Oct. 10, 2011
With a 6-4 victory, the Maroon Team improved their record to 4-2 over the Gold team (2-4) on Saturday, Oct. 8 at Siebert Field. With the win, the Maroon team has clinched the Steak `N Beans title.
Kyle Geason batted in half of the runners for the Maroon team with three RBI's going 2-4, which included a triple. The third baseman also added a run. Matt Halloran and Bobby Juan had an RBI apiece while reaching home plate once. Halloran went 1-2 including a double and a sac fly. Juan went 2-4 including a home run.
Juan also saw time on the mound for the Maroon Team pitching two innings. The winning pitcher recorded a strike out while surrendering two hits. DJ Snelten pitched three innings facing a game-high 13 batters, striking out three. Snelten allowed four hits and two earned runs. Jordan Jess also pitched in the game recording the save for the Maroon Team. Jess also had three strike outs along with and allowed two hits and two earned runs.
At bat, JT Canakes led the way for the Gold Team. Canakes went 3-3 with a double and an RBI while scoring a run of his own. Michael Handel, Dan Olinger and Mark Tatera also had an RBI apiece. Olinger went 1-4 with a double.
Tom Windle started on the mound for the Gold team. The lefty had the hot hand striking out six out of 10 batters in three innings. Windle walked two batters while allowing only one hit. Ben Meyer and Ty McDevitt pitched two innings apiece. Meyer struck out two batters allowing one run. McDevitt sat down one batter but allowed four hits and three runs. Ethan Liederman also pitched in the game allowing one hit and one run.
The last game of fall season is scheduled for 3:45 on Friday Oct. 14 at Siebert Field.
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