Dylan, Mike, and Tom combine for six homers in Shady Characters 8-4 Win Over Guac Boys

17 Jul

Tom, who had two long balls in the Shady Characters win, congratulates Dylan at the plate after one of his two bombs.

Dylan, Mike, and Tom, the first three hitters in Shady Characters’ batting order, went deep twice each and a combined six times, scoring seven of Shady Characters eight runs as they pulled away late to beat the Guac Boys. After trailing 4-0, Shady Characters scored eight unanswered runs over the final four innings to pick up the win, moving to 13-1 on the season and clinching the number one seed in the 2022 playoffs.

Tom took the mound for Shady Characters, and he fell behind early. Jared led off with a double, and Austin drove him in with an RBI single, making the score 1-0. Two batters later, Kyle hit an RBI single, scoring Austin to put Guac Boys ahead 2-0. Tom then retired Jared to end the inning, stranding Kyle at first.

Austin went 2-for-5 with a single, a triple, a run scored, and an RBI in Guac Boys loss to Shady Characters

Alec started for the Guac Boys, and he retired the side in order in the bottom of the first, sending Dylan and Mike down consecutively.

Alec singled with one out in the top of the second, but Tom stranded him, retiring Kyle to end the inning.

Alec continued to roll in the bottom of the second, retiring Tom and Jason in order.

Lucas came to the mound for Shady Characters in the top of the third. After retiring Jared, he allowed a one-out triple to Austin. Alec followed with a two-run bomb, and the Guac Boys were in front 4-0. Lucas then retired Kyle to end the inning.

Alec connects on a two-run homer in the top of the third that put Guac Boys ahead 4-0

Down four runs, Shady Characters started to turn things around in the bottom of the third. Alec was perfect through two innings, but he allowed a leadoff double to Lucas to start the inning, and Dylan drove him in with a two-run shot, cutting the score to 4-2. Mike followed with a solo bomb, and the score was 4-3. Two batters later, Jason hit a one-out single, but Alec stranded him, ending the inning while the Guac Boys held on to a one-run lead.

Mike went 2-for-4 with two homers as Shady Characters moved to 13-1 on the season

Jared led off the top of the fourth with a single, but Lucas stranded him, retiring Austin and Alec to end the inning.

Shady Characters would pull ahead in the bottom of the fourth. Dylan led off with a single, and when Mike grounded out for the first out of the inning, Dylan scored, tying the game at 4-4. Tom then hit a solo shot, giving Shady Characters their first lead, 5-4. Jason singled, but Alec stranded him, retiring Lucas for the second out of the inning.

Lucas rolled through the top of the fifth, retiring Kyle and Jared in order.

Shady Characters added to their lead in the bottom of the fifth when Dylan led off the inning with his second homer of the game, a solo blast that made the score 6-4. Mike then homered, extending the lead to 7-4. Tom followed with a solo bomb, and the back-to-back-to-back homers from the top of the lineup, each their second homers of the game, put Shady Characters ahead 8-4. Alec retired Jason, and when Lucas singled with one out, he was caught trying to extend the hit into a double, ending the inning.

Down four, the Guac Boys went quietly in the top of the sixth. Lucas retired Austin and Alec, the fifth and sixth consecutive batters he sent down, ending the inning and the game, giving Shady Characters an 8-4 victory.

The win moved Shady Characters to 13-1 on the season, and the loss dropped the Guac Boys to 6-8.

W: Lucas (1-0)
L: Alec (0-1)

Box Score

– Lucas earned the win in relief for Shady Characters, allowing two runs on three hits in four innings.
– Tom pitched two innings for Shady Characters, giving up two runs on four hits and getting the no-decision.
– Alec took the loss in a complete game effort for the Guac Boys, allowing eight runs on eleven hits in five innings.
– Dylan, Mike, and Tom led Shady Characters on offense. Dylan went 3-for-4 with a triple, two homers, three runs scored, and three RBI. Mike went 2-for-4 with two homers, two runs scored, and three RBI. And Tom went 2-for-4 with two homers, two runs scored, and two RBI.
– Alec led the Guac Boys at the plate, going 2-for-5 with a single, a homer, a run scored, and two RBI.

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