Dudes of the Day
Pitcher — Jonathan Smithey: 5IP, 8K, 2ER
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In Game 1 at UTA, the Arlington A’s defeated the Fort Worth Cats, 11-8. Standing out for the A’s was Mark Schreiner who went 2-4 with two RBI. For the Cats, Jacob Rains went 3-3 with two doubles and was named player of the game. On the mound, Trevor Hukill got the start and went four innings. Hukill struck out three and was named pitcher of the game.
West Texas ABA defeated the Fort Worth Cats, 9-2, in Game 2 at UTA. ABA shortstop Grant Little had a solid game on defense flashing his glove and showing off his strong arm. On offense, Dillon Renz went 3-3 with one double and three RBI. Renz also scored a run and was named player of the game. On the bump, Dusty Dykes went 5.1 innings deep allowing two runs and striking out one. Dykes was named pitcher of the game.
In Game 3 at UTA, Dallas Patriots Stout knocked off West Texas ABA, 8-5. The Patriots out hit ABA, 12-8, which ended up being the difference in the game. Zack Chastain went 1-2 with a double and one RBI. Jordan Wiley went 2-3 with a double and three RBI. Wiley was named player of the game. And to end the game, Hunter Seay came in during the seventh inning and picked up the save. Seay struck out one and was named pitcher of the game.
The Wichita Reds defeated the Airhogs, 6-1, in the final game (Game 4) at UTA. Mason LeClair tossed four innings on the mound and gave up no earned runs. Bryce Unruh pitched three innings in relief and gave up no runs. LeClair and Unruh allowed three total hits and were named co-pitchers of the game. And at the plate, Dalton Dinkel went 2-3 with three RBI and was named player of the game.
DBAT Matthews blanked the Wichita Reds, 7-0, in Game 1 at Weatherford. DBAT scored six runs in the first three innings which allowed starting pitcher Ryan Van Leeuwan to coast. Van Leeuwan allowed one hit through four innings and struck out five on his way to pitcher of the game. Jacob Barnes went 1-3 with one walk and one run scored. And Marco Navarrowent 1-2 with an RBI triple on his way to player of the game.
The Texas Stix defeated the DFW Twins Wimpee, 12-4, in Game 2 at Weatherford. Keith Johnson was unconscious in the batter’s box going 4-4 with three doubles and three RBI. He also scored two runs and was named player of the game. On the mound, Jonathan Smithey dealt for five innings and struck out eight. Smithey allowed two runs and was named pitcher of the game.
In Game 3 at Weatherford, the Oklahoma Fuel just squeezed by the Dallas Dodgers, 5-4. Michael Vangundy went 2-3 with a double and one run scored. DJ Calvert was player of the game for his 2-3, RBI performance. And pitcher of the game wasTyler Kisner who threw three innings and gave up one hit.
In the final game at Weatherford (Game 4), the Arlington A’s defeated Action Baseball, 6-3. Pitcher of the game was Jordan Johnson who tossed three shutout innings and struck out just as many (3). Player of the game was Mark Schreiner who went 2-3 with one RBI.
Game 1 at TCU ended in a 5-5 tie between the Texas Stix and Oklahoma Fuel. For the Fuel, Kros Bay went 2-3 with an RBI and one walk. Tyler Kisner went 2-4 with two stolen bases. For the Stix, London Green reached base three times and ended the day going 1-3 with an RBI and one stolen base. Nikolas Sanchez went 2-3 with one double and one RBI on his way toplayer of the game. On the mound, Levi Prater threw three innings and struck out four. Prater gave up one hit and allowed one earned run on his way to pitcher of the game.
In Game 2 at TCU, the CBA Texas Mavs fell to the NTXBC Dirtbags, 6-5. For the Mavs, Zach Farrar went 1-3 with an RBI.Travis Albritton went 1-1 with one walk and two runs scored. For the Dirtbags, Mason Whitmarsh took home player of the game honors after going 1-2 with an RBI single and one run scored. Pitcher of the game was Parker Niemeyer who came in the fifth inning and shut things down. Niemeyer threw 2.1 innings and struck out three.
The Dallas Mustangs took care of business in Game 3 at TCU as they beat the CBA Texas Mavs, 13-5. Caleb Scires reached base each time up as he went 3-3 with one double, two singles, and one walk. Scires also stole two bases and drove in one run on his way to co-player of the game. The other player of the game was Justin Marino who went 3-3 with one home run and five RBI. Marino also swiped a bag and scored two runs. Manny Torralba had a nice game going 2-4 with one triple, an RBI, and two runs scored. Dillon Eatman had a bases-clearing double in the contest. For the Mavs, Olajide Oloruntimilehinwent 1-3 with one double, two RBI, and two runs scored.
DBAT Matthews ended things at TCU (Game 4) with a 12-6 victory over the DFW Twins Wimpee. For the Twins, Cole Maxwellwent 2-3 with a home run into the left field bullpen and a double to deep center field. For DBAT, Dolan Nicholson went 4-4 with one double, one single, one stolen base, and two RBI. Nicholson and Maxwell were co-players of the game. Others to note: Aaron Stramel reached base four times with one hit and three walks. Nick Dayton went 1-3 with a two-run triple. AndCamden Harrison went 2-3 at the plate with an RBI-triple and two runs scored.