Cheap Goats Score Eleven Unanswered Runs to Beat Jack Shack 11-3 for First Win of Season

15 Jun

All five Cheap Goats players had multiple hits as they erupted for eleven unanswered runs for their first win of the season

Jack Shack took an early 3-0 lead before Cheap Goats reeled off eleven unanswered runs, and the 2021 runners-up picked up their first win of the 2022 season. Miller, Joey, and Dinger each had three hits, and Joe, Christian, and Jordan contributed two hits a piece in Cheap Goats biggest offensive output of the season. Dinger pitched the complete game win, pitching four scoreless innings to close out the victory.

Jack Shack started the game with a bang when Adam hit a lead-off homer to right-center off Cheap Goats’ starter, Dinger. Josh followed with a triple, and he scored from third when Brian hit a sac fly to deep center to make the score 2-0. Rob then doubled, but Dinger avoided further damage, retiring Sean to strand the runner at second, ending the inning.

Dinger delivers a pitch to Adam, who led off the game with a homer and went 3-for-4 with a triple and two home runs to lead Jack Shack

Brian started on the mound for Jack Shack, and he rolled in the bottom of the first, retiring Miller and Joe in order.

Jack Shack extended their lead in the top of the second. Dinger retired Rod for the first out of the inning, but Adam followed with his second homer of the game, and Jack Shack led 3-0. Dinger then retired Josh to end the inning.

Down 3-0, Cheap Goats would bounce back to tie the game in the bottom of the second. Joey led off the inning with a solo homer to left, cutting the score to 3-1. Christian singled, and two batters later, Dinger hit a two-run homer to left, tying the game at 3-3. Miller then singled, but Brian escaped the inning, retiring Joe to strand the runner at first.

Brian led off the top of the third with a double, but Jack Shack couldn’t capitalize. Dinger retired Rob and Sean to strand Brian at second, ending the inning with the score tied at 3-3.

Cheap Goats would take the lead in the bottom of the third. For the second consecutive inning, Joey led off the inning with a solo homer, giving Cheap Goats a 4-3 lead. Two batters later, Jordan hit a solo homer, extending the lead to 5-3. Dinger then tripled, and Miller drove him in with a two-run shot, putting Cheap Goats ahead 7-3. Joey then doubled, but Brian stranded him at second, retiring Joey to end the inning.


Brian, making his first start of the year, pitches to Miller, who went 3-for-4 with a single, a double, a home run, two runs scored, and four RBI

Adam tripled with one out in the top of the fourth, but Dinger continued to strand Jack Shack runners. He retired Josh for the second out, and Cheap Goats continued to lead 7-3.

Cheap Goats’ offensive explosion continued in the bottom of the fourth. Christian tripled, and Jordan drove him in with an RBI single that made the score 8-3. Dinger then doubled, putting runners on second and third. Miller cleared the bases with an RBI double, and Cheap Goats led 10-3. Joe then doubled, scoring Miller from second, and the score was 11-3. Joey followed with a single, but was caught out trying to advance the hit to a double. Brian then retired Christian to end the inning, and Cheap Goats had scored eleven consecutive runs after trailing 3-0.

Christian went 2-for-4 with a single, a triple, and two runs scored in the Cheap Goats win

Rob hit a one-out single in the top of the fifth, but for the fourth consecutive inning, Dinger stranded a Jack Shack runner, retiring Sean to end the inning.

For the first time since the first inning, Brian retired Cheap Goats in order in the bottom of the fifth, sending Jordan and Dinger down consecutively.

Dinger pitches to Rob, who went 2-for-3 with a single and a double in the Jack Shack loss

Dinger remained on the mound to close things out in the top of the sixth, and he made quick work of Jack Shack. He retired Rod and Adam in order, ending the inning and the game, as Cheap Goats won 11-3.

The win moved Cheap Goats to 1-2 on the season, and the loss dropped Jack Shack to 1-2.

W: Dinger (1-0)
L: Brian (0-1)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Dinger pitched the complete game win for Cheap Goats, allowing three runs on seven hits.
– Brian took the loss for Jack Shack, giving up eleven runs on fifteen hits in five innings.
– Miller, Joey, and Dinger each went 3-for-4 to lead Cheap Goats on offense. Miller had a single, a double, two runs scored, and four RBI. Joey had a single, two homers, two runs scored, and two RBI. Dinger had a double, a triple, a home run, three runs scored, and two RBI.
– Adam led Jack Shack at the plate, going 3-for-4 with a triple, two home runs, two runs scored, and two RBI.

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