Cheap Goats, Led by Joey and Miller, Roll Past Guacamol-yay 8-1

14 Jun

Joey and Miller combined to go 7-for-8, with Joey going 4-for-4 with four extra base hits and Miller going 3-for-4 with three RBI, and Christian pitched the complete game win allowing only a run, as Cheap Goats cruised past Guacamol-yay 8-1. Cheap Goats scored four in the top of the first, and it was all the run support that Christian would need, as he scattered five hits in six innings, and Cheap Goats remained one game behind Shady Characters for first place in the EWL standings.

Jude took them mound for Guacamol-yay, and he fell behind early. Brett led off the game with a triple, and Joey followed with a two-run inside-the-park home run, his first of the season, and Cheap Goats immediately led 2-0. Miller followed with a triple, and Jordan made it back-to-back triples, scoring Miller to make the score 3-0. Christian grounded out to center for the first out of the inning, but Jordan scored on the play, giving Cheap Goats a 4-0 lead. Dinger then singled, but Jude escaped the inning, retiring Brett for the second out.

Christian allowed a leadoff triple to Jan in the bottom of the first, but he stranded him, retiring Sean and Ryan, and the score remained 4-0.

Cheap Goats got their bats back out in the top of the second. Joey led off with a triple, and Miller drove him in with a two-run homer, putting Cheap Goats ahead 6-0. Jude then retired Jordan and Christian, ending the inning.

Christian rolled through the bottom of the second, retiring Alec and Jude in order.

Jude matched Christian in the top of the third, sending Dinger and Brett down consecutively.

Guacamol-yay got on the board in the bottom of the third. Sean tripled with one out, and Ryan drove him in with an RBI double, cutting the deficit to 6-1. Christian retired Alec for the second out of the inning, stranding Ryan at second.

Joey started the top of the fourth with a double, and two batters later, Jordan hit a one-out RBI single, scoring Joey to extend the Cheap Goats lead to 7-1. Jude then retired Christian to end the inning.

Christian retired the side in order in the bottom of the fourth, sending Jude and Jan down consecutively.

Jude once again matched Christian in the top of the fifth, retiring Dinger and Brett.

Sean led off the bottom of the fifth with a triple, but Guacamol-yay couldn’t capitalize. Christian retired Ryan and Alec, stranding the runner at third, and the score remained 7-1.

Cheap Goats got one more insurance run in the top of the sixth. Joey led off the inning with a double, and Miller drove him in with an RBI single, making the score 8-1. Jude retired Jordan and Christian, stranding Miller at first.

Down seven, Guacamol-yay couldn’t rally in the bottom of the sixth. Christian closed out the game by retiring Jan and Sean, giving Cheap Goats the 8-1 win.

The win moved Cheap Goats to 6-2 on the season, and the loss dropped Guacamol-yay to 0-8.

W: Christian (3-1)
L: Jude (0-2)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Christian pitched the complete game win for Cheap Goats, allowing one run on five hits.
– Jude took the loss for Guacamol-yay, giving up eight runs on eleven hits.
– Joey and Miller led the way for Cheap Goats on offense. Joey went 4-for-4 with two doubles, a triple, a home run, four runs scored, and two RBI. Miller went 3-for-4 with a single, a triple, a home run, two runs scored, and three RBI.
– Sean was the only Guacamol-yay player with multiple hits, finishing 2-for-4 with two triples, and he scored Guacamol-yay’s only run.

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