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LB Giants Nab Minors Division Win Over LB Dodgers

03/09/2019, 7:00pm PST
By K. Watten/GameChanger

The LB Minors Dodgers scored four runs in the fifth inning, propelled by singles by Lucas N and Keegan G. However the LB Giants stormed back and won 14-6 on Saturday. 

There was plenty of action on the basepaths as the Giants  collected 15 hits and Dodgers had nine. The Giants fired up their own offense in the first inning and scored one run when Nicholas Y singled. In the bottom of the second inning, the Dodgers tied things up at two when Luke M singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.

After the Giants scored four runs in the top of the fifth, the Dodgers answered with four of their own. The Giants scored when Bode V singled on a 3-1 count, scoring one run, Alex V grounded out, scoring one run, and Charlie H singled on a 0-2 count, scoring two runs. The Dodgers then answered when Lucas singled on a 0-1 count, scoring two runs and Keegan singled on a 1-2 count, scoring two runs.

The Giants pulled away for good with three runs in the third inning. In the third Auggie B doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run, Jackson W singled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run, and Jackson G grounded out, scoring one run.

The Giants tallied five runs in the fourth inning. Maddox G, Auggie, and Jackson each drove in runs during the inning.

Jackson was the winning pitcher for the Giants, allowing zero runs on zero hits, striking out three. Tate H entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief. Tate recorded the last three outs to earn the save.

The Giants racked up 15 hits in the game as Auggie, Tate, Charlie, and Jackson all collected multiple hits. Auggie led the way with three hits in three at bats. The Giants also stole nine bases during the game as three players stole more than one. Jackson led the way with two.

The Dodgers totaled nine hits themselves as Keegan and Lucas all managed multiple hits. Keegan went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead the Dodgers hits. Despite the loss they tore up the base paths, as multiple stole at least two bases. Lucas led the way with two.

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