This is where you'll find game and series recaps from this season's 2nd Period (June-July-August). 1st Period Highlights (March-April-May) - 3rd Period Highlights (September-October-November).
Wednesday, July 2 - Lemonheads at Birds of Pray
G-1 C.Johnson homered,singled & drove in 3 to lead Heads to a 4-1
win. Birds score on N.Cruz homer.
G-2 J. Uribe had a 2 run double & C.Johnson & A.Jackson each had 3 hits in Heads second straight 4-1 win. Birds score on J.Votto homer. F.Liriano threw a CG with 4 hits, 2 walks & 15 Ks.
G-3 Birds got a 2 run homer in the 1st from Votto & scored 5 in the 2nd, of which 4 were unearned. Heads got 3 in the 2nd & 3 in the 3rd to make game 8-6 after 3. Birds got 3 more in the 7th on 3 walks & a bases clearing double by Markakis in Birds 11-6 win. A.Jackson singled & tripled driving in 2 for the Heads.
Sunday, July 13 - Lymebees at Unhinged Wahoos
Game 1: Lester vs Bumgarner; Wahoo's get a 2-run HR by Dunn in the 2nd
and add 2 more in 3rd. Lymebees get a solo HR by Beltre in 4th. Wahoo's
get an unearned run in 5th. Lymebees get another solo HR by Beltre in
the 9th. Wahoos win 5-2.
Game 2; Masterson vs Kuroda; Wahoo's get a solo HR by Cabrera in first. Lymebees score 4 runs in the 5th. Cano gets a 3-run HR in the 8th and the Lymebees score 5 in the inning. Lymebees add 2 more runs in the 9th and the Wahoos get a solo HR by Alvarez in 9th. Lymebees win 11-2.
Game 3; Wainwright vs Wheeler; Wahoo's score 2 runs in the first and add one unearned run in the 2nd. Lymebees get solo HRs by Avila and Cano in the 8th. Wahoos win 3-2.
Lymebees record 21-22.
Tuesday, July 15 - Lemonheads at Lymebees
Game 1; Lackey vs Gray; Bees score 3 runs in the 6th with Beltre hitting
a 2-out 2-run double. Lemonheads get a 2-out 2-run HR by Desmond in the
9th. Bees win 3-2.
Game 2; Greinke vs Gonzalez; Lemonheads get 2 unearned runs in the 3rd. Bees score 1 run in the 8th on a 2-out double by Cano. Hochevar comes in in the 9th and gives up solo HRs to Gomes, Davis and Butler. Lemonheads win 5-1.
Game 3; Iwakuma vs Burnett; Bees get a 2-out 3-run HR by Beltre in the 3rd, a solo HR by Beltran in 6th, and Yelich hits a 2-run HR in the 8th. Both pitchers pitch complete games with Burnett pitching a 5-hit shutout. Bees win 6-0.
Lymebees now 23-23 and ready to schedule series at home or away.
Thursday, July 17 - Arrogant Bastards at Birds of Pray
G-1 Birds get solos from J.Castro (gift) & A.Gordon and M.Moore goes
7 IP, 2 hits, 0 BB & 10 Ks. Stanton hit solo for AB. C. Lee CG 6 hits,
2 BB 8 Ks. Birds win 2-1.
G-2 A.Gordon (3-4) hit a triple & homer driving in 2 in Birds 4-1 win. M.Trout drove in ABs run with a SF in the 1st. C.Hamels CG, 7 hits 1bb 11 Ks.
G-3 ABs get a 2nd inning double from Longoria & a triple from D. Brown for the only run in 1-0 ABs win. J. Cosart went 7IP, 2 hits, 2 BB, 6 Ks for the win.
Series notes: J.Iglesias singled in the 1st inning, G-1,and was ejected after being picked off; the first of 3 Birds to be picked off in G-1. Birds had 1 more picked off in G-2. Andrus & Gardner each had a bunt single for the ABs. Altuve had a PH bunt single (after rolling a 0/6) for the Birds.
Thursday, July 24 - Birds of Pray at Eliminators
G-1 A.McCutchen singled, homered & drove in 3 and C.Sale threw a
C.G. 5-hitter to lead the Eliminators to a 3-1 win. McCann hit a solo
for the Birds.A.Gordon made a great catch on a sinking liner in the 6th
to start a triple play.
G-2 B.Colon threw a 6-hit shutout & R. Gennett hit a ph 2-run homer to lead the Birds to a 3-0 win.
G-3 Elims took 4-0 lead on A. Jones' 3-run homer. Birds tie on a 2-run triple by McCann & a solo by C. Davis. Teams swap runs before Eliminators won on a SF by J. Donaldson (his 2nd SF) in the 16th inning for a 6-5 win.
Monday, July 28 - Birds of Pray at Shooting Stars II
G-1 Stars use a strike out/passed ball to score 2 unearned runs &
R.Ross went 2.2 innings of no hit ball to give Stars 4-2 win. J.J. Hardy
homered for the Birds.
G-2. J.Herrera hit a 3-run 1st inning homer & Stars got 5 hits & 2 walks in the 4th to score 4 enroute to a 8-5 win. J.J.Hardy homered twice, driving in 3 for the Birds. T.Cingrani struck out 12 in 7.2 innings.
G-3 M.Kemp hit a 2 run double capping a 3-run 1st inning & J.Peralta drove in 2 to lead Stars to a 7-4 win & a series sweep. J.J.Hardy homered & drove in 2 for Birds.
Stars pounded out 33 hits, 27 in last 2 games. Stars drew 16 walks against 9 positive control Bird pitchers.
J.J. Hardy homered in all 3 games, 2 in game 2. Birds had 16 hits turned into outs.
Sunday, August 3 - Lymebees at Speakers
Game 1; Bumgarner vs Verlander; Speakers score 2 runs in second, Bees
get an unearned run in 3rd, Speakers get 2 more runs in 3rd and 1 run
in 7th; Verlander pitches complete game and wins 5-1.
Game 2; Wheeler vs Zimmerman; Bees score 1 run in first after a lead off triple by Yelich, Speakers tie score on a Castro HR in 3rd, Bees get 4 runs in 7th and single run in 9th to win 6-1.
Game 3; Gonzalez vs Hernandez; Bees score single run in 1st, 3 runs in 2nd, after a lead off walk to Rizzo Castro hits a 2 run HR in 3rd and Speakers get bases loaded with one out in 3rd, Bees relieve Gonzalez with Romo and he gets out of inning, Bees get 2 run HR by Cano in 5th, solo HR by Beltre in 7th, in 8th Bees get solo HR by Simmons and 2 run HR by Yelich and Bees bullpen shuts down Speakers the remainder of game. Bees win 10-2.
Bees win series 2-1 and record is now 25-24.
Monday, August 11 - Lymebees at Shooting Stars
Game 1; Kuroda vs Minor; Bees get solo HR by Navarro in the 1st. Stars
get 2-run HR by Pence in the 4th. Bees get 2 runs in the 7th and add another
run in the 8th. Bees' bullpen gives up zero hits over 4.2 IP. Bees win
Game 2; Bumgarner vs Cingrani; Stars score 3 runs in the 2nd and 1 run in the 5th. Bees get a 3-run HR by Navarro in the 6th. Stars get a 2-run HR by Kemp in the 7th. Bees score 2 runs in the 8th. Stars get a run on a Pedroia fielders choice rare play in the 8th. Bees would get a solo HR by Ramirez in the 9th and load the bases, but Stars' Chapman would get the save. Stars win 7-6.
Game 3; Burnett vs Quintana; Bees get a 2-run HR by Baker in the 2nd and a 3-run HR by Hosmer in the 4th to go on to win 9-0, as Burnett piches a complete game 2-hit shutout.
Bees record now 27-25.
Monday, August 11 - Speakers at Asian Tsunamis
The Speakers made quite the statement in Red Land territory with a 40
hit/19 run series sweep of the Tsunamis team who could only muster 6 runs
in 3 games. The Speakers new "10" SS paid dividends all night
long with several Fielding One rolls.
Game 1: Matt Harvey threw a complete game 9-1 victory while David Wright and Brandon Moss each blasted 2 run homers for upsart woofers.
Game 2: Speakers took early 3-0 but were shut down by Tsunami pitchers the rest of the way. Mark Ellis hit a second column HR and Miguel Cabrera hit an RBI double in the 8th to make things interesting at 3-2. Tsunamis had runner at 2nd in the bottom of the 9th with one out but Janssen came on to get pop outs from Lowrie and Ellis.
Game 3: Andrelton Simmons who wore his fielding glove while batting hit a grand slam in the 2nd to make it 4-0. Both Ortiz and Norris homered for the Tsunamis but Speakers dominated 7-3.
Tuesday, August 12 - Birds of Pray at Asian Tsunamis
Less than 24 hours after being swept, the Tsunamis bounced back and
swept the Birds of Prey. The Birds mustered only 8 runs on 13 hits while
the Tsunamis had 15 runs for the series.
Game 1: Two Birds errors and 6 Tsunami BB's were complimented by a Jordy Mercer triple to get the Tsunamis a 4-3 lead in the 5th which would stay that way after Theilbar closed things out in the 9th.
Game 2: Hector Santiago in a rare start through a complete game 8-3 victory after taking a no hitter into the 7th. A Didi Gregorious triple and Wellington Castillo double lead to 5 runs and fueled the victory for the Champions.
Game 3: Cabrera homered in the 6th to make it 3-0 Tsunamis but Scooter Gennett and Chris Davis each homered in the 9th to ruin Cueto's complete game bid and shutout. The Birds had tying run on base with one out but Votto K'd and then Santiago Casilla came on to get PH Nelson Cruz to fly out to the warning track and give the Tsunamis the sweep.
Tsunamis now 27-22!
Thursday, August 14 - Devil Dogs at Birds of Pray
G-1 B.Phillips hits a 3-run pinch-hit homer in the 7th to bring the Dogs
back from a 4-0 deficit, then doubled (turned back homer) in the 9th to
give the Dogs a 6-4 win. Birds got a 3-run triple from Hardy.
G-2 M.Moore out dueled C.Kershaw. Birds got an RBI triple in the 6th from Iglesias & a solo from C.Davis in the 7th for a 2-0 Birds win. Moore 7.2 - 6 hits 1 BB. M.Rivera got a 4-out save. Kershaw 8 innings 4 hits 1 BB 4 Ks.
G-3 Birds get a 2-run homer from A.Gordon, then a 5-run 6th, highlighted by B.McCann's 3-run homer enroute to a 7-2 win. M.Gonzalez 8 IP, 4 hits 1 BB 6 Ks.
The Birds 2nd game win broke an 8 game losing streak.
Saturday, August 16th - The Plague at Lymebees
Game 1; Chacin vs Gonzalez; The Plague get a run in the 4th on a leadoff
3-base error to Hunter and a Goldschmidt single. The Plague add another
run in the 7th. Chacin pitches a complete game shutout. Plague win 2-0.
Game 2; Fernandez vs Wheeler; The Plague get a run on a double play ground out in the 3rd. Fernandez gives up a 2-out rare play single in the 8th and a leadoff single in the 9th enroute to a 2-hit 1-0 win for The Plague.
Game 3; Ryu vs Bumgarner; Goldschmidt hits a 3-run HR in the 1st. The Bees score one run in the 1st, then Navarro hits a 3-run HR in the 1st. Bees add solo HRs by Jennings in the 5th and Braun in the 7th and hold on to win 6-4.
Lyme Bees record 28-27.
Wednesday, August 20 - Devil Dogs at Lymebees
Game 1; Kershaw vs Gonzalez; Bees score in the first with Beltre hitting
a 2-out double to score Navarro. Dogs get 3 runs in the 3rd, 4 runs in
the 4th, 2 runs in the 5th, 2 runs in the 7th, and a single run in the
8th with Soriano hitting 2 HRs and Ramirez with one. Dogs win 12-1.
Game 2; Strasburg vs Kuroda; Bees get one run in the 2nd. Dogs tie the score with a Harper HR in the 6th. Bees get 2 runs in the 7th. Dogs get a run in the 8th. Bees win 3-2.
Game 3; Shields vs Bumgarner; Dogs get a 2-run HR by Ramirez in the 1st. Bees get a 2-run HR by Beltran and add another run in the 1st. Dogs tie the game in the 3rd and get another Ramirez HR in the 5th. The Bees tie the game in the 8th. Cano leads off the bottom of the 9th with a game-winning HR. Bees win 5-4.
Wednesday, August 20 - Lymebees at Birds of Pray
Game 1; Wheeler vs Colon; Bees get a 2-run HR by Avila in the 3rd. Bees
get a 2-run HR by Adams in the 4th. Bees get a solo HR by Beltran in the
5th. Birds get a 2-run HR by Markakis in the 7th to end the scoring. Bees
Game 2; Gonzalez vs Teheran; Bees get a 3-run HR by Beltre in the 2nd and score 6 runs in the 2nd. Bees add 3 more in the 6th. Birds get a run in the 9th to avoid a shutout. Bees win 9-1.
Game 3; Kelly vs Wood; Bees get a run in the 1st. Ruiz hits a 2-run HR for the Bees in the 2nd. Birds get a solo HR by Castro in the 2nd. Birds get another run in the 5th. Bees get one run in the 7th and hold on. Bees win 4-2.
First series sweep for the Bees this year.
Monday, September 8 - Birds of Pray at Speakers
The Birds traveled to Riegle Park for the managerial debut of Earl Weaver.
G-1 The Birds scored 8 runs on 11 hits in the 1st 4 innings, enroute to a 9-5 win. The Birds had 4 players with 2 RBIs (Hardy, McCann, Gordon & Markakis) & the Speakers hit 4 solo homers (Pujols (2), Cargo & Simmons (gift). The Birds got 14 hits.
G-2 The Speakers sent 12 batters to the plate in the 6th, & scored 7 runs enroute to a 7-3 win. Puig homered to start the inning, & then capped it with a 3-run double. Birds got solos from Headley & Nava. The Birds scored 3 times on 14 hits.
G-3 C. Davis broke a scoreless tie in the 6th with a solo, & the Speakers got homers, Heyward (solo) & B. Moss (2 run) in the bottom of the 6th for a 3-1 Speakers win. A.Wood went 8 innings, 2 hits.
The Speakers scored in only 2 innings in the last 2 games, winning both.
Tuesday, September 9 - Birds of Pray at Unhinged Wahoos
G-1 Wahoos go up 2-0 in the 2nd on an Encarnacion homer and a Mesoraco
double (unearned run). Birds tie in the 8th on an RBI single (Gennett)
and a two out triple by Votto. No scoring til Votto homers in the 13th
for a 3-2 Birds win.
G-2 M. Gonzalez threw 101 pitches in a 4-hit shutout and C. Davis hit #15 in the 6th for a 1-0 Birds win. C.J. Wilson went the distance on a 4-hitter for the Wahoos.
G-3 J.Lester threw a complete game 4-hit shutout and Dozier had a 2-run single in a 3-run 4th to give the Wahoos a 5-0 win.
Birds finish the 2nd period at 30-40.