Adam and Doc Power Jack Shack Past Cheap Goats 7-3

19 Jul

Adam and Doc both homered, with the two combining for seven hits, three homers, and six RBI, as Jack Shack rolled past Cheap Goats 7-3. Doc also pitched the complete game win, allowing only three runs, as Jack Shack pulled closer to Cheap Goats in the 2021 season standings.

Doc rolled through the top of the first inning, retiring Brett and Joey in order.

Christian took the mound for Cheap Goats, and he fell behind early. He allowed singles to the first two batters he faced, Adam and Turbo, before Josh hit an RBI double to score Adam. Doc then cleared the bases with an RBI double, and Jack Shack led 3-0. Christian avoided further damage, retiring the next two batters he faced, Adam and Turbo, to end the inning.

Doc continued to pitch well in the top of the second, sending Miller and Jordan down consecutively.

Christian got on track in the bottom of the second, retiring Josh D and Doc in order.

Christian singled to lead off the top of the third, and two batters later, Brett singled, putting runners on first and second with one out. But Doc escaped the jam, retiring Joey to strand both runners, ending the inning.

Adam led off the bottom of the third with a solo homer, extending the Jack Shack lead to 4-0. Christian then retired Turbo and Josh D to end the inning.

Jordan singled with one out in the top of the fourth, but Doc stranded more Cheap Goats runners, retiring Christian to end the inning.

Doc singled to start the bottom of the fourth, and Adam and Turbo each followed with singles, loading the bases for Josh D. Christian got him to fly out to right, and then got Turbo to ground out to center, stranding all three runners and escaping the bases-loaded jam.

Dinger doubled to lead off the top of the fifth, and Cheap Goats finally got on the board when Brett hit a two-run homer, cutting the deficit in half, making the score 4-2. Doc then retired Joey and Miller to end the inning.

Jack Shack made up the runs in the bottom of the fifth. Adam led off the inning with his second homer of the game, putting Jack Shack in front 5-2. Two batters later, Josh D doubled, and Doc drove him in with a two-run homer, giving Jack Shack a 7-2 lead. Christian retired Adam to end the inning, and Cheap Goats trailed by five runs heading into their final at-bat.

Cheap Goats showed some life in the top of the sixth. Jordan doubled, and he moved to third when Christian followed with a single. Two batters later, Brett hit a one-out double, scoring Jordan. However, Christian attempted to score on the play and was called out at home, resulting in the second out, ending the game and giving Jack Shack a 7-3 victory.

The win moved Jack Shack to 7-8 on the season, and the loss dropped Cheap Goats to 7-8 on the season. The teams are now tied for second place in the EWL standings.

W: Doc (1-0)
L: Christian (3-4)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Doc pitched the complete game win for Jack Shack, in his first pitching appearance of the 2021 season. He allowed three runs on eight hits.
– Christian took the loss in a complete game effort for Cheap Goats, giving up seven runs on eleven hits.
– Adam led the way for Jack Shack, going 4-for-6 with two singles, two home runs, three runs scored, and two RBI.
– Doc also went 3-for-4 for Jack Shack with a single, a double, a homer, a run scored, and four RBI.
– Brett led Cheap Goats in the loss, going 3-for-4 with a single, a double, a home run, a run scored, and three RBI.

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