Mike and Jason Power Shady Characters to 7-6 Comeback Win Over Jack Shack

7 Sep

Mike sparked the rally that led to Shady Characters comeback win and scored the winning run in the 7-6 come-from-behind victory

Jack Shack had taken a 5-0 lead halfway through their week 7 matchup with Shady Characters before Jason and Mike combined for three homers in the bottom of the fourth, igniting a comeback that resulted in a 7-6 walk-off victory. With the game tied at 6-6 in the bottom of the sixth, Shady Characters hit three consecutive singles to start the inning, and the third single, hit by Lucas, drove in Mike to cap the win. Mike led Shady Characters, going 5-for-6 with three singles, two solo homers, and four runs scored.

Lucas took the mound for Shady Characters, and after retiring the first batter he faced, Ryan, he allowed a solo homer to Josh, which gave Jack Shack a 1-0 lead. Lucas then retired Jon to end the inning.

Brian started for Jack Shack, and after allowing a one-out single to Mike in the bottom of the first, he retired Jason to strand the runner, ending the inning.

Brian provided his own run support in the top of the second, leading off the inning with a solo homer that put Jack Shack ahead 2-0. Lucas retired the next two batters, Ryan and Josh, ending the inning.

Brian went 3-for-5 with a double, two home runs, two runs scored, and four RBI in the Jack Shack loss

Lucas doubled to start the bottom of the second, but Shady Characters couldn’t plate him. Brian retired Nate and Mike to strand the runner at second, and the score remained 2-0.

Jon led off the top of the third with a solo homer, extending the Jack Shack lead to 3-0. Two batters later, Ryan hit a one-out single, but Lucas stranded him, retiring Josh to end the inning.

Lucas doubled with one out in the bottom of the third, but when Nate followed with a single, Lucas was thrown out at home, ending the inning.

Jon started the top of the fourth with a triple, and Brian drove him in with a two-run bomb, putting Jack Shack ahead 5-0. Lucas retired the next two batters to end the inning.

Down 5-0, Shady Characters rallied in the bottom of the fourth. Mike singled, and Jason followed with a two-run bomb, putting Shady Characters on the board with the score 5-2. Two batters later, Nate hit a solo homer, cutting the deficit to 5-3. Mike followed with a solo shot, and the Jack Shack lead had been cut to 5-4. Jason followed with his second homer of the inning, and the back-to-back-to-back jacks had tied the game at 5-5. Lucas followed with his third double of the game, but Brian once again stranded him, retiring Nate to end the inning.

Jason hit two homers in the Shady Characters fourth inning rally and went 3-for-6 with as single, two home runs, two runs scored, and three RBI

Jon doubled to lead off the top of the fifth, but Lucas stranded him, retiring Brian and Ryan to end the inning, and the game was still tied at 5-5.

Mike led off the bottom of the fifth with a solo homer, and Shady Characters had taken a 6-5 lead. Two batters later, Lucas hit his fourth double of the game, but for the fourth consecutive time, Brian stranded him, retiring Nate to end the inning.

Lucas went 5-for-6 with a single, four doubles, and an RBI, and he pitched the complete game victory for Shady Characters

Josh led off the top of the sixth with a solo homer, his second of the game, tying the score at 6-6. Jon followed with a double, but when Brian doubled, Jon was thrown out at home for the first out of the inning. Jack Shack continued to have the go-ahead run in scoring position, but Lucas stranded him, retiring Ryan to end the inning.

Mike started the bottom of the sixth with a single, and he moved from first to third when Jason followed with a single. Shady Characters had the winning run on third base, and it didn’t take long for them to plate him. Lucas hit a single, Shady Characters’ third consecutive, which scored Mike to end the game, giving Shady Characters a 7-6 comeback victory.

The win moved Shady Characters to 10-3 on the season, and the loss dropped Jack Shack to 4-9.

W: Lucas (2-3)
L: Brian (0-3)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Lucas pitched the complete game win for Shady Characters, allowing six runs on ten hits.
– Brian took the loss in a complete game effort for Jack Shack, giving up seven runs on fifteen hits in five innings.
– Mike led Shady Characters in the win, going 5-for-6 with three singles, two home runs, four runs scored, and two RBI.
– Lucas also went 5-for-6 for Shady Characters, with a single, four doubles, and the game-winning RBI.
– Jason went 3-for-6 in the win with a single, two home runs, two runs scored, and three RBI.
– Jon led Jack Shack in the loss, going 4-for-5 with two doubles, a triple, a home run, three runs scored, and an RBI.
– Brian also went 3-for-5 in the loss with a double, two home runs, two runs scored, and four RBI

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