Lymebees 3, The Plague 0
Game 1; Bumgarner vs Stults ; Pitchers duel; Bees get 2 unearned runs
in top of forth with two out Upton walks, Cano HBP, Gonzalez hits ball
to third base and Youkilis makes error and run scores and Simmons follows
with a single to score second run; Gonzalez hit solo HR in ninth. Bumgarner
gives way to Kimbrel in 9th with one out and runners on 2nd and 3rd and
gets a rare play double play to earn save and end game. Bees win 3-0
Game 2; Bailey vs Sabathia; Bees get 2 out 3 run HR by Ranirez in 3rd and 2 out 3run HR by Jennings in 4th to get up 6-0, Plague get 4 back in bottom of 4th but can only manage one more run and Bees win 11-5
Game 3; Lynn vs Sanchez; Bees get 2 solo HR in first by Jennings and Beltre, Plague score 1 in bottom of first, Bees add single runs in 5th and 7th and Lynn pitches 8 innings. Kimbrel comes in and gets save in 9th. Bees win 4-1
Bees sweep series and stand at 26-13.
Asian Tsunamis 3, Lymbebees 0
Game 1; Cueto vs Gonzalez; Castillo leads off 2nd with walk and Craig
follows with HR for Tsunamis, Bees get one run back in 5th Game ends 2-1
Tsunamis with a total of 7 relief pithchers for both teams.
Game 2; Kuroda vs Burnett; Choo leads off with single followed by a 2 run HR by Jeter, Tsunamis add another run in 2nd, Bees get one back in the bottome of 7th with two out and Tsunamis win 3-1
Game 3; Medlen vs Tillman; Tsunamis get 2 runs in first on doubles by Jeter and Cabrera followed by a run scoring single by Ortiz, Bees score one run in bottom of third, Tsunamis get another in 5th and go on to win 3-1
Bees out hit Tsunamis every game. Tsunami 8 runs, 14 hits 2 errors; Bees 3 runs, 21 hits, 1 error for series
Bees record plummets to 26-16
Devil Dogs 2, Birds of Pray 1
Birds open their 2nd period w/ the Devil Dogs.
G-1 Dickey goes 6.2 giving up 1 run on 4 hits w/ 3 BB & got 3r Hrs
from Headley & N. Cruz enroute to 6-1 Birds win.
G-2 D. Freese broke a 2-2 tie with a 2 out 7th inning Hr for 3-2 Dogs win.Freese went 2-4 w/ 2 RBI's . Birds J.J.Hardy drove in both runs for Birds.
Peavy went 7.1 IP, 5 hits 0 BB 9 K's & 2 runs.
G-3. After J.Jay led off the 5th w/ a single, Dogs got 5 consecutive extra base hits, including back to back HR's by Rollins & B.Harper which followed a triple by M.Bourne & scored all 5 of their runs enroute to a 5-1 win.Hardy drove in only Birds run.
Kershaw CG 7 hits 1 run.
Dogs had 9 X-base hits in games 2&3.
The Plague 1, Birds of Pray 2
G-1 N. Markakis homered twice, driving in 2 & Chase Headley tripled & drove in 2 to back B.Colon (3-1) In Birds 6-3 win.Brantley 2/4 w/ 1 RBI for Plague.
G-2 Tied at 4 after 6, Birds scored 2 in the 12th for 6-4 Win.The winning
run scored on a wild pitch.Dickey (7) & Darvish (6) each gave up 4
in no decision.Escobar
3/4 with a triple & 1 RBI for Plague.
G-3 M.Montero homered in 7th to tie game.at 4 &Plague scored the winning run in the 12th on a throwing error by Headley for 5-4 Plague win.Headley homered for Birds.
Birds now 20-16.
Speakers 2, Lymbees 1
Game 1; Hernandez vs Bumgarner; Speakers score in first 3 innings and
lead 5-0, Bees score in 3 and 4 to make it 5-3, Speakers get 3 more in
5th and go on to win 8-4
Game 2; Miley vs Gonzalez, Speakers score 2 in second on 4 two out singles, Speakers score in 5-6-7-8 innings to lead 12-0, Bees get only HR of series for a final score of 12-1
Game 3; Verlander vs Bailey; Bees score single run in second, 3 unearned runs in third and another unearned run in fourth and Bailey get his second complete game shutout of the season as Bees win 5-0
Bees record is 27-18
Unhinged Wahoos 2, The Plague 1
game 1 plague 11 wahoos 3
this game was 5 to 3 heading into the ninth until tyler clippard walked three batters leading to a 6 run top of the ninth. darvish (13 strike outs) and carlos santana (3 rbi) got it done for the plague while edwin encarnacion woke up and hit a two run home run for the wahoos. the fat brothers adam dunn and pedro alvarez combined for 7 strike outs in seven at bats.
game 2 11 innings
wahoos 2 and plague 1
rugged ross detwiler went a strong 7 and one third innings giving up one run on 2 hits despite walking 8 batters. pitching coach jose lima was seen being carted out of the dugout on a stretcher in the 8th after the 8th walk but was said to have been in good spirits after the game. edwin encarnacion continued to produce with another homer. coach bake mcbride treated him like crap in the dugout and it appears the reverse psychology has done wonders for the wahoos first round pick.
wahoos 3 and plague 1
in a shocking turn of events encarnacion homers again to back a strong game by tom milone. milone went the distance giving up one run on six hits while striking out out seven.
wahoos currently sit at 21-27 and are looking to finish up period 2 over the next few weeks.
Asian Tsunamis 3, Birds of Pray 0
The Asian Tsunami's swept the powerless Birds, who scored 6 runs, 5
in game 1 with 4 of those coming in a 9th inning rally t hat fell short
in a 6-5 Asian win.Tsunami's won game 2 3-1 & game 3 8-0.
Neither team hit a double in game 1 & the Tsunami's hit 1double in the series, the Birds 2 doubles. The Asians hit 7 homers, the Birds 1. Tsunamis 2012 12th Round selection Allen Craig had three HR's, sluggers Cabrera and Kratz blasted one each and finally MLB HR Derby alternates Eric Young and John McDonald went deep as well.
Unhinged Wahoos 1, Lymebees 2
Game 1; Milone vs Bumgarner; Wahoos get unearned run in first bases
clearing triple in 4th, Bees get solo HR in bottom of 4th, Bumgarner gives
up solo HR in 8th to Encarnacion and Gomez, Milone starts ninth gives
up single and HB and is removed for League who closes the game out with
just one run in 9th for a 6-2 Wahoos win.
Game 2; Kendrick vs Gonzalez; Bees get first inning lead with a Beltran HR, Wahoos get 2 in second, Bees get solo HR in 4th by Beltre and Braun, and add on to a 7-2 win.
Game 3; Wainwright vs Burnett; Bees get 1 run in first, Wahoos get 3 in top of 5th, Bees tie game up in bottom of 5th, Bees get 3 in bottom of 6th and Kimbrel goes last two innings for a save and 6-3 win.
Lymebees record 29-19.
Asian Tsunamis 1, Eliminators 2
Eliminators take 2 of 3 from the Tsunami's....Jose Reyes went 5 for 5 the first two games and reached base 11 consecutive times. The teams combined for 39 runs and 71 hits.
Arrogant Bastards 3, Birds of Pray 0
The powerless Birds losing streak reached 7 games after being swept by
the Bastards.Birds offense pounded out 7 runs & 13 hits...in 3 games.
Bastards hit 3 homers in game one, Utley (3 run),Stanton (2 run) & LaRoche (solo) in 6-2 win.Birds get 2 run homer ,9th inning,from N.Cruz to break up Shutout.
Birds lead 4-2 on 2 earned runs into the 8th before Bastards score 4 runs on 3 hits, with Utley's 3 run double making the difference in 6-4 win.
Bastards hit 3 more homers, with Stanton hitting two 2 run homers and Weiters 2 run homer in 8-1 win. Birds run comes on a M.Cabrera triple & Prado sac fly.
Birds fall to 20-22.
Bastards score 20 runs on 33 hits & 6 homers.
Lymebees 2, Birds of Pray 1
Game 1; Pettite vs Gonzalez; Bees score in bottom of first, Birds get
single runs in 2nd and 3rd, Bees get 2 in bottom of 3rd and hold off Birds
with a 4-2 win
Game 2; Moore vs Burnett; Birds score in 2nd and follow up with 4 in 3rd on a 3 run HR by Castro, Bees get one run in bottom of 3rd, Birds get 3 more in 4th on a 2 run HR by Castro and add 3 unearned runs in 9th to win 11-1
Game 3; Gonzalez vs Bailey; Bees get singled runs in 1st and 2nd, Birds get 1 in 6th and tie game up in 8th on unearned run, Gonzalez leads off 9th with a single and goes to second on error, Reddick runs for Gonzalez, Upton hits into fielders choice and Reddick gets to 3rd, Birds walk Jennings and Cano to load bases and Beltre hits one to the wall for the win. Bees win 3-2
Bees record 33-21
Lemonheads 1, Birds of Pray 2
G-1-M. Gonzalez threw a 6 hit CG , N Cruz hit a 2r homer, & C Davis
doubled off the top of the wall driving in 3 to lead Birds to a 7-1 win.
Action Jackson drove in only run for 'Heads. Gonzalez improved to 4-0.
G-2 J Castro capped off a 5 run inning w/ a 2r homer , Headley drove in 3 in Birds 7-3 win.B.Colon improved to 4-2. P Fielder went 2/4 with 2 rbi's for 'Heads.
G-3 RA Dickey & K Greinke hooked up in a classic pitchers duel, with a 0-0 game until Jackson hit a 2 out double in the bottom of the 8th to drive in pinch runner Donorfia with the only run in Heads 1-0 win.Greinke CG 7 hits 1 bb 5 K's, Dickey CG 5 hits 1 bb 6 K's in loss.
Eliminators 1, Lymebees 2
Game 1; Bumgarner vs Sale; Bees get 3 in first on 3 run HR by Ramirez,
Reyes hits 2 run HR in second, Bees get 1 in 4th, Eliminators get solo
HR by Rosario in 4th and Jones in 6th to tie score at 4-4, Bees get 2
run HR from Olivo in 7th and solo HR by Cano in 8th and win 7-4
Game 2;Tillman vs Johnson; Bees get 3 in 1st, Nelson solo HR in 4th, Bees add another run in 6th and win 4-1
Game 3; Burnett vs Price; Eliminators get 2 run HR by Mauer in 1st and two more runs in 6th and Price pitches a shutout 5 hits, 1 walk 12 K's and win 4-0
Bees record at 35-22 with one series left this period.
Birds of Pray 2, Shooting Stars II 1
The Stars & Birds hooked uo for an offensive display of baseball.
Birds scored 5 runs for the series and won 2 games as Stars scored 4.
G-1 Dickey throws 3 hit 2 BB 10k shutout & Birds get 2 out pinch hit double from A Gordon in the 7th for 1-0 win. Harrison & 2 relievers limited Birds to 3 hit & 4 BB.
G-2 Stars get solo Hr's from A. Fraud & Y Escobar to get 2-1 victory over Birds. A Dirks goes 4/4 with 3 doubles( 1 Hr turned back) & only RBI for Birds. Each team used 4 pitchers, giving up a combined 3 runs on 17 hits.
G-3 Birds get 1st inning RBI singles from N Cruz & N Markakis & a tie breaking RBI double in the 5th from Votto for 3-2 win.Stars held to 2 run homer from T Frazier in the 4th. W Davis retires all 5 BF for save.
With series win, Birds currently 5-1 vs Defending Champs.
Birds of Pray 1, Speakers 2
Today's lesson : How to wreck a pitching staff in 3 easy steps.
#1 Commit 4 errors, resulting in 2 unearned runs in a game tied @ 4 after 9 innings.
#2 Play 21 innings
#3 Bring in your closer for 8.1 innings
G-1 Birds get solo from N Cruz & 2 run hr from M Reynolds for 3-0 lead after 2. Speakers get 2 run triple from Cargo to tie game @ 3. Game tied at 4 after 9 innings.
Neither team able to push across a run until Speakers explode for 6 runs on 7 hits in the 21st. Birds closer pitches 8.1 innings before absorbing loss,
G-2 J Hayward hits 3 run 1st inning homer and Speakers pound Y Gallardo for 19 hits, 11 walks w/ 9 k's in 12-1 win. Hayward drives in 4, Hanigan 3 & Cespedes 2. C Headley gets RBI double for Birds. Cain throws 4 hit 3 bb C.G.
G-3 J Parker throws a 2 hit shutout w/ 0 BB & 6 k's and Birds get RBI's from Cruz, Ciriaco & Dirks in Birds 3-0 win.
Speakers scored 22 runs on 42 hits in first 2 games.
Lymebees 2, Arrogant Bastards 1
Game 1; Gonzalez vs Lee; After exchanging single runs in 4th Bastards
get 4 in bottom of 5th, Ramirez leads of 6 with solo HR, Bastards get
2 more in 8th, Bess get 2 run HR by Gonzalez in 9th and Bastards win 7-4
Game 2; Bailey vs Rodriguez; with 2 out in 3rd Olivo singles, attempt hit and run fails but Olivo steals second and Bees follow with 4 singles and get 3 runs, Bastards get solo lead off HR in 6th by Utley and Bees add one run in 8th and win 4-1
Game 3; Bumgarner vs Hamels; Bees get solo HR by Ramirez in 2nd, Bastards get 2 runs in 2nd on triple by LaRoche, Ramirez hits a 3 run HR with two out in 3rd and Bees add 1 run in 7th to win 5-2
Bees finish 2nd period at 37-23 and will wait for 3rd period to start.
Birds of Pray 3, Unhinged Wahoos 0
With the wind blowing out @ Wilson Park, Wahoo's got off to a quick start, with back to back solo's from Encarnacion & Dunn,in the 1st& P. Alvarez 3rd inning solo for 3-1 lead, before Birds got homers from M.Cabrera, (2run)& M. Reynolds (2run) in the 3rd inning & a Markakis 2 run Hr in the 4th to back Dickey's 4 hit 13 k performance in 9-3 win.
A.J.Ellis capped 4 run 2nd with a 3run Hr & Birds added 3 more in the 4th to back B.Colon's C.G. 8-3 win.E.Encarnacion hit 2 solo's for Wahoo's.
Birds get 2 run triple from N.Cruz & RBI double from Prado in 3 run 3rd to pace Birds to 5-1 victory and series sweep. Wahoo's got RBI double from C.Gomez in 7th.M.Moore 7,1 innings 3 hits 7 K's.
Birds improve to 29-28 with 4 game win streak.
Eliminators 2, Birds of Pray 1
In a sold out Wilson Park, with a playoff type atmosphere, the Birds
& Eliminators played three one Run games.
G-1 Eliminators built a 4-1 lead on RBI's by Granderson,C.Johnson, LuCroy & C.Nelson but Birds scored 3 in the 8th, RBI singles by (PH)Dirks, N.Cruz & game winning S.F. From J.Castro (PH) in 5-4 Birds win.
G-2. Eliminators take 5-1 Lead on 2 RBI's by A.Jones & 2run single by J.Reyes & hold on for 5-4 win.Birds got 2run Hr from A.Gordon & solo from M.Reynolds
G-3 J.Johnson throws 7 innings of shutout ball & C.Granderson drove in 3 to pace Eliminators to 4-3 win.Birds got 3run Hr from C Headley.
Birds fall to 32-31.