THE GO GO LIZZIES RALLY FOR TWO RUNS IN THE FINAL INNING TO USURP THE RED MACHINE IN AN EDGE OF YOUR SEAT THRILLER AT CHRISTIE PITS
Game Post composed with a file from Bob Garden
Under warm and wondrous summer skies this evening at Christie Pits Diamond 2, the Lizzies edged the Reds 10-9 in an exciting three inning Mosquito Division seesaw battle royale.
In a hard fought and well contested game between two well balanced and talented squads, the Reds rallied with resolve in the top of the third to take a one run lead over the Lizzies.
However, the Go Go Lizzies refused to surrender easily and regrouped to stage a ferocious comeback. Trailing 9-8, the Lizzies rallied in grand fashion by scoring two runs in the bottom of the third to usurp the Big Red Machine and claim the treasure of sweet victory.
Capping the Lizzies comeback was Fatima’s (14) bases loaded RBI walk that allowed Luke (5) to saunter home with the winning run.
Here are the Reds highlights:
- Playing for the Reds, Rookie Ball call up Aaron (10) had a triple and then scored a run in his first ever Mosquito Division ball game.
- Tillie (13) of the Reds had a great game with three hits and pitched two strong innings. Tillie also spearheaded the Red Machine’s strong third inning offensive surge with a two RBI single.
- Harrison (8) successfully stole home base for one of his two runs of the night.
- Reds pitcher Dylan (15) tossed a great inning in the second.
Bonus Lizzies Game Post composed by Paul Bagnell
Don’t look now, but the Lizzies have all of a sudden become one of the hottest teams in TP Baseball’s Mosquito Division.
The Lizzies beat the Reds in a 10-9 nailbiter on a beautiful mid-summer evening on Christie Pits diamond 2. Three complete innings were played.