THE JAYS GROUNDED THE O’s TO WIN THEIR FIRST ROUND ROBIN GAME OF THE TOURNAMENT
Game Report composed with file from Paul Kelly
Beneath serene summer skies, the Jays defeated the Orioles 5-2 in 4 ½ innings to win their first game of the Peewee Division Round Robin.
The Jays used a combination of opportune offense and solid pitching to prevail over the Orioles.
Here are the highlights:
- Jays pitchers Keegan (2), Reid (13) and Sam (12) combined to limit the potent Orioles offense to two runs over the course of five innings.
- Orioles reliever Simon (5) threw two stellar innings in the third and fourth to keep the Jays off the scoreboard.
- Reid (13) powered a 2 RBI ground rule double in the second.
- Noah (15) and Leo (7) came scored the O’s runs.
The Jays (1-0) will play their next round robin game against the Royals (1-0) on Friday night at 7:45 p.m. Meanwhile, the Orioles (0-1) will face the Lizzies (0-1) in their next round robin game on Friday evening at 5:45 p.m.
PEEWEE DIVISION STANDINGS (after 2 of 8 Round Robin Games played)
THURSDAY RESULT: Jays 5 Orioles 2