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Erich and Joey Power Cookies & Cream Past Eastbound & Dahn 11-1

5 Aug

Cookies & Cream celebrate at the plate after one of Erich’s three homers in the 11-1 Cookies & Cream win

Joey and Erich combined to go 11-for-12 as Joey went 6-for-6 with four doubles and Erick went 5-for-6 with three home runs in the 11-1 Cookies & Cream win over Eastbound & Dahn. Guthrie pitched the complete game win for Cookies & Cream, allowing only a single run, and Cookies & Cream clinched the #2 seed in the 2017 EWL playoffs.

Guthrie retired the Eastbound side in order in the top of the first, and Cookies would get on the board early in the bottom of the inning. Erich hit a one-out triple, and he scored when Joey followed with an RBI double that made the score 1-0. Christian, Eastbound & Dahn’s starter, then retired Guthrie to end the inning.

Eastbound evened things up in the top of the second. Adam singled with one out, and BK followed with an RBI double, scoring Adam from first to tie the game at 1-1. Guthrie then retired Nate O, ending the inning.

Erich went 5-for-6 with three home runs and six RBI to help lead Cookies & Cream to the win, clinching the #2 seed in the playoffs

Cookies bounced right back in the bottom of the second, taking the lead back. Christian retired Jordan for the first out of the inning, but Erich followed with a solo homer, putting Cookies ahead 2-1. Joey then doubled, and scored when Guthrie followed with an RBI double to make the score 3-1. Christian retired Jordan to end the inning, and Cookies led by two.

It looked as if Eastbound would threaten in the top of the third, but they couldn’t capitalize on their base runners. Nate C singled with one out, and he moved to third on an Adam double, putting the tying runs in scoring position. Guthrie buckled down, however, retiring BK to strand both runners, and the score remained 3-1.

Guthrie, who allowed one run on five hits in the complete game win, delivers a pitch to Nate O of Eastbound & Dahn

Cookies would open up a big lead in the bottom of the third. Joey doubled with one out, and he scored from second on Guthrie’s RBI single, making the score 4-1. Jordan then tripled, scoring Guthrie and putting Cookies ahead 5-1. Erich followed with a two-run blast, his second homer of the game, and Cookies & Cream led 7-1. Joey followed with his fourth double in as many at-bats, but the big inning would end there, as Christian retired Guthrie for the second out, stranding the runner.

Down six runs, Eastbound went down in order in the top of the fourth, and Cookies would extend the lead even further in the bottom half of the inning. Jordan singled, and Erich followed with his second consecutive two-run homer, putting the Cookies & Cream lead at 9-1. Joey then made it back-to-back homers, and his solo shot made the score 10-1. Guthrie followed with a double, and two batters later, Erich hit an RBI single with one out to push the lead to 11-1. Erich was caught trying to extend the hit into a double, ending the inning.

Adam singled with one out in the top of the fifth, but Eastbound couldn’t advance him, as Guthrie retired BK to strand the runner and end the inning.

Joey singled to start the bottom of the fifth, but the Cookies lead would remain at ten runs, as Christian retired Guthrie and Jordan to end the inning.

Down ten, Eastbound went quietly in the top of the sixth. Guthrie retired Nate O and Christian to end the inning and the game, and Cookies & Cream defeated Eastbound 11-1 in their final matchup of the 2017 season.

The win moved Cookies & Cream to 11-8 for the season, and the loss dropped Eastbound & Dahn to 2-17.

W: Guthrie (2-2)
L: Christian (1-6)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Guthrie pitched the complete game win for Cookies & Cream, allowing one run on five hits in six innings.
– Christian took the loss for Eastbound, giving up eleven runs on sixteen hits in five innings pitched.
– Joey led Cookies & Cream on offense, going 6-for-6 with a single, four doubles, a home run, three runs scored, and two RBI.
– Erich also went 5-for-6 for Cookies, with a single, a triple, three home runs, four runs scored, and six RBI.
– Adam led Eastbound & Dahn at the plate, going 3-for-3 with two singles, a double, and a run scored.

Questionable Outfit Destroy Eastbound & Dahn 25-1 in Historic Beatdown

5 Aug

Bob went 9-for-10 in the lopsided Questionable Outfit victory, and was one of three Questionable Outfit players to hit for the cycle

In one of the most lopsided games in the history of the EWL, Questionable Outfit relentlessly pounded Eastbound & Dahn, crushing the ball at-bat after at-bat and capitalizing on countless fielding errors in a 25-1 victory that was out of hand immediately. Mike went a perfect 10-for-10, perhaps the greatest single game performance in league history, his teammate, Bob, went 9-for-10, and Mike, Bob, and Tom became the first three teammates in EWL history to hit for the cycle in one game. Tom pitched a complete game, allowing one run on four hits, as Eastbound & Dahn hit their low point as an EWL franchise and Questionable Outfit sealed their position as the team to beat in 2017.

Christian started on the mound for Eastbound & Dahn, and he would end the game in the record books. He gave up a single to Bob, the game’s first batter, and two hitters later, Mike hit an RBI triple, his first of ten hits, to make the score 1-0. Christian then retired Miller to end the inning.

Eastbound & Dahn showed a glimpse of life in the bottom of the first when Nate O led off with a solo homer to left-center, tying the game at 1-1. Tom retired the next two batters, ending the inning, and the game would go downhill from there.

Questionable Outfit would score nine runs in the top of the second, and would lead 10-1 by the end of the inning. Bob doubled to lead off the inning, and he scored on Tom’s RBI single to make the score 2-1. Mike singled to put runners on the corners, and two batters later, Bob singled to score Tom, and the score was 3-1. Tom then singled to score Mike, making the score 4-1, and Mike cleared the bases with an RBI double that put Questionable ahead 6-1. Miller then doubled to score Mike, pushing the score to 7-1, and Bob followed with a two-run homer, his third hit of the inning, to extend the lead to 9-1. Tom then tripled for his third hit of the inning, and he scored when Mike doubled for his third hit of the inning, making the score 10-1. Christian finally escaped the inning when Miller grounded out to center for the second out.

Adam singled with one out in the bottom of the second, but Eastbound couldn’t advance him, as Tom retired BK to strand the runner and end the inning.

Mike, who makes a running catch in left field, had a historic performance at the plate, going 10-for-10 and hitting for the cycle in Questionable Outfit’s 25-1 win

Questionable Outfit would continue to pour it on in the top of the third, scoring six more runs to extend their lead to 16-1. Bob led off the inning with a solo homer, making the score 11-1. Tom followed with a double, and he moved to third when Mike singled, putting runners on the corners. After Miller flew out to the mound, Bob hit an RBI triple, scoring both runners to make the score 13-1. Tom then doubled, scoring Bob from third, and the score was 14-1. Mike homered to complete the cycle for the second game in a row, and Questionable led 16-1. Miller then grounded out to left for the second out of the inning.

Tom fanned Nate O for the first out in the bottom of the third, and after Christian doubled, Tom stranded him, retiring Helal to end the inning.

Questionable scored six runs once again in the top of fourth, and they led 22-1 following the fourth inning. Bob tripled to start the inning, and he scored when Tom grounded out to left for the first out of the inning, making the score 17-1. Mike then tripled, and he scored on a Miller RBI double, which pushed the score to 18-1. Bob doubled, scoring Miller, to make the score 19-1. Tom then cleared the bases with a two-run homer, making him the third Questionable Outfit player in the game to hit for the cycle, and the score was 21-1. Mike then hit a solo homer to make the score 22-1, and the inning finally ended when Miller flew out to the mound for the second out of the inning.

Adam tripled with one out in the bottom of the fourth, but Eastbound & Dahn couldn’t crack into the lead, as Tom retired BK to strand the runner and end the inning.

Questionable Outfit added three more runs in the top of the fifth. Bob and Tom each singled, and Mike drove them both in with a three-run shot to left, his second homer of the game. Christian retired the next two batters to end the inning, and Questionable Outfit led 25-1.

Tom retired the side in order in the bottom of the fifth.

After allowing twenty-five runs in the first five innings, Christian allowed two hits to Tom and Mike in the top of the sixth, but no runs, and Eastbound & Dahn would head into the bottom of the sixth trailing by two dozen runs.

Tom ended the game quickly in the bottom half of the inning, retiring the side in order, giving Questionable Outfit the win.

The win moved Questionable to 15-3 on the season, and the loss dropped Eastbound & Dahn to 2-16.

W: Tom (1-1)
L: Christian (1-5)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Tom pitched the complete game win for Questionable Outfit, allowing one run on four hits and striking out one in six innings pitched.
– Christian pitched the complete game loss for Eastbound & Dahn, and entered the record book for most runs and hits allowed in a game. He gave up twenty-five runs on twenty-nine hits in six innings.
– Mike led Questionable Outfit at the plate, going a perfect 10-for-10 with two singles, four doubles, two triples, two home runs, seven runs scored, and ten RBI, also hitting for the cycle.
– Bob also hit for the cycle, going 9-for-10 with three singles, two doubles, two triples, two home runs, nine runs scored, and seven RBI.
– Tom hit for the cycle as well, going 8-for-10 with two singles, four doubles, a triple, a home run, seven runs scored, and six RBI.
– Adam led Eastbound & Dahn on offense, going 2-for-2 with a single and a triple.

Erich’s Bat and Dinger’s Arm Lift Cookies & Cream in Tight 2-1 Win Over Ham Slams

4 Aug

Dinger was in control all game against the Ham Slams, and stranded runners on multiple occasions to earn the complete game win for Cookies & Cream

Erich’s two solo home runs were the difference in Cookies & Cream’s 2-1 win over the Ham Slams, and Dinger pitched a complete game, allowing only one run on six hits, a third inning home run to Dustin. The win gave Cookies & Cream a 4-3 edge in the seven game season series between the teams, which could play an important factor in playoff seeding.

Dan took the mound for the Ham Slams, and he rolled through the top of the first, retiring the side in order. Dinger allowed a one-out triple to Levi Sanders in the bottom of the first, but he stranded the runner, retiring Dustin to end the inning with the game scoreless.

Joey led off the top of the second with a double, but Cookies couldn’t plate him, as Dan retired Dinger and Jordan to strand the runner and end the inning. Dinger matched him in the bottom half, retiring the Ham Slams in order.

Cookies got on the board in the top of the third when Erich led off the inning with a solo homer to right, making the score 1-0. Joey followed with a double, and it looked as if Cookies would string together some hits. But Dan buckled down, retiring Dinger and Jordan to end the inning while only allowing a single run.

The Ham Slams even things up in the bottom of the third when Dustin hit a one-out solo homer to left-center, tying the game at 1-1. They couldn’t take the lead, as Dinger retired Steve to end the inning.

Dan races toward the first base line to catch a fly ball to retire Jordan

Erich started the top of the fourth with a single, but he wouldn’t advance past first, as Dan sent down Joey and Dinger, and the score remained 1-1. Levi Sanders hit his second triple of the game with one out in the bottom of the fourth, but the Slams couldn’t pull ahead, as Dinger retired Dustin to strand him, maintaining the tie.

Cookies would pull ahead again in the top of the fifth. With one out, Erich launched his second solo shot of the game, a towering bomb to right that put Cookies & Cream ahead 2-1.

The Slams looked like they’d bounce back again in the bottom of the fifth. Steve led off with a double, and he moved to third on a Dan single, putting runners on the corners and no outs. The Ham Slams had the tying run in scoring position and the lead run on base, but they couldn’t capitalize. Dinger got Sanders to fly out to shallow right, and Dustin flew out to deep left, stranding both runners, and the Slams trailed 2-1.

Jordan goes up to grab a fly ball in shallow right field

Dan sent Cookies & Cream down in order in the top of the sixth, and the Ham Slams needed a run to extend the game.

With one out, Dan doubled, putting the tying run in scoring position. But yet again, the Slams stranded a runner, as Dinger retired Sanders for the second out, ending the game and giving Cookies & Cream the 2-1 win.

The win moved Cookies & Cream to 10-8 on the season, and the loss dropped the Ham Slams to 9-9.

W: Dinger (3-2)
L: Dan (2-1)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Dinger pitched the complete game win for Cookies & Cream, allowing only one run on six hits in six innings pitched.
– Dan took the loss for the Ham Slams, giving up two runs on five hits in six innings.
– Erich led Cookies & Cream on offense, going 3-for-4 with a single, two home runs, two runs scored, and two RBI.
– Joey had the only other hits for Cookies & Cream, going 2-for-4 with two doubles.
– Levi Sanders led the Ham Slams at the plate, going 2-for-5 with two triples.

Jordan Throws One-Hitter, Joey Hits for Cycle as Cookies & Cream Roll Eastbound & Dahn 9-0

4 Aug

Jordan was out one away from pitching a perfect game, allowing only one hit in a shutout win, retiring the first eleven batters he faced. He also went 4-for-7 at the plate with four doubles.

Jordan was dominant on the mound, allowing only a single hit after retiring the games first eleven batters, finishing just one out shy of a perfect game, as Cookies & Cream easily defeated Eastbound & Dahn 9-0. Jordan had all the run support that he needed from the Cookies & Cream offense, as he doubled four times himself, and Joey hit for the cycle, going 5-for-6 with four RBI.

BK started on the mound for Eastbound, and he retired the side in order in the top of the first, sending Jordan and Erich down consecutively. It would be his last perfect inning. Jordan matched him in the bottom of the first, retiring the first two of what would be eleven straight batters retired.

Dinger singled with one out in the top of the second, but BK remained strong through two innings, retiring Jordan to strand the runner and end the inning. Jordan once again sent two Eastbound batters down in order in the bottom of the inning.

Cookies & Cream would get on the board in the top of the third. Erich singled to lead off, and Joey followed with a two-run homer to left, making the score 2-0. Two batters later Jordan doubled, but BK would only allow two runs, retiring Erich to strand the runner and end the inning. Jordan would send Nate C and BK down in order in the bottom of the third.

Cookies extended their lead in the top of the fourth. Joey led off with a double, and he scored when Dinger followed with a double, making the Cookies lead 3-0. Jordan then doubled to score Dinger, and the score was 4-0. Erich singled to put runners on the corners, and Joey cleared the bases with an RBI triple, putting Cookies ahead 6-0. Dinger hit a sac fly to score Joey from third, pushing the lead to 7-0. Jordan followed with his third double of the game, but he was once again stranded at second, as BK retired Erich to end the inning after allowing five runs. Jordan rolled through the bottom of the fourth, retiring his seventh and eighth straight hitters.

Joey doubled to start the top of the fifth, and he moved to third on Dinger’s second consecutive sac fly. BK would escape the inning without damage, as he retired Jordan to strand Joey at third, ending the inning. Jordan retired Kyle and Adam in order in the bottom of the fifth, and he was one inning away from a perfect game.

Cookies would add a few insurance runs in the sixth. Erich led off the inning with a solo shot, making the score 8-0. Joey then singled, completing the cycle, and he moved to third when Dinger grounded out for the first out of the inning. Jordan then doubled for the fourth time in the game, scoring Joey, and pushing the Cookies lead to 9-0. Christian, who had entered the game to replace BK, retired Erich to end the inning, and Eastbound trailed by nine.

Jordan watches as BK’s lazy fly ball falls into right field between Erich and Dinger for a single, breaking up the no hitter in the bottom of the sixth.

Jordan retired Nate C to start the bottom of the sixth, and he was one out away from history. BK came to the plate, and he spoiled it. He hit a looping fly ball to right-center that fell in, and he made it first safely for a single. After retiring eleven straight hitters to start the game, Jordan allowed a single to what would have been the final batter of the game, ending his no-hit bid. Jordan would retire Nate, the next batter, to end the inning and the game. Despite allowing a hit, he completed the shutout, as Cookies & Cream won 9-0.

The win moved Cookies & Cream to 9-8 on the year, and the loss dropped Eastbound & Dahn to 2-15 for the season.

W: Jordan (5-3)
L: BK (1-6)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Jordan pitched the complete game shutout win for Cookies & Cream, allowing only one hit.
– BK took the loss for Eastbound, giving up seven runs on eleven hits in five innings.
– Christian pitched one inning of relief, allowing two runs on three hits.
– Joey led Cookies & Cream at the plate, going 5-for-6 with a single, two doubles, a triple, a home run, four runs scored, and four RBI.
– BK had Eastbound & Dahns only hit, a single.

Mike Hits for Cycle as Questionable Outfit Top Ham Slams 6-1

3 Aug

Mike, who went five-for-five to lead Questionable, celebrates with Tom at the plate after his third inning solo homer

Mike went a perfect 5-for-5 and hit for the cycle, and Miller was firmly in control on the mound, allowing only one run on four hits, as Questionable Outfit beat the Ham Slams 6-1 to extend their lead in the EWL season standings.

Miller retired the Ham Slams in order in the top of the first, and his offense got on the board in the bottom half of the inning. Bob singled to lead off the game, and two batters later, Mike doubled to score Bob, making the score 1-0.

Levi Sanders (filling in for Josh, out on vacation) tripled in the top of the second, but the Ham Slams couldn’t tie the game, as Miller retired Dan to strand the runner and end the inning.

Dustin, the Ham Slams’ starter, rolled through the bottom of the second, retiring Bob and Tom consecutively.

Miller continued to pitch effectively in the third, sending Steve and Dustin down in order.

Questionable Outfit would open up a sizable lead in the bottom of the third. Mike led off the inning with a solo homer, putt Questionable ahead 2-0. Miller doubled, and he scored from second on a Bob groundout to center, making the score 3-0. Tom followed with a solo blast, extending the Questionable lead to 4-0. Mike then tripled, and he scored when Miller followed with an RBI triple, pushing the score to 5-0. Bob hit an RBI single to score Miller from third, putting Questionable ahead 6-0, but he was caught trying to extend the hit into a double, ending the inning.

Down six runs, the Slams couldn’t cut into the Questionable lead in the fourth. Sanders led off the inning with a single, but Miller continued to strand runners for Questionable, retiring Dan and Steve to end the inning.

Tom and Mike each singled to start the bottom of the fourth (giving Mike the cycle in four at-bats), and it looked as if Questionable Outfit would open up a huge lead. Dustin buckled down, however, retiring Miller and Bob to avoid further damage, stranding two runners and ending the inning.

The Ham Slams continued to struggle at the plate in the top of the fifth. Dustin and Sanders were retired in order, and the Questionable lead remained 6-0.

Mike tripled with one out in the bottom of the fifth, making him five-for-five, but Questionable couldn’t score him, as Dustin retired Miller to end the inning and send the game to the sixth.

Dan’s solo homer in the sixth was the Ham Slams only offensive production in the game

With their backs against the wall, the Slams got on the board, but couldn’t engineer a big rally. Dan led off the top of the sixth with a solo homer to left, breaking up Miller’s shutout bid. Two batters later, Dustin hit a one-out single, but the inning would end shortly after when Miller retired Sanders to strand Dustin, ending the inning and the game with Questionable Outfit winning 6-1.

The win moved Questionable Outfit to 14-3 on the season, and the loss dropped the Ham Slams to 9-8.

W: Miller (6-2)
L: Dustin (5-3)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Miller pitched the complete game win for Questionable Outfit, allowing one run on four hits in six innings.
– Dustin took the loss for the Ham Slams, giving up six runs on eleven hits in five innings.
– Mike led Questionable Outfit on offense, going 5-for-5 with a single, a double, two triples, a home run, two runs scored, and two RBI.
– Levi Sanders led the Ham Slams at the plate, going 2-for-4 with a single and a triple.

Dustin Homers Twice and Pitches Ham Slams Past Cookies & Cream in Narrow Victory

1 Aug

Dustin had three hits, including two home runs, and also pitched the complete game win for the Ham Slams as they passed Cookies & Cream in the season standings

Dustin had two homers, three RBI, and pitched the complete game win the for Ham Slams as they held on to beat Cookies & Cream 5-4, passing Cookies & Cream in the tight race for second place in the regular season standings. With the win, the Ham Slams held a one game lead over Cookies & Cream.

Jordan started for Cookies, and the Ham Slams got to him early. Dan doubled with one out in the top of the first, and he scored from second on Josh’s RBI single to make the score 1-0. Jordan then retired Dustin to end the inning, and the Slams led by a run.

Dustin rolled through the bottom of the first, retiring the side in order. The Slams continued to swing the bat well in the top of the second, extending their lead.

Dan singled with one out, and he scored from first on a Josh single that made the score 2-0. Dustin then hit his first of two homers in the game, providing his own run support to put the Slams ahead 4-0. Steve followed with a triple, but Jordan avoided a disastrous inning, retiring Dan for the second out.

Dustin retired Dinger and Jordan in order in the bottom of the second, and the Slams continued to lead 4-0.

The Slams would add one more run in the top of the third when Dustin hit a one out solo homer to center, putting the Slams ahead 5-0. Steve then doubled, but Jordan stranded him again, retiring Dan to end the inning.

Josh connects on a single in the second innings. He had two hits and two RBI in the game.

Jordan would get some run support starting in the bottom of the third. After Dustin retired Joey to make it five straight outs to start the game, Erich launched a solo homer to right center, putting Cookies on the board. Dustin then retired Dinger to end the inning, and the score was 5-1.

Jordan pitched his first perfect frame in the top of the fourth, retiring the side in order. Dustin matched him in the bottom half of the inning, and the score remained 5-1.

Dan tripled to start the top of the fifth, but the Slams couldn’t add to their lead. Jordan fanned Josh for the first out of the inning, and Dustin grounded out to end the inning, stranding the runner at third.

Cookies would pull closer in the bottom of the fifth. Erich tripled to lead off, and two batters later, Jordan singled to score him, making the score 5-2. Joey, hitless in the game so far, followed with a two-run homer to left, cutting the score to 5-4. Erich then doubled, putting the tying runner in scoring position. However, Dustin escaped with a lead, retiring Dinger to strand the runner and end the inning.

Dustin led off the top of the sixth with a single, but he was doubled off when he was caught out on a Steve fly ball, ending the inning.

Cookies trailed by one heading into their final at-bat, but they couldn’t rally. Dustin sent Jordan and Joey down consecutively, ending the inning and giving the Ham Slams the 5-4 win.

The win moved the Ham Slams to 9-7 on the season, one game ahead of Cookies & Cream, who dropped to 8-8 with the loss.

W: Dustin (5-2)
L: Jordan (4-3)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Dustin pitched the complete game win for the Ham Slams, allowing four runs on five hits in six innings.
– Jordan took the loss for Cookies & Cream, giving up five runs on ten hits and striking out one in six innings.
– Dustin also led the Ham Slams at the plate, going 3-for-5 with a single, two home runs, two runs scored, and three RBI.
– Erich led Cookies & Cream on offense, going 3-for-4 with a double, a triple, a home run, two runs scored, and an RBI.

Questionable Outfit Walk Off in Bottom of Sixth with 6-5 Win Over Eastbound & Dahn

1 Aug

Miller had five hits in the game, going 5-for-6 with two singles, two doubles, and a triple.

Eastbound & Dahn battled back and forth with Questionable Outfit all game, pushing the first place squad to the limit before surrendering one too many base runners late in the game. After allowing Eastbound to tie the game twice, Questionable walked off with a win in the bottom of the sixth thanks to hits from Tom and Miller.

Norris, playing in place of Bob on paternity leave, took the mound for Questionable. He allowed a one out single to Ruby in the top of the first, but avoided damage, retiring Nate O to strand the runner and end the inning.

Adam made his first career pitching appearance starting for Eastbound & Dahn, and he did well early, sending Mike and Tom down in order in the bottom of the first.

Norris rolled through the top of the second for Questionable, retiring the Eastbound side in order, and he would get run support in the bottom half of the inning.

Norris, filling in for Bob, makes a catch at the mound

Miller led off the bottom of the second with a triple, and he scored on a Norris ground out to center, making the score 1-0. Mike followed with a triple, and Tom drove him in with an RBI single to make the score 2-0. Miller then singled, and Questionable Outfit had two runners on. Adam buckled down, retiring Norris to strand both runners, avoiding a disastrous inning.

Down 2-0, Eastbound punched back in the top of the third. Ruby doubled, and two batters later, Max Power hit an RBI single to make the score 2-1. Adam followed wth a single to put runners on the corners, and Eastbound evened things up when Ruby hit an RBI single to score Max from third. Eastbound had two runners on and were threatening, but couldn’t take the lead, as Norris retired Nate to end the inning.

Mike doubled to start the bottom of the third, but Adam stranded him, retiring Tom and Miller and the game remained tied at 2-2 through three innings.

Mike rounds first and heads to second on a double in the third inning

Eastbound pulled ahead in the top of the fourth when Adam provided his own run support with a one-out solo homer to right. Norris retired Ruby to end the inning, and Eastbound led 3-2.

Questionable bounced back in the bottom of the fourth, reclaiming the lead. Norris and Mike each singled, and Tom tied the game with an RBI single to score Norris, making the score 3-3. Miller followed with a double, scoring Mike, putting Questionable ahead 4-3. Tom scored on a Norris sacrifice fly that gave Questionable a 5-3 lead, and Adam then retired Mike to end the inning, stranding Miller at third.

Nate ranges to center field to catch a drooping fly ball in front of Ruby

Down 5-3, Eastbound would fight back yet again in the top of the fifth. Nate doubled, and two batters later, Adam hit his second homer of the game, a two-run blast that evened the score at 5-5. Ruby followed with a single, putting the go ahead run on base, but Norris cracked down, retiring Nate to end the inning.

Adam pitched well for Eastbound and also led them on offense, collecting three hits including two homers late in the game

With the game tied at 5-5, Questionable threatened in the bottom of the fifth. Miller singled with one out, and he moved to second on a Norris single. Questionable had two men on, including the go ahead runner in scoring position. But Adam escaped the jam, retiring Mike for the second out, stranding both runners.

The game remained tied heading into the sixth. Eastbound went quietly in the top half, as Norris fanned Max and got Adam to ground out to center to end the inning.

Tom led off the bottom of the sixth with a single, putting the winning run on base. Miller then doubled, and although Tom didn’t score on the play, Questionable had two runners in scoring position and no outs. Adam got Norris to ground out to right, but Tom scored from third on the play, ending the game and giving Questionable Outfit the 6-5 win.

The win moved Questionable Outfit to 13-3 on the season, and the loss dropped Eastbound & Dahn to 2-14.

W: Norris (2-0)
L: Adam (0-1)

Box Score