Dodgers 11, Red Sox 5 Another solid game by the Dodgers, as they were victorious against their nemisis rivals the Red Sox, who had beaten them two out of the last three times. The ace of the staff, Griffin Longo, threw six strong innings before Andrew â€œthe bull dogâ€ Bartine came in to close the game with his wicked curve ball. Clayton Weirick had a great game and Tyler Zsebik had a triple.
The Dodgers are fired up and looking forward to playing the Cardinals.
A's 13, Red Sox 7
The A's continued to build on their late season turn-around and defeated a tough Red Sox team. The A's started early scoring three runs in the first and never looked back despite strong pitching by the Sox. Jonah Bodmer and Alexander Bang shut down the Red Sox with great pitching and continued to be one of the best 1-2 punches in the Bronco league. Austin Muller, Jax Jacinto, Ryan Rubendall and Jacob Carter all had two hits and scored at least a run. Max Millspaugh and Dan Paton also joined in the hit parade, both showing continued improvements in their hitting.
Red Sox 13, Yankees 6
The Red Sox knocked the Yankees out of the top bracket Tuesday night, winning 13-6 with a terrific team effort. Will Huston was a homerun shy of hitting for the cycle and Riley Owen reached base all four times, each boy scoring three times. Matt Wehrle had a season high six RBIs and pitched two shutout innings. Jackson Mabray and Jack Webster also pitched effectively and the Sox took an 11-2 lead into the fifth inning. ?
Angels 12, Giants 0 The Angels played one of their best games of the year to start the playoffs. The Angels were led by solid pitching from Will Mudie, who struck out the side in the first and second inning and gave up only one hit. Alec Dewer took over from there and got four strikeouts and gave up only one hit over two innings of work. The bats took over in the second inning, the charge was led by Luke Johnson, Jack Wilson, Harrison Hayes and Danny Maya. Luke went 2-for-2 with a double and two RBIs. The Angels are looking to build on this win of 12-0 to move deep into the playoffs.
A's 14, Orioles 8
The fifth-seed A's defeated the fourth seed Orioles 14-8 in Monday night's opening Playoff game. The A's led all the way thanks to great pitching by Tyler Rubendall, Jace Harrick and Matthew Develle. The A's bats were on fire and their hitting streak is only getting better, with the entire lineup swatting a season high 15 hits. The A's have found their stride and are playing at their best in every respect.
Heat 8, Irish 6
The Heat withstood a firestorm of Fighting Irish rallies to eke out an 8-6 win in the Senior League semifinal. The game was a nip-and-tuck battle where no lead was safe. Chelsea Johnson homered in the game and tripled in the winning run to lead the Heat. She also made a vital play in the field with a catch and tag out of an Irish runner at third base. Maddy Fisher walked and singled but was more important on defense where she took control and made several sparkling plays. Annie Monroe caught a great game and threw out a runner attempting to steal. She scored the go-ahead run on Johnson's triple after executing a bunt single in the final frame. Kelsey Drange walked twice, stole twice and scored. Caroline Kavich drove in two runs with a single. McKenzie Dodge, Lisa McNulty, Kelsey George and Taryn Corey played error-free defense. Each girl also reached base. Kendall Sandoval cinched the record as the league's winningest pitcher with the hard-earned victory.
Orange Crush 8, TNT 5
TNT closed out its season with a 8-5 loss to Orange Crush on Monday. TNT utilized the rookie call-up rule for the fifth time this season, picking up first-year rookie player Annika Russell giving them just enough players to avoid a forfeit. Maddie Weirick (injured reserve) came out to support her team's valiant effort. Erin Kim, TNT's batting champ, and Madeline Bonner, missed the playoff game while honoring their prior commitments to school related activities. Danielle Cornejo played a marvelous game pitching and catching. Maddie Preiss pitched very well this season and yielded just three runs to Orange Crush. Olivia Fitzpatrick made a sparkling catch at shortstop on a pop fly. Olivia Juse scored twice, the second run coming on a nice slide under the tag at home. Gianna Carideo picked up a timely hit that started a two out rally. Hannah Zimmerman had yet another big hit driving in two base runners. Madeleine â€œMad Dogâ€ Russell continued to shine defensively at first base and her sister, Annika (â€œMini-Mad Dogâ€), played bravely, getting on base twice and scoring a run.
â€” Scores contributed by coaches of LCJBSA