Adam and Dustin Lead Jack Shack to 4-2 Defeat of Shady Characters

18 Jul

Led by Adam, who went 3-for-4 with three extra-base hits and three runs scored, and Dustin, who allowed only two runs on five hits to the powerful Shady Characters offense, Jack Shack picked up a big 4-2 win over the best team in the EWL in 2021. Adam had two doubles and a homer, which accounted for three of Jack Shack’s four total hits in the win.

Dustin allowed a one-out single to Mike in the top of the first, but stranded him, retiring Tom K to end the inning.

Jack Shack took an early lead in the bottom of the first. Tom K, Shady Characters starter, allowed a lead off double to Adam. When the next batter, Brian, grounded out to second, Adam scored on the play, putting Jack Shack in front 1-0. Tom K then retired Dustin to end the inning.

Shady Characters tied things up in the top of the second. With one out, Lucas hit a solo homer to right, making the score 1-1. Dustin then retired Dylan to end the inning.

Jack Shack responded in the bottom of the second. Josh D immediately reclaimed the lead with a solo homer to right, putting Jack Shack ahead 2-1. Adam then doubled, and like the first inning, he scored when Brian grounded out for the first out of the inning. Tom K then retired Dustin to end the inning, and Jack Shack led 3-1.

Mike singled to start the top of the third, but once again, Dustin stranded him. He retired Tom K and Nate to strand Mike at first, ending the inning.

Tom K had reached his innings limit for the week, and Lucas came to the mound for Shady Characters. After retiring Josh D for the first out in the bottom of the third, he allowed a solo homer to Adam, extending Jack Shack’s lead to 4-1. Lucas then retired Brian to end the inning.

Shady Characters narrowed the deficit in the top of the fourth. Lucas led off with a double, and he moved to third when Dylan followed with a double. With no outs and two runners in scoring position, Mike grounded out to left. Lucas scored on the play, and Shady Characters trailed 4-2. Dustin got the next batter, Tom K, to fly out to right, stranding Dylan at third and ending the inning.

Lucas rolled through the bottom of the fourth, retiring Dustin and Josh D in order.

Dustin matched Lucas in the top of the fifth, sending Nate and Lucas down consecutively.

Lucas continued to pitch effectively in the bottom of the fifth, retiring Adam and Brian.

With a two-run lead, Dustin remained on the mound to close things out for Jack Shack. After retiring Dylan for the first out of the inning, Jack Shack intentionally walked Mike. The move paid off, as Dustin retired Tom K to strand Mike at first, ending the inning and giving Jack Shack a 4-2 win.

The win moved Jack Shack to 6-8 on the season, and the loss dropped Shady Characters to 10-4.

W: Dustin (3-4)
L: Tom K (8-2)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Dustin pitched the complete game win for Jack Shack, giving up two runs on five hits.
– Tom K took the loss for Shady Characters, allowing three runs on three hits in two innings.
– Lucas pitched three innings of relief for Shady Characters, giving up one run on one hit.
– Adam led Jack Shack to the win, going 3-for-4 with two doubles, a solo homer, three runs scored, and an RBI.
– Mike and Lucas had all but one of Shady Characters hits. Mike went 2-for-3 with two singles, an RBI, and an intentional walk. Lucas went 2-for-3 with a double, a homer, two runs scored, and an RBI.

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