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Bryan of Jack Shack Voted Pabst Blue Ribbon Wiffler of the Week for Week 3

21 Jun

Bryan had one of the most unusual weeks in EWL history, personally ending both of Jack Shack’s games with not only walk-off hits, and not only walk-off home runs, but two walk-off inside-the-park home runs. As a result, he was voted by the league as the week 3 Pabst Blue Ribbon Wiffler of the Week.

For the week, he went 4-for-8 with a single, a triple, two home runs, three runs scored, four RBI, and two putouts. His stats weren’t mind blowing, but his timely hitting gave Jack Shack two notches in the victory column, moving them up the standings. He became the first player in EWL regular season history to have two walk-off home runs in the same week.

This is Bryan’s rookie season, and his first time being named PBR Wiffler of the week.

Bryan Hits Second Consecutive Walk-Off Inside-the-Park Homer to Lift Jack Shack Past Guacamol-yay 3-2

28 May

Bryan made EWL history in week 3, hitting walk-off inside-the-park home runs in consecutive games, giving Jack Shack two improbable wins and moving them within a game of first place in the season standings

Down 2-1 with one out in the bottom of the sixth, Jack Shacked had their backs against the wall when Bryan pulled a rabbit out of his hat for the second game in a row, completing a walk-off inside-the-park home run to give Jack Shack an improbable 3-2 victory over Guacamol-yay. Just one game after hitting a walk-off inside-the-park homer with the score tied in the bottom of the sixth, Bryan repeated the unprecedented feat, driving in two runs, including himself, with his team down by a run to secure another win for Jack Shack. Bryan joined Nate of Eastbound and Dahn as only the second player ever to hit two walk-off home runs in one day.

Josh D started on the mound for Jack Shack, and after allowing a lead-off single to Jan, he retired Josh K and Jude to strand the runner, ending the inning.

Josh D tried to help himself out in the bottom of the first, leading off the inning with a triple. But his opposing pitcher, Josh K, stranded him at third, striking out Adam and retiring Bryan, and the score remained tied at zero.

Guacamol-yay took an early lead in the top of the second. Ben singled and moved to third when Jonah followed with a double. Josh D got Jan to ground out to left for the first out of the inning, but Ben scored from third on the play, and Guacamol-yay led 1-0. Josh K followed with an RBI single, scoring Jonah, and the score was 2-0. Josh D got Jude to ground out to center for the second out of the inning, stranding Josh K, and Guacamol-yay led by two.

Josh K prepares to swing at a pitch that will become an RBI single, scoring Jonah from third

Josh K retired the side in order in the bottom of the second, maintaining the two run lead.

Josh D sent Ben and Jonah down consecutively in the top of the third, and Jack Shack would cut into the Guacamol-yay lead in the bottom half of the inning.

Josh D tripled for the second consecutive at-bat to lead off the inning, and he scored on Adam’s sacrifice fly, making the score 2-1. Josh K struck out Bryan to end the inning, and Guacamol-yay led by a run.

Josh D went 3-for-4 at the plate, helping lead Jack Shack on offense

Josh D continued to pitch effectively in the top of the fourth, sending Jan and Josh K down in order.

Dustin started the bottom of the fourth with a single. He moved from first to third when Turbo followed with a single, but Turbo was caught out trying to advance the single into a double. Josh D then singled, putting runners on the corners with one out, but Jack Shack couldn’t even the score. Josh K got Adam to fly out to deep center, stranding two runners and ending the inning.

Ben doubled with one out in the top of the fifth, but Guacamol-yay couldn’t plate the runner, as Josh D struck out Jonah to end the inning.

Bryan singled to lead off the bottom of the fifth, but Jack Shack once again failed to tie the game. Josh K retired Dustin and Turbo to end the inning, and Guacamol-yay held on to a 2-1 lead.

Josh D retired Jan and Josh in order in the top of the sixth, and Jack Shack trailed by a run heading into their final at-bat.

Josh K remained in the game to close things out for Guacamol-yay, and he retired Josh D for the first out in the bottom of the sixth. Down to their last out, Jack Shack held on to hope when Adam singled, putting the tying runner on base. Bryan came to the plate, in a very similar circumstance to Jack Shack’s previous game. Just one game earlier, Bryan hit a walk-off inside-the-park homer with one out in a tied game in the bottom of the sixth, giving Jack Shack a win over Shady Characters. One game later, Bryan broke hearts again, this time, Guacamol-yay’s. He put the ball in play, and after a series of fielding and throwing errors, he raced around the bases. Adam scored to tie the game at 2-2, and several seconds later, Bryan came across home plate to complete the inside-the-park homer, a two-run walk-off home run that gave Jack Shack an unbelievable 3-2 win.

Josh pitched the complete game for Jack Shack, keeping Guacamol-yay’s offense in check and picking up his first win of the 2019 season

The win moved Jack Shack to 4-2 on the season, one game back of Cheap Goats in the standings. Guacamol-yay fell to 1-5 with the loss.

W: Josh D (1-1)
L: Josh K (1-3)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Josh D and Bryan were the only Jack Shack players with multiple hits in the game. Josh went 3-for-4 with a single, two triples, and a run scored. Bryan went 2-for-4 with a single, a home run, a run scored, and two RBI.
– Ben was the only Shady Characters player with multiple hits, and he went 2-for-3 with a single, a double, and a run scored.
– Josh D earned the complete game win for Jack Shack, allowing two runs on five hits and striking out one.
– Josh K took the complete game loss for Guacamol-yay, giving up three runs on eight hits, and striking out two.

Bryan’s Walk-Off Inside-the-Park Home Run Caps 4-3 Jack Shack Win Over Shady Characters

27 May

Bryan had two extra-base hits in the game, including the walk-off inside-the-park homer in the bottom of the sixth that gave Jack Shack a 4-3 win.

Down to their last out before heading to extra-innings, tied at 3-3, Bryan capitalized on a series of Shady Characters’ errors and raced around the bases for a walk-off inside-the-park homer, as Jack Shack won 4-3. It was the first walk-off homer the EWL had seen in nearly a calendar year, the first inside-the-park walk-off in recent memory, and perhaps ever in the history of the league.

Jack Shack celebrate at the plate after the dramatic victory over Shady Characters

Dustin took the mound for Jack Shack, and he retired Shady Characters in order in the top of the first. Jack Shack would provide run support immediately in the bottom of the inning.

Tom K struck out Josh to start the game, but Adam followed with a one-out triple. The next batter, Bryan, also tripled, scoring Adam to put Jack Shack up 1-0. Dustin followed with an RBI single, and Jack Shack led 2-0. Tom K retired Turbo to end the inning, and Jack Shack was ahead by two runs.

Joe led off the top of the second with a double, but Dustin stranded him, retiring Luke and Mike to end the inning, maintaining the two-run lead.

Dustin watches as Turbo snags a fly ball in right field.

Adam doubled with one out in the bottom of the second, but Tom K avoided further damage, retiring Bryan to strand the runner, ending the inning.

Shady Characters got on the board in the top of the third. Dylan led off with a double, and two batters later, Joe hit an RBI single to score him from second, making the score 2-1. Dustin retired Luke for the second out of the inning, and Shady Characters had narrowed the deficit to a run.

Adam continued his hot start to the 2019 season, going 3-for-4 with two doubles and a triple.

Jack Shack made up the run in the bottom of the third. Dustin started the inning with a double, and Turbo followed with a double, putting runners on second and third with no outs. Josh doubled, scoring Dustin, but Turbo was caught in between bases on the play for the first out. In an odd sequence, Josh was also caught in between bases, as both outs were recorded at third base. The run scored, but Jack Shack squandered two base runners, and after three the score was 3-1.

Down two, Shady Characters clawed closer in the top of the fourth. Mike led off with a triple, and he scored from third on a sacrifice fly by Dylan, narrowing the score to 3-2. Dylan retired Tom K to end the inning, and Jack Shack led by a run.

Adam doubled to lead off the bottom of the fourth, but Jack Shack couldn’t capitalize. Tom K retired Bryan for the first out, and then fanned Dustin to end the inning.

Tom K had a strong start on the mound, but didn’t get enough run support, and dropped to 1-3 on the year

Shady Characters evened things up for the first time in the game in the top of the fifth. With one out, Luke hit a high flying solo shot to right-center, and the score was 3-3. Mike followed with his second triple of the game, and although the go-ahead runner was on third, Shady Characters couldn’t take advantage. Dustin retired Dylan to end the inning, stranding the runner, and the game was tied at 3-3.

Tom K retired the side in order in the bottom of the fifth, and Shady Characters had a chance to take the lead in the top of the sixth.

Joe doubled with one out, putting the winning run in scoring position. Dustin continued to strand Shady Characters’ runners, however, as he retired Luke for the second out of the inning, and the score was 3-3 heading into the bottom of the sixth.

Tom K retired Adam for the first time in the game for the first out in the bottom of the sixth, and he was one out away from sending the game to extras. Bryan had other plans. He put the ball in play, and raced around the bases as Shady Characters struggled to field the ball cleanly and get it back to the pitcher’s mound. By the time they had, Bryan had crossed all the bases, including home, for a walk-off inside-the-park homer, giving Jack Shack a 4-3 win.

Dustin earned the complete game win for Jack Shack, allowing three runs on seven hits in six innings, moving to 2-0 on the season.

The win moved Jack Shack to 3-2 on the season, and the loss dropped Shady Characters to 1-4.

W: Dustin (2-0)
L: Tom K (1-3)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Adam led Jack Shack on offense, going 3-for-4 with two doubles, a triple, and a run scored.
– Bryan went 2-for-4 with an RBI triple and the walk-off inside-the-park home run.
– Joe led Shady Characters at the plate, going 3-for-4 with a single, two doubles, and an RBI.
– Dustin earned the win for Jack Shack, pitching the complete game while allowing three runs on seven hits.
– Tom K took the loss for Shady Characters, giving up four runs on nine hits and striking out two.

Norris and Christian Quiet Jack Shack Bats in 6-1 Cheap Goats Victory

20 May

Norris went 3-for-4 with two doubles and a triple and pitched scored innings of relief to lead Cheap Goats in a 6-1 win

Norris went 3-for-4 with two doubles and a triple and pitched four innings of relief as Cheap Goats went up early and held Jack Shack to a single run in a 6-1 victory. Joey, Dave, and Christian each contributed two hits, and Cheap Goats remained undefeated at 4-0 after two weeks of the EWL season.

After pitching a complete game win in the first game of week 2, Christian started on the mound again for Cheap Goats in their second game of the week. He retired Josh and Adam R in order for a scoreless inning in the top of the first.

Norris connects on one of his three hits in the contest

Cheap Goats jumped out to an early lead in the bottom of the first. Joey tripled with one out off Jack Shack’s starter, Adam R, and Norris drove him in with an RBI double, making the score 1-0. Christian then singled, scoring Norris from second, and Cheap Goats led 2-0. Adam then retired Ryan to strand Christian, ending the inning.

Christian continued to roll in the top of the second, sending Dustin and Turbo down in order. Adam R matched him in the bottom of the second, retiring Dave and Joey consecutively.

Christian picked up his second win of the season and week, pitching two scoreless innings to start the game

Christian had reached his innings limit for the week, and Cheap Goats turned to Norris on the mound. The first batter he faced, Josh, tripled. Adam R then hit a sacrifice fly to center, and Josh nearly crossed home to beat the throw, cutting the score to 2-1. Norris then retired Dustin to end the inning.

Dustin leaps to catch a fly ball in left field for Jack Shack

Cheap Goats opened up a big lead in the bottom of the third. Norris doubled, and Christian followed with an RBI single to score him from second, making the score 3-1. Ryan then singled, moving Christian to second. Dave hit an RBI double, scoring Norris to put Cheap Goats ahead 4-1. Adam R got Joey to ground out to center for the first out of the inning, but Christian scored on the play, and the score was 5-1. Norris then tripled for his third extra-base hit of the game, scoring Dave, and Cheap Goats led 6-1. Adam retired Christian to end the inning, and Jack Shack had fallen behind by five runs.

Joey deliberates over a pitch as his teammate Christian watches

Norris rolled in the top of the fourth, retiring Turbo and striking out Josh.

Dave rips one down the line for one of his two hits in the game. He went 2-for-4 with a single and a double.

Dave singled with one out in the bottom of the fourth, and Joey followed with a double, but Dave was caught in between second and third for the second out of the inning, and Jack Shack avoided further damage.

Dustin doubled with one out in the top of the fifth, but Jack Shack couldn’t rally, as Norris retired Turbo to strand the runner and end the inning.

Adam retired Norris and Christian in order in the bottom of the fifth, and Jack Shack trailed by five heading into the final inning.

Adam pitched the complete game for Jack Shack, taking the loss after allowing six runs on ten hits

Josh started the top of the sixth with a single, and he moved from first to third when Adam followed with a double. Jack Shack had two runners in scoring position with no outs, and needed a rally. Dustin hit a high fly ball to shallow center, which Joey caught for an out, and Josh did not test Joey’s arm in attempt to score on a sacrifice. Norris then retired Turbo to strand both runners, ending the inning and the game, as Cheap Goats won 6-1.

Norris was strong on the mound in his first pitching appearance of the 2019 season, giving up only one run on four hits in four innings

Dustin makes contact with a pitch. He went 1-4 with a double.

The win moved Cheap Goats to 4-0 on the season, and the loss dropped Jack Shack to 2-2.

W: Christian (2-0)
L: Adam R (0-1)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Norris led Cheap Goats on offense, going 3-for-4 with two doubles, a triple, two runs scored, and two RBI.
– Dave, Christian, and Joey each had two hits for Cheap Goats. Dave had a single and a double, Joey had a double and a triple, and Christian had two RBI singles.
– Josh was the only Jack Shack player with more than one hit. He went 2-for-4 with a single, a triple, and a run scored.
– Christian started the game for Cheap Goats and picked up the win. He pitched two scoreless innings without giving up a hit or a run.
– Norris pitched four innings of relief for Cheap Goats, allowing one run and four hits.
– Adam R took the loss for Jack Shack, giving up six runs on ten hits.

Dustin Pitches Shutout, Adam Powers Jack Shack Past Shady Characters 4-0

16 May

Dustin, who pitched a complete game shutout in the 4-0 Jack Shack win, delivers a pitch to Joe of Shady Characters

Adam R went 3-for-5 with a single, a double, a homer, and three RBI, and Dustin, in his first appearance of 2019, pitched a complete game shutout, as Jack Shack topped Shady Characters 4-0. Dustin stranded Shady Characters runners throughout the game, and Adam’s two-run homer in the top of the fifth put Jack Shack ahead for good.

Tom K took the mound for Shady Characters, and he fell behind early in the top of the first. Josh D led off with a single, and he moved from first to third when Adam R followed with a double. Dustin his a fly ball, which was caught for an out, but Josh tagged and scored on the sacrifice fly to make the score 1-0. Adam R was pegged by Tom K trying to advance home as well, ending the inning.

Dylan of Shady Characters ropes the ball into center field, where Josh of Jack Shack fielded it for an out

Dustin started for Jack Shack, and he gave up a one-out double to Tom K. Shady Characters couldn’t capitalize, however, as Dustin stranded the first of many runners when he retired Dylan to end the inning.

Turbo led off the top of the second with a double, but Tom K escaped the inning without damage, retiring Josh and Adam R to strand him at second, and the score remained 1-0.

Luke, making his EWL debut in place of Tom W, the week 1 Wiffler of the Week who was out for week 2, singled with one out in his first career at-bat. Joe followed with a single, putting runners at first and third. Dustin got out of the jam unscathed, however, retiring Tom K, who flew out to the mound, stranding both runners and ending the inning.

Dustin doubled to lead off the top of the third, but Tom K once again got out of the inning without deepening the deficit, retiring Turbo and Josh to end the inning with the score 1-0.

Adam R of Jack Shack snags a fly ball in left field

Dylan doubled to start the bottom of the third, but for the third consecutive inning, Dustin stranded a runner in scoring position, retiring Mike and Luke to end the inning, preserving Jack Shack’s one run lead.

Tom K retired the side in order in the top of the fourth, sending Adam R and Dustin down consecutively.

Tom K approaches a fly ball along the first base line as the rest of the EWL watches on

Tom K singled with one out in the bottom of the fourth, but Shady Characters couldn’t advance him, as Dustin retired Dylan to end the inning, the score was 1-0 through four.

Jack Shack would extend their lead in the top of the fifth. Turbo led off with a double, and two batters later, Adam hit a two-run blast to right-center, putting Jack Shack ahead 3-0. Tom K retired Dustin to end the inning, and Shady Characters trailed by three.

Adam R swings at a pitch which he would connect on for a two-run homer. He led Jack Shack on offense, going 3-for-5 with a single, double, home run, and three RBI.

Dustin continued to roll in the bottom of the fifth. Shady Characters failed to get a base runner, and Dustin retired the side in order.

Jack Shack added one insurance run in the top of the sixth. Josh doubled with one out, and Adam drove him in with an RBI single that extended their lead to 4-0. Dustin was retired to end the inning, and Shady Characters would have to score four runs in the bottom of the sixth to extend the game.

Tom K of Shady Characters takes a cut at a pitch from Dustin on another beautiful night at the Wiffle Diamond in Shadyside

Joe led off with a single in the bottom of the sixth, and Shady Characters had life. But it was extinguished quickly. Tom K hit a fly ball toward the first base line. Dustin caught it for an out and simultaneously stepped on first base while Joe was off the bag. The double play ended the inning and the game, giving Jack Shack a 4-0 win.

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

W: Dustin (1-0)
L: Tom K (1-1)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Adam R led Jack Shack at the plate, going 3-for-5 with a single, a double, a home run, a run scored, and three RBI.
– Tom K led Shady Characters on offense, going 2-for-4 with a single and a double.
– Dustin pitched the complete game shutout for Jack Shack, allowing no runs on six hits.
– Tom K took the loss for Shady Characters, giving up four runs on eight hits in six innings pitched.

Jack Shack Outlasts Guacamol-yay 3-2 in Pitcher’s Duel

10 May

Adam R pitched the complete game win for Jack Shack, and he also hit his first home run of the 2019 season in the first inning

Adam R of Jack Shack pitched a complete game win, allowing only two runs despite surrendering ten hits, as Guacamol-yay left runners on base and couldn’t capitalize with runners in scoring position in a 3-2 loss. Josh D and Bryan each contributed two hits for Jack Shack in their first win of the season, and Guacamol-yay finished week one winless.

After pitching in relief in their first game of the season, Josh K started on the mound for Guacamol-yay. He retired Josh D to start the game, but the next batter, Adam R, crushed a solo homer to right-center, putting Jack Shack up 1-0.

Josh K delivers a pitch to Turbo of Jack Shack on a beautiful night at the Wiffle Diamond

Guacamol-yay bounced back in the bottom of the first to tie the game. Adam doubled to lead off, and Cory drove him in with an RBI single, making the score 1-1. Two batters later, Jude singled to put runners on first and second with one out, but Adam R escaped the first of many jams, retiring Ben to strand both runners and end the inning.

Josh D tripled with one out in the top of the second, but the score remained tied, as Josh K retired Adam R to strand Josh D at third, ending the inning.

Adam singled to start the bottom of the second for Guacamol-yay, and Cory followed with a double to put runners on second and third with no outs. Guacamol-yay couldn’t plate a runner, however, as Adam R got Josh K to fly out out to the mound, and Jude to ground out to the mound, ending the inning and maintaining the 1-1 tie.

Josh K connects on a pitch from Adam R

Jack Shack would pull ahead in the top of the third. Bryan tripled to lead off, and Turbo drove him in with an RBI double, putting Jack Shack ahead 2-1. Josh D then singled, scoring Turbo from second, and Jack Shack led 3-1. Adam R hit a sacrifice fly, moving Josh D into scoring position at second, but the rally would end there. Josh K got Bryan to ground out to center for the second out, stranding Josh D at second, ending the inning.

Guacamol-yay narrowed the lead in the bottom of the third. Ben led off with a single, and two batters later, Cory hit an RBI double to score him from first, making the score 3-2. The tying run was in scoring position, but Adam R stranded another runner, retiring Josh K for the second out of the inning.

Cory went 4-for-4 with a single and three doubles in the Guacamol-yay loss

Josh K retired Jack Shack in order in the top of the fourth, and Adam R matched him, sending Jude and Ben of Guacamol-yay down consecutively in the bottom of the fourth.

Josh K fanned Adam R to start the top of the fifth. Bryan followed with a one-out single, but Jack Shack couldn’t extend the lead, as Turbo was retired to end the inning with the score remaining 3-2.

Adam R of Jack Shack catches a fly ball at the pitcher’s mound to record an out

Cory doubled with one out in the bottom of the fifth for his fourth hit of the game. Adam R continued to avoid damage, however, retiring Josh K to strand the tying run at second, ending the fifth with the score 3-2.

Josh K sent Josh D and Adam R down in order in the top of the sixth, and Guacamol-yay needed one run to extend the game in the bottom of the sixth.

Josh K was effective on the mound, allowing only three runs on six hits, but didn’t get enough run support from his offense, and took the loss for Guacamol-yay

Jude led off the inning with a double, and the tying run was on second with no outs. Ben followed with a single, putting runners on the corners, and both the tying and go-ahead runs were on base for Guacamol-yay. Once again, and for the final time, Adam R got out of a jam when Adam grounded out to the mound, and Adam R stepped on the mound with Ben in between bases, completing a double play that ended the inning and the game.

The 3-2 victory moved Jack Shack to 1-1 on the year, and Guacamol-yay fell to 0-2.

W: Adam R (1-0)
L: Josh K (0-1)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Josh D and Bryan each had two hits to lead Jack Shack at the plate. Josh D went 2-for-5 with a single, a triple, and an RBI. Bryan went 2-for-4 with a single, a triple, and a run scored.
– Cory went a perfect 4-for-4 to lead Guacamol-yay on offense. He has a single, three doubles, and two RBI.
– Adam R pitched the complete game for Jack Shack, allowing two runs on ten hits.
– Josh K took the complete game loss for Guacamol-yay, giving up three runs on six hits and striking out one.

Cheap Goats Rally Late to Top Jack Shack 7-4 in 2019 EWL Season Opener

8 May

Dinger went 2-for-4 at the plate, with a two-run homer, a single, a sacrifice fly and three RBI, in addition to earning a complete game win in Cheap Goats 7-4 victory over Jack Shack.

After trailing 4-3 at the midpoint of the first game of the 2019 EWL season, Cheap Goats rallied with four unanswered runs in the final two innings to pull ahead of Jack Shack and win 7-4. Joey went 4-for-5 with four doubles to lead Cheap Goats, and Dinger pitched the complete game win, finishing the outing with four scoreless innings.

EWL veteran Josh delivers a pitch to EWL commish Joey in the 2019 EWL season opener.

Cheap Goats scored the first run of the EWL season right away, when Jordan led off the top of the first with a double, and Joey drove him in with an RBI double that made the score 1-0. Josh, Jack Shack’s starter, then retired Dinger and EWL rookie, Emily, to end the inning.

Jack Shack bounced back in the bottom of the first, tying the game. Josh started the inning with a double, and two batters later, Brian drove him in with an RBI single in the first at-bat of his wiffle career.

Josh, who went 4-for-5 to lead Jack Shack, awaits a pitch at the plate while his teammates watch.

With the score tied at 1-1, Josh retired Cheap Goats in order in the top of the second.

Jack Shack would pull ahead in the bottom of the second. Adam tripled with one out, and Bryan drove him in with an RBI double that put Jack Shack ahead 2-1. Turbo followed with a two-run blast to left-center, and Jack Shack led 4-1. Josh followed with a double, but Dinger retired Adam to escape the inning.

Bryan reached base safely in his first two career EWL at-bats, going 2-for-5 with a single, a double, a run scored, and an RBI.

Cheap Goats would claw back in the top of the third. Joey led off the inning with a double, and Dinger followed with a two-run homer than made the score 4-3. Two batters later, Dave registered his first career wiffle hit with a one-out double, but Josh stranded him, retiring Jordan to end the inning and preserve the one-run lead.

Dinger was effective in his first start of 2019, allowing four runs on nine hits in the complete game win.

Dinger retired the side in order in the bottom of the third, and the score remained 4-3.

Josh matched Dinger in the top of the fourth, sending Joey and Dinger down consecutively.

Josh leaves the mound to catch a fly ball hit by Jordan.

Josh led off the bottom of the fourth with a double, but Jack Shack couldn’t extend the lead, as Dinger retired Adam to strand Josh at second, ending the inning.

Down 4-3, Cheap Goats would take the lead in the top of the fifth. Dave doubled with one out, and Jordan followed with an RBI double that tied the game at 4-4. Joey then doubled, scoring Jordan and giving Cheap Goats a 5-4 lead. Dinger followed with a single, putting runners on first and third. Emily hit an RBI single, the first hit of her EWL career, scoring Joey to extend the Cheap Goats lead to 6-4. Josh retired Dave to end the inning, and Jack Shack trailed by two runs.

Joey went 4-for-5 to lead Cheap Goats, and all four of his hits were doubles, one shy of the single-game EWL record.

Turbo led off the bottom of the fifth with a double off the fence, but was caught out as he ran past second base. Josh followed with a triple, his fourth extra-base hit of the game, but Dinger got out of the jam when Adam hit a line drive to right-center that Joey snagged for the second out of the inning.

Cheap Goats would add an insurance run in the top of the sixth. Jordan singled to lead off the inning, and Joey doubled to put two runners in scoring position with no outs. Dinger hit a high fly in right field territory, which Josh caught for an out, but Jordan tagged to score on the play, extending the Cheap Goats lead to 7-4. Josh then retired Emily to end the inning, and Jack Shack trailed by three heading into the bottom of the sixth.

Jordan went 3-for-5 for Cheap Goats, with a single, two doubles, an RBI, and three runs scored.

Dinger closed things out quietly in the final frame, retiring Bryan and Turbo in order, giving Cheap Goats the 7-4 opening game victory.

The win moved Cheap Goats to 1-0 on the season, and the loss dropped Jack Shack to 0-1.

W: Dinger (1-0)
L: Josh (0-1)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Joey led Cheap Goats on offense, going 4-for-5 with four doubles, two runs scored, and two RBI.
– Josh led Jack Shack at the plate, going 4-for-5 with three doubles, a triple, and a run scored.
– Dinger pitched the complete game win for Cheap Goats, allowing four runs on nine hits.
– Josh took the complete game loss for Jack Shack, giving up seven runs on twelve hits.