Kyle and Jude lead Guacamol-yay to Shut-out Win Over Cheap Goats

27 May

Kyle went 3-for-4 with a single, a double, a triple, and a run scored to help lead Guacamol-yay to their first win of the 2022 EWL season

Brum was dominant on the mound, pitching a two-hit shutout, and Kyle and Jude each contributed three hits, as Guacamol-yay picked up their first win of the season with a 4-0 victory over Cheap Goats. Jude had three extra-base hits, Kyle had two, and Brum had two hits as Guac kept Cheap Goats winless after the first week of the 2022 season.

Christian started on the mound for Cheap Goats, and after allowing a one-out triple to Kyle, he stranded him, retiring Austin to end the inning.

Brum also escaped damage in the bottom of the first. He allowed a one-out double to Miller, but stranded him, retiring Christian to end the inning.

Guacamol-yay would give Brum all the run support he would need in the top of the second. Brum singled to start the inning, and two batters later, Jude hit an RBI triple to put Guac ahead 1-0. Christian then retired Bohn to end the inning.

Jude, who went 3-for-3 with a double, two triples, a run scored, and an RBI, prepares to connect on a pitch from Christian

Brum got into a groove starting in the bottom of the second, retiring Cheap Goats in order.

Alec singled to start the top of the third, and Kyle followed with a single, putting runners on first and third with no outs. Christian escaped the inning, however, retiring Austin and Brum to strand both runners, and the score remained 1-0.

Brum sent Joey and Miller down consecutively in the bottom of the third.

Guacamol-yay extended their lead in the top of the fourth. Jan led off with a single, and he moved from first to third when Jude followed with a double. Christian got Bohn to ground out for the first out of the inning, but Jan scored on the play, putting Guacamol-yay in front 2-0. Christian then retired Alec to strand Jude at third, ending the inning.

Brum retired Christian and Jordan in the bottom of the fourth, the fifth and sixth consecutive batters he retired in order.

Kyle led off the top of the fifth with a double, and he scored from second when Austin grounded out to center for the first out of the inning. Brum singled, but Christian retired Jan to strand him at first, and Guacamol-yay led 3-0.

Dinger singled to lead off the bottom of the fifth, but it was the last hit Cheap Goats would get in the game. Brum retired Joey and Miller to strand Dinger at first, ending the inning.

Brum delivers a pitch to Miller as part of a complete game two-hit shutout of Cheap Goats

Jude tripled to lead off the top of the sixth, and he scored when Bohn followed with an RBI single. Christian retired Alec and Kyle to end the inning, and Guacamol-yay had grown their lead to 4-0.

Brum made quick work of Cheap Goats in the bottom of the sixth, retiring Christian and Jordan in order to end the game, giving Guacamol-yay a 4-0 win.

The win moved Guacamol-yay to 1-1 on the season, and the loss dropped Cheap Goats to the bottom of the EWL standings at 0-2.

W: Brum (1-0)
L: Christian (0-1)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Brum pitched a two-hit shutout for Guacamol-yay, the first shutout of the 2022 EWL season, and the first since Brian and Adam combined on a shutout for Jack Shack in July of 2021, and Dinger and Christian also combined on a shutout for Cheap Goats the same day.
– Christian took the loss for Cheap Goats, allowing four runs on eleven hits in six innings.
– Jude and Kyle led Guacamol-yay on offense. Jude went 3-for-3 with a double, two triples, a run scored, and an RBI. Kyle went 3-for-4 with a single, a double, a triple, and a run scored.
– Miller had the only extra-base hit for Cheap Goats. He went 1-for-3 with a double.

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