TEAM, SPONSOR REC. RUNS VS.
Waxroom Snappers 2-1 25 28
Lefty's River Dogs 1-1 19 12
Coors Light Cyclones 1-1 27 16
Wise Guy Dirtbags 1-2 12 27
Waxroom Snappers 5, Wise Guy Dirtbags 4
You could say the batters in this game got "nicked up" in a pitching duel between 23-year-old Nic Nottingham and 35-year-old Christian Nickum. Nottingham fanned 10 and Nickum netted 9 strikeouts in a narrow 5-4 victory for the Waxroom. Nottingham allowed only five hits and only one man, Kevin Rust, had two singles. Nickum gave up nine hits, but kept the bottom four in the Snaps' order ofer and surrendered only two runs after the first frame. Waxroom roped four consecutive hits the in the first, scoring on three of them. Dan Freeman (2 hits), Anthony Anderson (2 hits), Rod Watson (3-for-4) all came around. Paul Creighton nailed the first of his two key RBI. The Dirt Bags Chris Cook (double/2 runs) scored in the home first to make it 3-1. Huston Brashears led off the third with a hits and scored on a single by Rust to pull Wise Guy within one, 3-2. A run by Freeman pushed the Snaps to a 4-2 advantage in the fifth, but the Dirt Bags tied the game 4-4 in the sixth on a RBI double by Cook to score Rust. Bubba Nelson's double scored Cook. In the top of the seventh, Nottingham plated the game winning run on a RBI single by Watson. The Snappers flashed some serious leather to lock up the win, sending Wise Guy down in order in the final three innings.
Lefty's River Dogs 16, Waxroom Snappers 6
Lefty's rallied on two against the Snappers, who were missing some muscle with Anthony Anderson out of the lineup. The River Dogs blew open a 7-5 game in the sixth, pounding out five consecutive hits with a double by Pat McGee. McGee blasted his second homerun in as many games to help Lefty's to its first win. Pitcher Riley Nash scattered five hits in four innings of work. McGee finished with four hits, including two doubles. Jimmy Jorgenson went 4-for-5 with two runs. Danny Turner (2 hits) scored four times. Nash added two knocks and three runs.
Coors Light Cyclones 19, Wise Guy Dirtbags 2
The Cyclones busted out with an 11-run first frame, taking advantage of four base on balls, three hit batsmen and two errors by the Dirtbags. John Rathfon (3 runs) delivered a two-run double and Ryan Stavros reached the middle bag as well to ensure no men were left on base, T.J. Peterson went 5-for-5 with two doubles and three runs scores. Justin Herald had three singles and three runs. Stavros nailed two hits and three runs.
TUESDAY, JULY 17 (at Atkinson Park, not included in standings)
6:00 p.m. Lefty's River Dogs vs. Coors Light Cyclones
SUNDAY, JULY 22—No games scheduled
MONDAY, JULY 23 (at Atkinson Park)
6:00 p.m. Waxroom Snappers vs. Lefty's River Dogs
TUESDAY, JULY 24 (at Founders Field)
6:00 p.m. Coors Light Cyclones vs. Wise Guy Dirtbags
SUNDAY, JULY 29 (at Founders Field)
3:00 p.m. Lefty's River Dogs vs. Wise Guy Dirtbags
6:00 p.m. Waxroom Snappers vs. Coors Light Cyclones
Completion of July 10 Cyclones-Snappers game afterward
MONDAY, JULY 30 (at Founders Field)
6:00 p.m. Wise Guy Dirtbags vs. Waxroom Snappers
TUESDAY, JULY 31 (at Founders Field)
6:00 p.m. Coors Light Cyclones vs. Lefty's River Dogs