WCBL Recap: June 17th
Credit: The Southwest Booster
Weyburn Beavers vs Swift Current 57’s | 8 – 3
The Weyburn Beavers made WCBL history in last nights ballgame against the Swift Current 57’s after winning their 15th straight, improving their record to 15-2, while the 57’s fell to 10-7 for the season.
Beavers right-handed pitcher, Shaun Logan was given the start against the 57’s and earned the victory after throwing five innings, striking out two and only allowing one earned run. Manny Guzman collected his first WCBL pitching appearance when he came in relief in the sixth inning throwing four innings, only allowing two earned runs.
Right fielder, Jack Barrie of the Weyburn Beavers continued his dominating stretch as he went 3-3 with two homers, three RBI’s, and two walks in the wining effort. Barrie now leads the WCBL in home runs with seven, and has hit five of them in his last three games.
57’s catcher, Alex Stinnett went 3-5 in the loss, while third baseman, Jack Large went 1-4 with two RBI’s and a walk.
Swift Current righty, Zachary Patterson started for the 57’s taking the loss after he threw seven innings, striking out 11, allowing only three earned runs.
For full boxscore, visit http://baseball.pointstreak.com/boxscore.html?gameid=504189
Yorkton Cardinals vs Regina Red Sox | 6 – 7
It was a walk-off victory for the Regina Red Sox in front of their home crowd after right fielder, Ryan Eastburn crushed a homer to push them over the Yorkton Cardinals in a tight ballgame. The win improves the Red Sox to 12-3 on the season, while the Cardinals fall to 1-15.
Right-handed pitcher, Max Ludka got the start for the Red Sox, throwing six innings, striking out six, allowing only two earned runs, before Dylan Bells came in the seventh inning, striking out three batters. Jackson Cofer followed Bells, throwing one inning of work and earning the victory.
The Red Sox walk-off hero, Eastburn went 2-4 with an RBI, a double and a home run, while his teammate, first baseman, Griffin Keller went 2-4, with two runs scored, two RBI’s, and a double.
Right-hander, Payton Harris started for the Cardinals, throwing three innings, striking out three, allowing two earned runs before Andrew Magness came in relief, throwing five innings, striking out two and allowing five earned runs.
For full boxscore, visit http://baseball.pointstreak.com/boxscore.html?gameid=504188