ROYALS CROWN ORIOLES 10-2; LIZZIES AND RED SOX PLAY TO A 10-10 DRAW
In a riveting finish, the Yankees withstood a furious Jays comeback to win 10-8 in four innings of Peewee Division play at Christie Pits Diamond # 3 this evening.
With the score knotted at 6-6 after three innings, the Yankees pumped across four runs in the top of the fourth to take a 10-6 lead. Sparking the Bronx Bombers was a one out double by Jacob (5). After a walk to Michael (3), the Yankees cobbled together three consecutive singles hit respectively by Cameron (10), Matt (13) and Mark (11) to put four on the scoreboard.
However, the Jays refused to raise the white flag and staged a tenacious rally attempt in the bottom of the fourth. With two outs, Morgan (3) hit a single and Victor (1) walked. Eventually, Morgan scored on a double steal and Victor came home on a throwing error to cut the deficit to two runs.
The Jays proceeded to load the bases on a hit batsman, walk and a single.
After being roughed up and with the game on the line, Cameron (10) of the Yankees dug deep into his reserves to close out the victory by striking out the final Jays batter.
Kudos to the respective ‘Number Fives’ on the Yankees and Jays.
Jacob (5) of the Yankees pitched a scoreless 1-2-3 inning in the second (1 IP; 0 ER; 0 H; 0 W; 1 K) and also went 2 for 2 at the dish with two doubles (2 AB; 3 R; 2 H; 1 RBI).
Sam (5) of the Jays who also pitched a scoreless second inning (1 IP; 0 ER; 0 H; 2 W; 1 K; 1 HBP) and went 2 for 2 at the plate with a double (2 AB; 2 R; 2 H; 2 RBI; 1 HBP).
And a special kudos to Morgan (3) of the Jays who went 3 for 3 at the dish with a double; three runs scored and six stolen bases (3 AB; 3 R; 3 H; 6 SB).
In the nightcap on Diamond # 2, the Royals rolled over the Orioles 10-2. The highlight of the game was Naiemul’s (3) daring steal of home to put the Royals up 5-1.
The Lizzies and Red Sox jousted to a 10-10 tie in the early game on Diamond # 2. A highlight from the game was a clutch two run double delivered by Sam (12) of the Lizzies.