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Shady Characters Rally in Seventh to Beat Jack Shack 10-7 in Extra Innings

24 Jun

Mike went deep twice, hitting a solo homer and a two-run shot, in addition to a single, leading Shady Characters to their fifth consecutive win.

Dylan, Mike, and Tom each homered and contributed three hits as Shady Characters pulled away from Jack Shack in the top of the 7th to win 10-7 and remain undefeated on the 2022 season. After allowing Jack Shack to tie the game at 7-7 in the bottom of the sixth, Jason, Nate, and Dylan all had hits in the top of the seventh to give Shady Characters an insurmountable lead. Tom pitched the complete game win for Shady Characters, moving to a league-best 5-0 on the season.

Brian took the mound for Jack Shack, and he fell behind Shady Characters early. Dylan led off the game with a single, and he moved from first to third when Mike followed with a single, Tom also singled, scoring Dylan from third, and Shady Characters led 1-0. Jason then hit a sacrifice fly to right, scoring Mike from third, and the lead was 2-0. Brian then retired Lucas to end the inning.

Tom struck out Adam to start the bottom of the first, and he then retired Brian to end the inning.

Tom pitched the complete game win for Shady Characters, and he also went 3-for-4 with two singles and a solo homer.

Brian fanned Nate to start the top of the second, and he got Dylan to ground out to right to end the inning with the score remaining 2-0.

Jack Shack pulled even in the bottom of the second. Rob led off with a double, and two batters later, Adam hit a two-run homer, tying the score at 2-2. Tom then retired Brian for the second out of the inning.

Mike immediately put Shady Characters back in front when he led off the top of the third with a solo homer. Brian retired Tom and Jason, and Shady Characters led 3-2.

Rob started the bottom of the third with a triple, and Austin drove him in with a two-run homer to right, giving Jack Shack a 4-3 lead. Tom retired the next two batters, Adam and Brian, to end the inning.

Brian rolled through the top of the fourth, retiring Lucas and Nate in order. Tom matched him in the bottom of the fourth, sending Rob and Austin down consecutively.

Down 4-3, Shady Characters had an offense burst in the top of the fifth that put them ahead. Dylan doubled to lead off, and Mike drove him in with a two-run homer to right-center, putting Shady Characters back in front 5-4. Tom then homered, and Jason followed with a solo homer. The back-to-back-to-back homers gave Shady Characters a 7-4 lead. Two batters later, Nate hit a one-out triple, but Brian avoided further damage, retiring Dylan to strand the runner at third, ending the inning.

Nate, who went 2-for-4 with a double and a triple, hit an RBI double in the top of the seventh that put Shady Characters ahead for good.

Adam led off the bottom of the fifth with his second homer of the game, a solo shot, that cut the score to 7-5. Two batters later Rob hit a one-out triple, but Tom stranded him, retiring Austin to end the inning.

Brian retired Mike to start the top of the sixth, and when Tom singled with one out, he was caught trying to advance the hit into a double, ending the inning.

Down 7-5, Jack Shack rallied in the bottom of the sixth. Adam singled, and two batters later, Rob hit a two-run homer, tying the game at 7-7. Austin followed with a double, putting the winning run in scoring position. But Jack Shack couldn’t capitalize, as Tom struck out Adam for the second time in the game, ending the inning and sending the game to extras.

Rob went 4-for-6 with four extra-base hits, including a double, two triples, and a two-run homer, in the Jack Shack loss.

Shady Characters immediately got to work in extra innings. Jason singled, and two batters later, Nate hit a one-out RBI double to score him from first, putting Shady Characters ahead 8-7. Dylan followed with a two-run homer, extending the Shady Characters lead to 10-7. Brian retired Mike to end the inning, and Jack Shack trailed by three heading into the bottom of the seventh.

Tom remained in the game to close things out for Shady Characters, and he made quick work of Jack Shack in the bottom of the seventh. He retired Brian and Rob in order, ending the game, and giving Shady Characters a 10-7 win.

The win Shady Characters to 5-0 on the season, and the loss dropped Jack Shack to 1-4.

W: Tom (5-0)
L: Brian (0-2)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Tom pitched the complete game win for Shady Characters, striking out two and allowing seven runs on nine hits in seven innings.
– Brian took the loss for Jack Shack, giving up ten runs on thirteen hits and striking out one in seven innings.
– Dylan, Mike, and Tom each had three hits to lead Shady Characters. Dylan had a single, a double, a homer, three runs scored, and two RBI. Mike had a single, two home runs, three runs scored, and three RBI. And Tom had two singles, a homer, a run scored, and two RBI.
– Rob led Jack Shack in the loss, going 4-for-6 with a double, two triples, a home run, three runs scored, and two RBI.

Mike of Shady Characters Named Pabst Blue Ribbon Wiffler of the Week

24 Jun

The 2021 EWL Wiffler of the Year continues to wreak havoc against opposing pitchers, and after a dominant week two in which he led his squad to two victories, Mike was voted the Pabst Blue Ribbon Wiffler of the Week for week 2 of the 2022 season.

In a 3-2 extra-innings win over the Guac Boys, Mike went 2-for-4 with a single, a home run, a run scored, and two RBI.

In a 12-2 rout of Cheap Goats, Mike went 4-for-5, hitting for the cycle for the first time in his career as he collected a single, a double, a triple, a home run, scored three runs, and had four RBI.

In total, Mike went 6-for-9 in week 2 and defending champions Shady Characters remain undefeated at 4-0 after two weeks of the 2022 season.

This is the fourth time Mike has been voted PBR Wiffler of the Week. He received the honors once in 2020 and three times in 2021.

Mike Hits for Cycle as Shady Characters Storm Past Cheap Goats 12-2

24 Jun

Led by Mike, who hit for the cycle, Shady Characters remained undefeated on the 2022 season with a resounding 12-2 win over Cheap Goats

Five Shady Characters had three or more hits, and Mike capped off hitting for the cycle with a two-run homer in the sixth en route to a 12-2 runaway win over Cheap Goats. Dylan, Lucas, Austin, and Nate had three hits each, Mike had four hits, and Lucas and Tom held Cheap Goats to only two runs as Shady Characters continued their undefeated start to the 2022 season.

Christian took the mound for Cheap Goats, and Shady Characters got to him early. Dylan led off the top of the first with a solo homer, giving Shady Characters a 1-0 lead. Mike followed with a double, and two batters later, Jason hit an RBI single to score him, making the score 2-0. Lucas then tripled, scoring Jason, and Shady Characters led 3-0. Christian then retired Nate to end the inning.

Tom started for Shady Characters, and after allowing a one-out single to Joe, he retired Joey to strand him at first, ending the inning.

Mike singled with one out in the top of the second, but Christian stranded him, retiring Tom to end the inning, and the score remained 3-0.

After pitching seven innings in the first game of week 3, Tom had met his innings limit for the week after one inning. Lucas came to the mound in relief, and after allowing a one-out double to Jordan, he stranded him, retiring Dinger to end the inning.

Shady Characters blew the game open in the top of the third. Lucas doubled with one out, and Nate drove him in with an RBI double, making the score 4-0. Austin then singled, scoring Nate, and the lead was 5-0. Dylan singled to put runners on first and second, and Mike cleared the bases with an RBI triple, extending the lead to 7-0. Tom followed with an RBI single to score Mike, and Shady Characters led 8-0. Christian finally escaped the inning, retiring Jason for the second out, and Cheap Goats trailed by eight runs.

Christian delivers a pitch to Nate, who was one of five Shady Characters players with three or more hits in the win

Cheap Goats got on the board in the bottom of the third. Miller led off with a triple, and two batters later, Joey hit an RBI triple to score him, cutting the deficit to 8-1. The rally would end there, however, as Lucas retired Christian to strand Joey at third, ending the inning.

Lucas led off the top of the fourth with a single, and he moved from first to third when Nate followed with a single. Two batters later, Dylan hit an RBI single to score Lucas, putting Shady Characters ahead 9-1. Christian then retired Mike to strand two runners.

Lucas rolled through the bottom of the fourth, retiring Jordan and Dinger in order.

Jason doubled with one out in the top of the fifth, but Christian retired Lucas to strand him at second, ending the inning.

Miller led off the bottom of the fifth with a solo homer, narrowing the score to 9-2. Two batters later, Joey hit a one-out triple, but Lucas stranded him at third again, retiring Christian for the second out of the inning.

Joey connects on one of his two triples in the Cheap Goats loss

Shady Characters would add a few more insurance runs in the top of the sixth. Nate led off the inning with a triple, and Austin drove him in with an RBI single, making the score 10-2. Two batters later, Mike hit a two-run homer to deep right-center, completing the cycle and putting Shady Characters ahead 12-2. Christian retired Tom to end the inning, and Cheap Goats were down ten runs.

Lucas made quick work of Cheap Goats in the bottom of the sixth. He retired Jordan and Dinger in order, ending the game, and giving Shady Characters a 12-2 win.

The win moved Shady Characters to 4-0 on the season, and the loss dropped Cheap Goats to 1-3.

W: Tom (4-0)
L: Christian (0-2)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Tom earned the win for Shady Characters, allowing no runs on one hit in one inning.
– Lucas picked up a save in long relief, giving up two runs on five hits in five innings.
– Christian took the loss for Cheap Goats, allowing twelve runs on nineteen hits in six innings.
– Mike led Shady Characters on offense, going 4-for-5 with a single, a double, a triple, a home run, three runs scored, and four RBI. It was the first time Mike hit for the cycle in his wiffle career.
– Dylan, Lucas, Nate, and Austin each had three hits for Shady Characters. Dylan had two singles, a homer, two runs scored, and two RBI. Lucas had a single, a double, a triple, two runs scored, and an RBI. Nate had a single, a double, a triple, two runs scored, and an RBI. And Austin had three singles, two runs scored, and two RBI.
– Miller and Joey were the only Cheap Goats players with multiple hits. Miller went 2-for-3 with a triple, a homer, two runs scored, and an RBI. Joey went 2-for-3 with two triples and an RBI.

Shady Characters Outlast Guac Boys 3-2 in Extra Innings to Remain Undefeated

15 Jun

Jude delivers a pitch to Tom in Shady Characters 3-2 extra-innings win over the Guac Boys

Mike’s walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the seventh was the difference, as Shady Characters beat the Guac Boys 3-2 to move to 3-0 on the season, holding onto sole possession of first place. Tom hit two doubles and pitched the complete game win, outlasting Jude in the season’s best pitcher’s duel to date. Dylan also had two extra-base hits and scored the game-winning run for the defending champions.

Shady Characters put their ace Tom on the mound to start the game, and he retired the Guac Boys in order in the top of the first.

It wouldn’t take long for Shady Characters to take an early lead. Jude retired Dylan to start the bottom of the first, but Mike followed with a solo homer, putting Shady Characters ahead 1-0. Jude then retired Tom to end the inning.

Mike and Tom of Shady Characters celebrate at the plate after Mike’s solo homer put Shady Characters ahead early in the top of the first

The Guac Boys would even things up in the top of the second, when Kyle led off the inning with a solo homer to right-center. Tom retired Jan and Bohn to end the inning, and the game was tied at 1-1.

Kyle’s solo homer in the top of the second tied the game at 1-1

Shady Characters immediately reclaimed the lead in the bottom of the second when Jason led off the inning with a solo homer, putting them ahead 2-1. Two batters later Nate hit a one-out single, but Jude stranded him at first, retiring Dylan to end the inning.

The Guac Boys continued to respond in the top of the third, evening the score again. Austin led off with a single, and two batters later, Jude hit an RBI double to score him. Tom retired Kyle to end the inning, and the score was tied 2-2.

Jude, who pitched the complete game for the Guac Boys, hit an RBI double in the top of the third that tied the score at 2-2.

Jude fanned Mike to start the bottom of the third, and after allowing a one-out double to Tom, he retired Jason to strand Tom at second, ending the inning.

Tom allowed a one-out single to Bohn in the top of the fourth, but stranded him at first, retiring Austin to end the inning.

Lucas singled to lead off the bottom of the fourth, and two batters later, Dylan hit a one-out double. Lucas had a chance to score and give Shady Characters the lead, but he was caught in between third and home to end the inning, and the game remained tied.

Brum led off the top of the fifth with a single, but he was doubled up when Jude flew out for the first out of the inning, ending the inning with the score 2-2.

Tom doubled with one out in the bottom of the fifth, but Jude stranded him, retiring Jason to end the inning.

Tom cruised through the top of the sixth, retiring Kyle and Jan consecutively.

Tom had two doubles and moved to 3-0 on the season, pitching the complete game win for Shady Characters

Jude sent the game to extra innings when he retired Lucas and Nate in order in the bottom of the sixth.

Tom remained on the mound for Shady Characters in the top of the seventh. He retired Bohn, but then allowed a one-out double to Austin. The Guac Boys had the go-ahead run in scoring position, but Tom buckled down, retiring Brum to strand the runner at second, ending the inning.

Austin went 2-for-3 with a single, a double, and a run scored to lead the Guac Boys on offense

Jude also remained on the mound for the Guac Boys, and after pitching four consecutive scoreless innings, he got into trouble in the bottom of the seventh. Dylan led off the inning with a triple, putting the winning run on third with no outs. It didn’t take long for Shady Characters to put the game away, as Mike hit an RBI single to score Dylan, giving Shady Characters a 3-2 win.

The win moved Shady Characters to 3-0 on the season, and the Guac Boys dropped to 1-2.

W: Tom (3-0)
L: Jude (0-2)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Tom pitched the complete game win for Shady Characters, allowing two runs on six hits in seven innings.
– Jude took the complete game loss for the Guac Boys, giving up three runs on seven hits and striking out one in six innings.
– Dylan, Mike, and Tom each had two hits for Shady Characters. Dylan went 2-for-4 with a double, a triple, and a run scored. Mike went 2-for-4 with a single, a solo homer, and had the game-winning hit in the bottom of the seventh. Tom went 2-for-3 with two doubles.
– Austin was the only Guac Boys player with multiple hits. He went 2-for-3 with a single, a double, and a run scored.

Lucas of Shady Characters Named Pabst Blue Ribbon Wiffler of the Week

27 May

Despite offseason rumors that Lucas had played his last game on the Wiffle Diamond, he returned for the 2022 season and started with as good of a week as he’s had in his entire wiffle career. As a result, he was voted by the league as the Pabst Blue Ribbon Wiffler of the Week for week 1 of the 2022 EWL season.

In a 3-2 win over Cheap Goats in the season opener, Lucas went 1-for-2 with a single and a run scored.

In a 4-2 win over Jack Shack, he went 4-for-4 with a double, three singles, and an RBI. He also pitched four innings of relief, earning a save while allowing two runs on four hits.

In total, Lucas went 5-for-6 in week 1 and helped lead Shady Characters to an undefeated start to the season.

This is the second time Lucas has been voted PBR Wiffler of the Week, with the other coming in week 7 of the 2021 season.