Thursday, July 2, 2015

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Dudes of the Day
Pitcher — Jake Lyons: 5IP, 9K, 0ER | Colson Kostelnik: 6.1IP, 8K, 3H, 0ER
Hitter — Kendall Foster: 5-8, 3B, 2B, 4 RBI | Gabe Kurtzahls: 5-6, 3B, 3 2B, 2 RBI, 2R

The Gabe
In Game 1 at The Gabe, D-BAT Vega 16U defeated Fort Worth Cats White, 4-2. Cats LHP Austin Smith had a no-hitter through four innings before giving up three consecutive singles in the fifth where he eventually got out of the jam. Smith ended his day with six innings pitched and seven strikeouts. Cats catcher Ricky Rivera went 2-3 with a solo shot over the left field fence. Rivera also had one double and was named hitter of the game. For D-BAT, Connor Mangus pitched a complete game striking out six. Mangus gave up two runs on his way to pitcher of the game.
 

 
The Jet Stole home! The Jet stole home! Gators Baseball‘s Grayson Lee stole home for the go-ahead run in the top of the seventh in Game 2 at The Gabe which helped the Gators get by the Blackhawks, 1-0. Lee was 2-2 with three total stolen bases on his way to hitter of the game. On the mound, Will Knight threw 5.1 innings and struck out four on his way topitcher of the game.
Ethan Lincecum had a great game on the mound going five innings strong and striking out five as the Fort Worth Cats Whitedefeated the Blackhawks, 8-1, in Game 3 at The Gabe. Lincecum gave up no hits and was named pitcher of the game. At the plate, the Spencer Suitt hit a solo home run in the first inning and added another single in the fifth. Ricky Rivera went 2-2 with one double, one RBI, and one run scored on his way to hitter of the game.
Performance Baseball held off Gators Baseball, 4-3, in Game 4 at The Gabe. Colby Adkins went 2-2 with two doubles and one run on his way to hitter of the game. On the mound, Kolten Eberlan threw four innings and struck out five. Eberlan allowed two hits on his way to pitcher of the game.
Performance Baseball held off D-BAT Vega all the way to the end in Game 5 at The Gabe. Performance baseball won 4-3 thanks to the heroics of Peyton Miller. Miller threw four innings and struck out three. He also went 3-3 with one run and the game-winning RBI. Miller was named player of the game. Others notable performances: Leadoff man Josh Chewing went 3-3. D-BAT’s Connor Mangus went 1-3 with one double and two runs scored. Colby Adkins made ridiculous plays at shortstop by flashing some intense range and a serious arm.

Field 7
Dallas Tigers Bankston just got by C3 Futures, 1-0, in Game 1 at Field 7. Tigers manufactured the game’s only run after a leadoff double by Pete Hamrick and a successful squeeze bunt by Brandon Earnest. Hamrick ended the game going 2-3 on his way to hitter of the game. On the bump, Matthew Nittolo threw a complete game and struck out seven. Nittolo was named pitcher of the game.
Jake Lyons dealt in Game 2 at Field 7 in the Dallas Dodgers 2-0 victory over the Columbia Angels. Lyons struck out nine batters in five innings and was named pitcher of the gameCollin Chidiac also had a nice game on the mound throwing two innings of no-hit baseball and striking out two. Jimmy Glowenke went 1-2 with one double, one RBI, and one stolen base.Alex Moore went 2-3 with one RBI, one stolen base, and one run scored on his way to hitter of the game. For the Angels,Cody Cegielski went 1-2 with a triple.
In Game 3 at Field 7, Columbia Angels defeated C3 Futures, 3-0. Pitcher of the game was Colson Kostelnik who three 6.1 innings of three-hit baseball. Kostelnik struck out eight batters and allowed no runs. Standing out on offense was Reed Hamilton who went 2-3 with one double and two RBIs. Hamilton was the hitter of the game.
Action Baseball 16U Green knocked off Texas Stix, 7-2, in Game 4 at Field 7. Bradley Tuttle got the ball to start the game and went five innings allowing no earned runs. Tuttle struck out two on his way to pitcher of the game. Action’s Christian Jonesfollowed up Tuttle in relief pitching two innings of scoreless baseball. On offense, Heath Duly went 2-2 with two doubles and two RBIs. Turner Gryseels went 2-4 with two doubles, one walk, one stolen base, and three runs.
In Game 5 at Field 7, the Dallas Dodgers defeated Action Baseball 2017 Green, 9-0. Dodgers’ Kole Ramage went 1-1 with two walks, two stolen bases, and two runs scored. Joseph Leal went 2-2 with one RBI, one walk, and one stolen bases and was named hitter of the gameConnor Neuman went 1-2 with an RBI double (see video below), one walk, and one run scored. Neuman also threw a complete game (6.0 innings) shutout in which he allowed one hit and struck out four. Neuman was named pitcher of the game.

Field 8
In Game 1 at Field 8, Dallas Tigers Rogatski defeated the Texas Oilers, 11-2. Will Guzman went 2-4 with a nice double and one RBI. Parker Kelly went 3-4 with three singles. Cody Masters went 2-4 with double down the right field line and two-run double to left center. Masters was hitter of the game. Pitching for the Tigers was Lyle Hibbitts who threw seven innings and gave up two runs. Hibbitts struck out seven on his way to pitcher of the game.
In Game 2 at Field 8, the Texas Oilers beat THZ Academy, 8-1. Matthew Walters pitched a complete game and struck out nine on his way to pitcher of the gameBen Swanger went 3-3 with two doubles and two RBIs on his way to hitter of the game.
Arlington Heat Red defeated THZ Academy, 7-6, in Game 3 at Field 8. On the mound, Dillon Zapata threw 5.1 innings and struck out three. Zapata also had four pickoffs in the game and allowed no earned runs on his way to pitcher of the game.Matt Hilbrich went 2-3 with two doubles, one walk, and two RBIs. Hilbrich was named hitter of the game.
C2 Baseball 16U Dilligard squeezed by Arlington Heat Red, 7-6, in Game 4 at Field 8. Jaret Masters went 1-3 with a double and one RBI on his way to hitter of the game. Will Bond threw four innings and struck out one. Bond allowed one run on his way to pitcher of the game.
Dallas Tigers Rogatski held of C2 Baseball 16U Dilligard, 3-0, in Game 5 at Field 8. Parker Jelly got a hit in every at-bat going 3-3. Pete Panko and Will Guzman both went 1-2 with one double. And Seth Green went 1-3 with one double and two RBIs on his way to hitter of the game. On the mound, Zach Holifield threw a seven-inning complete game shutout. Holifield struck out seven batters and was named pitcher of the game.

Field 9
Dallas Tigers Watten blanked the Texas Stix, 11-0, in Game 1 at Field 9. The Tigers got things going early with back-to-back home runs from Logan Layer and Brooks Helmer. Layer also had a double and one single on his way to co-hitter of the game. Tigers’ Mike Plybon hit a three-run shot in the game as well. Gabe Kurtzahls went 4-4 with two doubles, one triple, and two RBIs. Kurtzahls was named the other co-hitter of the game. And on the mound, Kenton Pierce went four innings and struck out five. Pierce gave up one hit and was named pitcher of the game.
In Game 2 at Field 9Dallas Tigers Watten defeated Action 2018 White, 10-5. Brooks Helmer himself another game going 2-3 with a home run and 5 RBIs. Justin Childers went 2-2 with one RBI, one walk, one stolen base, and two runs scored. Both Helmer and Childers were nominated as hitters of the game.
Game 3 on on Field 9 ended in a 5-5 tie between Action 2018 White and the Fort Worth Cats. For Action, Justin Hernandezwent 2-3 with a home run in the top of the fifth inning. Hernandez had a double as well and ended with five RBIs on his way to hitter of the game. For the Cats, Will Buchholz went 3-3 with two RBI. Check out one of his hits in the video embedded below. And left-handed pitcher Cade Farr threw 4.1 innings and struck out five on his way to pitcher of the game.

With 13 hits, Texas Stix Yeager beat the Columbia Angels, 10-9, in Game 4 at Field 9. Alex Garza went 2-4 with a two-run double. Cole Brown had hits from both sides of the plate as he went 3-4 with a triple, RBI, and three runs scored. Brown was named player of the game for his performance. For the Angels, Brandon Deskins went 2-2 with two RBIs.
In Game 5 at Field 9, the Fort Worth Cats held off the Columbia Angels, 3-2. Devin Alvey had a nice night on the mound and at the plate. Alvey threw three scoreless innings to get the win and hit a double. Alvey was named pitcher of the game.Brandon Uhse went 1-2 with a two-run homer and was named hitter of the game.

Field 10
Josh Freeman threw a complete game in the NTXBC Dirtbags‘ 3-1 win over the Texas Oilers in Game 1 at Field 10. Freeman gave up one run, four hits, and struck out one on the mound for the Dirtbags. At the plate, Freeman collected a hit and was named player of the game. Others to note: Parker Humphrey went 1-2 with a run, Logan Winter went 1-3, and Cole Hill went 1-3 with a run scored. For the Dirtbags, Sean Lennox went 1-3 with a run scored.
Performance Baseball knocked off the Texas Oilers, 9-2, in Game 2 at Field 10. On the mound, Elijah Trest threw four innings and struck out one. Trest gave up one run and was named pitcher of the gameHitter of the game was Ren Reynolds who went 2-3 with one RBI, one run, and two stolen bases.
In Game 3 at Field 10, the San Antonio Angels defeated NTXBC Dirtbags, 6-4. Ethan Gottschalk went 2-4 with two RBIs. Gottschalk was named hitter of the game. On the bump, Hilton Brown threw five innings and struck out two. Brown gave up four hits and three runs on his way to pitcher of the game.
Game 4 at Field 10 was a slugfest in which Dallas Tigers Hecht knocked off the San Antonio Angels, 14-11. Kendall Fosterwas 4-4 with one double, one triple, and three RBIs. Foster also threw a runner out at the plate from centerfield. Needles to say, Foster was the player of the game.
In Game 5 at Field 10, Dallas Tigers Hecht defeated Performance Baseball, 8-2. Bijan Kamalipour had a nice night going 2-3 with one double and one RBI. Kamalipour was named hitter of the game. And on the mound, Seth McLaughlin threw five innings and struck out four. McLaughlin allowed one run and was named pitcher of the game.

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