Josh K Throws One-Hitter as Guacamol-yay Beat Jack Shack 2-1

1 Jul

In the first game after hitting a grand slam en route to beating Cheap Goats, Josh K pitched a one-hitter against Jack Shack, carrying Guacamol-yay to a 2-1 win, their third consecutive victory. Josh K allowed a solo homer in the second inning, and it was Jack Shack’s only hit and run in the game. Kyle was the only Guacamol-yay hitter with multiple hits in the pitcher’s duel, going 2-for-3 with a single, a double, and he drove in the winning run.

Josh K started out strong, living up to the K in his name, striking out Adam to start the game. He then retired Brian to end the inning.

Dustin took the mound for Jack Shack, and he fell behind early. The first batter he faced, Jan, doubled, and two batters later, Jude hit an RBI double to score him, putting Guacamol-yay ahead 1-0. Kyle then doubled, scoring Jude, and the lead was 2-0. When the next batter, Alec, hit a single, Josh D gunned Kyle out at the plate for the second out of the inning.

Down two runs, Jack Shack got on the board in the top of the second. Dustin led off the inning with a solo homer, cutting the score to 2-1. Josh K then retired Turbo and Josh D to end the inning.

After allowing two runs in the bottom of the first, Dustin also got into a groove, dueling Josh K the rest of the contest. He allowed a one-out single to Josh K in the bottom of the second but stranded him, retiring Jude for the second out of the inning.

Josh K rolled through the top of the third, once again striking out Adam and retiring Brian.

Dustin matched Josh K in the bottom of the third, sending Kyle and Alec down consecutively.\

Dustin and Turbo were retired in the top of the fourth, and Jan and Josh K were retired in order in the bottom half of the inning.

Josh K cruised in the top of the fifth, retiring Josh D and Adam in order.

Kyle singled with one out in the bottom of the fifth, but Dustin stranded him, retiring Alec to end the inning.

With a one run lead, Josh K remained in the game to close things out for Guacamol-yay. He retired his ninth and tenth consecutive batters, sending Brian and Dustin down to end the game, giving Guacamol-yay a 2-1 win.

The win moved Guacamol-yay to 3-8 on the season, and the loss dropped Jack Shack to 4-7.

W: Josh K (1-3)
L: Dustin (2-4)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Josh K pitched the complete game win for Guacamol-yay, allowing only one hit and one run, a solo homer to Dustin in the top of the second. Josh K also struck out two.
– Dustin took the loss for Jack Shack, giving up two runs on six hits in a complete game effort.
– Kyle led Guacamol-yay on offense, going 2-for-3 with a single, a double, and an RBI.
– Dustin had Jack Shack’s only hit, as he went 1-for-3.

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