15-4 Victory Over Shady Characters

14 Sep

Jack Shack celebrate at the plate after one of Turbo’s three homers in the 15-4 Jack Shack win

Dustin had five extra-base hits, Doc had a career game with four extra-base hits, and Turbo had three homers, as Jack Shack stormed past Shady Characters 15-4. The defending Wiffle Series champions clinched the #2 seed with the win, and they will face Guacamol-yay in the first round of the 2020 playoffs for the second season in a row.

Sam took the mound for Shady Characters, and the first batter he faced, Brian, crushed a solo homer. It was Brian’s fourth leadoff homer of the 2020 season, the fourth of his career, and his third leadoff home run in the past four Jack Shack games. Two batters later, Turbo singled, and Doc drove him in with a two-run shot, giving Jack Shack a 3-0 lead. Blaine singled, but Sam got out of the inning, retiring Brian for the second out.

Dustin started for Jack Shack, and he retired Shady Characters in order in the bottom of the first.

Jack Shack added to their lead in the top of the second. Dustin led off the inning with a triple, and Turbo drove him in with a two-run homer, making the score 5-0. Doc tripled, and Blaine followed with an RBI single to score Doc, putting Jack Shack ahead 6-0. Sam retired Brian for the first out of the inning, and when the next batter, Dustin, doubled, he was caught trying to extend the hit into a triple, ending the inning.

Sam camps under a high fly ball near the pitcher’s mound

Shady Characters got on the board in the bottom of the second. Tom K led off with a double, and two batters later, Brad hit an RBI single, and Shady Characters trailed 6-1. Dylan then tripled, scoring Brad to make the score 6-2. Dylan attempted to turn the triple into an inside-the-park homer, but was caught out, ending the inning.

Jack Shack continued to swing hot bats in the top of the third. Turbo led off the inning with a homer, and Jack Shack led 7-2. Doc tripled, and Blaine drove him in with an RBI single, making the score 8-2. Two batters later, Dustin hit an RBI triple to score Blain, pushing the Jack Shack lead to 9-2. Turbo then homered for the third consecutive at-bat, and his two-run shot made the score 11-2. Doc singled, but Sam finally got out of the inning, retiring Blaine for the second out.

Tom K doubled with one out in the bottom of the third, but Shady Characters couldn’t rally, as Dustin retired Lucas to strand Tom K, ending the inning.

Tom K went 3-for-4 with three doubles in the Shady Characters loss

Jack Shack added additional insurance runs in the top of the fourth, when Shady Characters turned to the bullpen, bringing Brad to the mound. The first batter he faced, Brian, doubled. Dustin followed with an RBI double, scoring Brian to push the score to 12-2. Turbo grounded out to center for the first out of the inning, but Dustin scored on the play, and Jack Shack’s lead was 13-2. Brad then retired Doc to end the inning.

Dylan tripled with one-out in the bottom of the fourth, but once again, Shady Characters couldn’t capitalize. Dustin retired Sam to strand Dylan at third, ending the inning.

Blaine went 4-for-6 with three singles and a triple in the Jack Shack win

Lucas came to the mound for Shady Characters in the top of the fifth, and he retired Jack Shack in order, sending Blaine and Brian down consecutively.

Tom K started the bottom of the fifth with a double, and Lucas followed with a double, scoring Tom K. The RBI double cut the score to 13-3, but Lucas was caught in between second and third on the play. Dustin then retired Brad to end the inning.

Dylan went 3-for-4 with two triples and a homer in a loser effort for Shady Characters

Not finished yet, Jack Shack added a few more insurance runs in the top of the sixth. Dustin led off the inning with a solo homer, his fifth consecutive at-bat with an extra-base hit. Two batters later, Doc homered for the second time in the game, his fourth extra-base hit. Blain followed with a triple, but Lucas retired Brian to strand him at third, ending the inning, and Shady Characters trailed 15-3.

Dustin had extra-base hits in five consecutive at-bats, including two doubles, two triples, and a home run, and he also pitched the complete game win for Jack Shack

Dylan led off the bottom of the sixth with a solo homer, cutting the Jack Shack lead to 15-4. It was Dylan’s third extra-base hit in the game. The rally would end there, however, as Dustin retired Sam and Tom K to end the inning and the game, giving Jack Shack a 15-4 win.

The win moved Jack Shack to 10-10 on the season, finishing the season at .500. The loss dropped Shady Characters final 2020 regular season record to 7-13.

W: Dustin (3-5)
L: Sam (3-4)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Dustin pitched the complete game win for Jack Shack, giving up four runs on eight hits.
– Sam took the loss for Shady Characters, allowing eleven runs on fifteen hits in three innings.
– Brad pitched one inning of relief for Shady Characters, giving up two runs on two hits.
– Lucas pitched two innings of relief for Shady Characters, allowing two runs on three hits.
– Dustin, Turbo, and Doc led Jack Shack on offense. Dustin went 5-for-6 with two doubles, two triples, a home run, four runs scored, and three RBI. Doc had the best game of his Wiffle career, going 5-for-6 with a single, two triples, two home runs, four runs scored, and three RBI. Turbo finished the 2020 season strong, going 4-for-6 with a single, three home runs, four runs scored, and six RBI.
– Blaine also went 4-for-6 with three singles, a triple, a run scored, and two RBI.
– Dylan and Tom K each had three hits for Shady Characters. Dylan went 3-for-4 with two triples, a home run, a run scored, and two RBI. Tom K went 3-for-4 with three doubles and two runs scored.

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