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Adam of Jack Shack Named Pabst Blue Ribbon Wiffler of the Week

8 Aug

After five weeks of domination to start the first half of the season, in which five of Shady Characters’ six regular players won Wiffler of the Week to start the year, Adam became the first player not wearing a Shady Characters uniform to win Wiffler of the Week in 2022 after a big showing in week 6. He helped Jack Shack continue their climb out of the bottom of the standings, as his team earned a split in their week 6 games.

In a 5-3 win over Cheap Goats, Adam went 2-for-5 with a triple, a home run, two runs scored, and an RBI. His home run led off the game for Jack Shack, the seventh leadoff homer of Adam’s wiffle career.

In an 8-5 loss to the Guac Boys, Adam went 3-for-4 with a triple, two homers, three runs scored, and three RBI.

In total, Adam went 5-for-9 with five extra-base hits, including two triples, three homers (one of which was a leadoff home run), five runs scored, and four RBI.

Surprisingly, this is the first time Adam has been named Wiffler of the Week in his wiffle career.

Adam’s Walk-Off Homer in the Bottom of the Sixth Gives Jack Shack 5-4 Win Over Cheap Goats and Boost in Season Standings

1 Aug

Adam’s Walk-Off Homer in the Bottom of the Sixth Ended a Dramatic 5-4 Win for Jack Shack and moved them into control of third place in the 2022 season standings

One of the better games of the 2022 season ended in dramatic fashion, as Adam led off the bottom of the sixth with a walk-off solo homer than won the game for Jack Shack. Christian was effective on the mound and even more effective at the plate, going 3-for-4 with three extra-base hits, but Cheap Goats made too many mistakes, leaving the door open for Jack Shack. The win sealed the season tiebreaker against Cheap Goats and put Jack Shack a game ahead of them in the standings in third place.

Brian took the mound for Jack Shack, and after allowing a leadoff double to Miller, he retired Joe and Joey, stranding the runner at second and ending the inning.

Christian allowed a one-out double to Adam in the bottom of the first, but he also stranded a runner at second, retiring Josh to end the inning.

Christian was effective on the mound, allowing only five runs on seven hits in the loss

Christian tripled to start the top of the second, but Brian struck out Dinger and then retired Miller, stranding another Cheap Goats’ runner in scoring position, and the game remained scoreless.

Jack Shack pulled ahead in the bottom of the second. Jared singled to lead off the inning, and Brian drove him in with a two-run homer to deep left, making the score 2-0. Christian retired the next two batters, Rob and Adam, to end the inning.

Jack Shack celebrate at the plate after Brian’s two-run homer in the bottom of the second

Cheap Goats pulled even in the top of the third. Joey doubled with one out, and Christian followed with a two-run shot to right, tying the game at 2-2. Dinger followed with a single, but Brian stranded him, retiring Miller to end the inning.

Jack Shack bounced back to retake the lead in the bottom of the third. Josh led off the innig with a triple, and he scored from third when Jared grounded out for the first out of the inning. Christian retired Brian to end the inning, and Jack Shack led 3-2.

Cheap Goats once again evened things up in the top of the fourth. Joe singled, and he scored from first when Joey followed with an RBI double, tying the game at 3-3. The go-ahead run was in scoring position, but Brian retired Christian and Dinger to strand the runner at second, ending the inning.

Jack Shack immediately pulled back ahead in the bottom of the fourth when Rob led off the inning with a solo homer to left. Christian retired the next two batters, Adam and Josh, and Jack Shack led 4-3.

Brian retired Cheap Goats in order in the top of the fifth, sending Miller and Joe down consecutively.

Brian pitched the complete game win for Jack Shack, giving up four runs on eight hits and striking out one

Jared led off the bottom of the fifth with a triple, but Christian buckled down, retiring Brian and Rob to strand the runner at third, and the Jack Shack lead remained a single run.

Jared went 2-for-3 with a single, a triple, a run scored, and an RBI

Brian retired Joey for the first out in the top of the sixth, leaving Cheap Goats to their final out. After swinging a hot bat all day, Christian came through again, hitting a solo homer to right, tying the game at 4-4. Brian retired Dinger to end the inning, but Christian had given Cheap Goats life.

Christian celebrates at home after one of his two homers in the Cheap Goats loss to Jack Shack

The excitement wouldn’t last long, however, as Jack Shack quickly responded for yet another time in the bottom of the sixth. The first batter of the inning, Adam, crushed a solo homer to deep right-center, and the walk-off homer won the game for Jack Shack. The 5-4 win moved Jack Shack a game ahead of Cheap Goats in the season standings and in control of third place, important for avoiding Shady Characters in the first round of the playoffs.

The win moved Jack Shack to 7-11 on the season, and the loss dropped Cheap Goats to 6-12.

W: Brian (3-4)
L: Christian (2-7)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Brian pitched the complete game win for Jack Shack, allowing four runs on eight hits and striking out one.
– Christian took the loss for Cheap Goats in a complete game effort, giving up five runs on seven hits in five innings.
– Adam and Jared were the only Jack Shack players with multiple hits. Adam went 2-for-4 with a double, a walk-off homer, a run scored, and an RBI. Jared went 2-for-3 with a single, a triple, a run scored, and an RBI.
– Rob and Brian each homered for Jack Shack in the win.
– Christian led Cheap Goats on offense in the loss, going 3-for-4 with a triple, two home runs, two runs scored, and three RBI.

Guac Boys Come From Behind to Beat Jack Shack 7-5

1 Aug

Kyle led the Guac Boys with a single, a homer, two runs scored, and two RBI, as they beat Jack Shack 7-5 and took sole possession of second place in the 2022 season standings with three games to go

Trailing 5-3 early in the game, the Guac Boys shut down Jack Shack for the final four innings and scored four unanswered runs to pull ahead and win 7-5. Bohn pitched the complete game win and had two hits, Kyle and Alec each had two hits, and former All-EWL winner Sean drove in three of the Guac Boys runs in his return to the Wiffle Diamond. Rob, Adam, and Josh each had two hits for Jack Shack in the loss, and with the win the Guac Boys pulled into sole possession of second place in the season standings.

Bohn took the mound for the Guac Boys, and he got into trouble early. After retiring the game’s first batter, Rob, he allowed a one-out single to Adam. Josh followed with a double, and Adam scored from third on the play to put Jack Shack up 1-0. Jared then hit a two-run shot to center, making the score 3-0. Bohn retired Brian for the second out of the inning, and the Guac Boys trailed by three.

Adam went 2-for-4 with two singles and two runs scored in the Jack Shack loss

Josh started for Jack Shack, and he got in a hole early. Austin led off the bottom of the first with a double, and he scored from second when Bohn followed with an RBI single that made the score 3-1. Two batters later, Kyle hit a one-out two-run homer to right, tying the game at 3-3. Josh then retired Alec for the second out of the inning.

Jack Shack pulled back in front in the top of the second. Rob singled and moved from first to third when Adam followed with a single. Josh then doubled, scoring Rob, and Jack Shack led 4-3. Bohn got Jared to ground out to center for the first out of the inning, but Adam scored on the play, pushing the Jack Shack lead to 5-3. Bohn then retired Brian to strand Josh at third, ending the inning, and Jack Shack led by two.

Sean led off the bottom of the second with a solo homer, cutting the deficit to 5-4. Josh retired the next two batters, Austin and Bohn, to end the inning.

Sean returned to the Wiffle Diamond for the Guac Boys and homered in his first at-bat

After allowing five runs over the first two innings, Bohn got on a roll in the top of the third. He retired Rob and Adam in order, and the Guac Boys continued to trail by a run.

The Guac Boys tied things up in the bottom of the third when Brum led off the inning with a solo homer. Two batters later, Josh allowed a one-out double to Alec, but he stranded him, retiring Sean to end the inning with the game tied at 5-5.

Bohn once again cruised in the top of the fourth, retiring Josh and Jared in order.

Austin, surrounded by teammates, makes a difficult catch on Josh’s fly ball to right

Bohn singled with one out in the bottom of the fourth, but Josh stranded him, retiring Brum for the second out of the inning.

Rob singled with one out in the top of the fifth, but Jack Shack couldn’t advance him. Bohn retired Adam to strand the runner at first, ending the inning.

Kyle led off the bottom of the fifth with a single, and he moved from first to third when Alec followed with a single. Sean hit Guac Boys’ third consecutive single, and both runners scored on the play, giving the Guac Boys their first lead of the game. Josh retired the next two batters to strand Sean at first and end the inning, but the Guac Boys had taken a 7-5 lead.

Bohn made quick work of Jack Shack in the top of the sixth. He retired Josh and Jared in order, finishing the game by retiring ten of the final eleven batters he faced, giving the Guac Boys the 7-5 win.

The win moved the Guac Boys to 7-10 on the season, and the loss dropped Jack Shack to 6-11.

W: Bohn (1-2)
L: Josh (2-4)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Bohn pitched the complete game win for the Guac Boys, giving up five runs on seven hits.
– Josh took the loss in a complete game effort for Jack Shack, allowing seven runs on ten hits in six innings.
– Kyle and Sean led the Guac Boys at the plate, both going 2-for-3. Kyle had a single, a homer, two runs scored, and two RBI, and Sean had a single, a home run, a run scored, and three RBI in his return to the diamond.
– Rob, Adam, and Josh each had two hits and went 2-for-4 for Jack Shack in the loss. Rob had two singles and a run scored, Adam had two singles and two runs scored, and Josh had two doubles, an RBI, and a run scored.

Austin and Jared Lead Offensive Outpouring for Jack Shack in 13-7 Win Over Guac Boys

20 Jul

Austin set the pace during Jack Shack’s offensive barrage on the Guac Boys, going 6-for-7 with two singles, three doubles, a triple, four runs scored, and three RBI.

Austin went 6-for-7 with two singles, three doubles, and a triple, and Jared went 4-for-6 with a single, two triples, and a homer, as Jack Shack unloaded for thirteen runs, defeating the Guac Boys 13-7. Josh and Adam also had three hits apiece as the Guac Boys dropped their fourth straight.

Adam started for Jack Shack, and after allowing a leadoff single to Alec, he retired the next two batters, Kyle and Mikaela, to strand the runner at first, ending the inning.

Adam retired all but one batter for Jack Shack, allowing seven runs in a complete game win.

Kyle took the mound for the Guac Boys, and he fell behind early. Austin singled to start the bottom of the first, and Josh drove him in with a two-run homer, making the score 2-0. Kyle retired the next two batters, Adam and Jared, to end the inning.

The Guac Boys got on the board in the top of the second. Alec tripled with one out, and Kyle drove him in with an RBI single, cutting the deficit to 2-1. Mikaela also singled, putting runners on first and third with one out, but Adam stranded both runners, retiring Bohn to end the inning.

Adam delivers a pitch to Alec, who went 4-for-6 with two singles, a triple, a home run, three runs scored, and an RBI to lead the Guac Boys in the loss.

Jack Shack extended their lead in the bottom of the second. Austin doubled and moved to third when Josh followed with a double. With runners on second and third with no outs, Adam flew out to left, but Austin tagged and scored on the play to put Jack Shack in front 3-1. Jared then tripled, scoring Josh, and the lead was 4-1. Austin followed with a single, scoring Jared, and Jack Shack led 5-1. Kyle then retired Josh, stranding Austin at first and ending the inning.

Jared connects on one of his four hits in the game. In total he went 4-for-6 with a single, two triples, a home run, four runs scored, and three RBI in the Jack Shack win.

Kyle singled with one out in the top of the third, but Adam stranded him, retiring Mikaela for the second out, and the score remained 5-1.

Jack Shack nearly doubled their lead in the bottom of the third. After retiring Adam for the first out ot the inning, Kyle gave up six consecutive hits, starting with Jared, whose solo homer made the score 6-1. Austin doubled, and Josh drove him in with an RBI double, extending the lead to 7-1. Adam then tripled, scoring Josh, and the lead was 8-1. Jared followed with an RBI single that scored Adam, and Jack Shack was in front 9-1. Austin then tripled, his second extra-base hit of the inning, and Jared scored to put Jack Shack ahead 10-1. Kyle finally escaped the inning by retiring Josh, stranding Austin at third, and Jack Shack had opened up a nine-run lead.

The Guac Boys put a small dent in the deficit in the top of the fourth. With one out, Alec hit a solo homer to right-center, narrowing the deficit to 10-2. Adam retired the next batter, Kyle, to end the inning.

Adam makes a difficult snag for a fly ball out in foul territory.

 

Up eight runs, Jack Shack put the game out of reach in the bottom of the fourth. Adam led off with a solo homer, making the score 11-2. Jared tripled for the second time in the game, and Austin drove him in with an RBI double, putting Jack Shack in front 12-2. Two batters later, Adam hit a one-out RBI single, scoring Austin, and Jack Shack led 13-2. Kyle retired Jared to strand Adam at first, and the Guac Boys trailed by eleven runs.

Adam rolled through the top of the fifth, retiring Mikaela and Bohn in order.

For the first time in the game, Kyle also pitched a perfect frame in the bottom of the fifth, striking out Austin and retiring Josh.

Down eleven heading into the top of the sixth, the Guac Boys showed some heart. Adam retired Alec for the first out, but the next batter, Kyle, hit a solo homer, cutting the score to 13-3. Mikaela tripled, and Bohn drove her in with an RBI single, making the score 13-4. Alec singled, and Kyle emptied the bases with his second bomb of the inning, a three-run shot that cut the Jack Shack lead to 13-7. Jack Shack made a call to the bullpen, bringing Austin to the mound, and his pitching appearance was short and effective. He retired the first batter he faced, Mikaela, ending the inning and the game, giving Jack Shack a 13-7 win.

Kyle creatively crosses home plate after one of his two bombs in the Guac Boys sixth inning rally.

The Guac Boys celebrate at the plate after one of Kyle’s two home runs in the top of the sixth.

The win moved Jack Shack to 6-10 on the season, and the loss dropped the Guac Boys to 6-10 on the season, with both teams tied for second in the season standings.

W: Adam (1-1)
L: Kyle (1-2)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Adam earned the win for Jack Shack, pitching 5.5 innings while allowing seven runs on eleven hits.
– Austin faced one batter in relief, retiring the single batter to end the game.
– Kyle took the loss in a complete game effort for the Guac Boys, giving up thirteen runs on sixteen hits and striking out one in five innings.
– Austin led Jack Shack on offense, going 6-for-7 with two singles, three doubles, a triple, four runs scored, and three RBI.
– Jared went 4-for-6 for Jack Shack, with a single, two triples, a homer, four runs scored, and three RBI.
– Adam and Josh each had three hits for Jack Shack. Adam had a single, a triple, a homer, two runs scored, and three RBI. Josh had two doubles, a home run, three runs scored, and three RBI.
– Alec and Kyle led the Guac Boys in the loss, both going 4-for-6. Alec had two singles, a triple, a homer, three runs scored, and an RBI. Kyle had two singles, two homers, two runs scored, and five RBI.

Short-Handed Shady Characters Nudge Past Jack Shack 5-2

20 Jul

Dylan led Shady Characters in the win, going 4-for-6 with two singles and two homers, including his fourth leadoff homer of the 2022 season.

Despite missing the two most potent bats from their lineup, first place Shady Characters squeezed past Jack Shack 5-2 for yet another victory, moving to 14-1 on the season. Dylan set the pace for Shady Characters, going 4-for-6 rom the leadoff spot with two singles, two homers, and three RBI. Tom pitched the complete game win, allowing only two runs on seven hits, and Shady Characters added yet another notch to their W column.

Josh started on the mound for Jack Shack, and he allowed a leadoff homer to Dylan, the first batter he faced in the top of the first. Tom followed with a triple, and remained at third when Nate followed with a double. Lucas then singled, scoring Tom, and Shady Characters led 2-0. Dylan hit a deep sac fly to center, allowing Nate to tag and score on the play, pushing the Shady Characters lead to 3-0. Josh then retired Tom, stranding Lucas at second and ending the inning.

Austin and Josh each singled to start the bottom of the first for Jack Shack, but Tom buckled down and stranded them. He retired Adam and Jared to leave both runners on base, and the score remained 3-0.

Josh settled down in the top of the second, retiring Nate and Lucas consecutively.

Tom matched him in the bottom half of the inning, sending Austin and Josh down in order.

Dylan led off the top of the third with a single, but Josh stranded him, striking out Tom and retiring Nate to end the inning.

Jack Shack got on the board in the bottom of the third when Adam led off the inning with a solo homer, cutting the score to 3-1. Tom retired the next two batters, Jared and Austin, to end the inning.

Shady Characters got the run back in the top of the fourth. Lucas singled, and he moved from first to third when Dylan followed with a single. With no outs and runners on the corners, Tom doubled, scoring Lucas to extend the Shady Characters lead to 4-1. Josh got the next batter, Nate, to fly out to center, and Dylan was thrown out trying to tag and score on the play, ending the inning.

Tom went 3-for-5 with a single and two doubles and pitched a complete game win, allowing only two runs, as Shady Characters beat Jack Shack despite missing two of their best players

Josh doubled to start the bottom of the fourth, and he scored when Adam followed with an RBI double, making the score 4-2. Tom retired Jared and Austin to strand Adam at second, ending the inning, and Shady Characters led by two runs.

Shady Characters added an insurance run when Dylan hit a one-out solo homer in the top of the fifth, pushing the lead to 5-2. Tom followed with a single, but when Nate also singled, Tom was caught in between second and third, ending the inning.

Tom rolled through the bottom of the fifth, retiring Josh and Adam in order.

Josh retired Lucas and Dylan consecutively in the top of the sixth, and Jack Shack trailed by three runs heading into the bottom of the sixth.

Jared led off the inning with a single, and he moved from first to third when Austin followed with a single. Jack Shack had runners on the corners with no outs and the tying run at the plate, but Tom buckled down to close things out. He retired Josh and Adam to strand both runners, ending the inning and giving Shady Characters the 5-2 win.

The win moved Shady Characters to 14-1 on the season, and the loss dropped Jack Shack to 5-9.

W: Tom (13-1)
L: Josh (2-3)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Tom pitched the complete game win for Shady Characters, allowing two runs on seven hits.
– Josh took the loss in a complete game effort for Jack Shack, giving up five runs on eleven hits and striking out one in six innings.
– Dylan led Shady Characters at the plate, going 4-for-6 with two singles, two homers, two runs scored, and three RBI. His leadoff homer was his fourth on the 2022 season and the eighth of his career, moving him into second place all-time. Only Bob has more career leadoff homers, with 9.
– Tom also had three hits for Shady Characters, going 3-for-5 with a single, a double, a triple, a run scored, and an RBI.
– Adam led Jack Shack on offense in the loss, going 2-for-5 with a double, a homer, a run scored, and two RBI.