Thursday, May 31, 2012



BR Yankees at SF Athletics

The Minors game of the week went the way of the Bear River Yankees who travel to Applegate Ball Fields on Thursday for a 5:30 game against the Sierra Foothill Athletics. Both team sit a top their respective division rankings. The Yankees took and early 4-0 lead and held on for a 7-1 win on the road.

Brekyn Vasquez started on the mount for the Yankees and struck out the first three batters he faced. But was relieved by Justin Powell in the second who took over with the bases loaded but pitched his team out of the jam giving up no runs and tallied four strike outs. Both pitcher threw 35 pitches and they were replaced.

Colton Jenkins started the scoring with a three RBI inside the park home run in the first as well as later in the game delivered a two RBI double and scored after being hit by a pitch. Powell hit a double while Vasquez also hit safely in the win.

Jenkins closed out the games final 1 2/3 innings with four strike outs while giving up one run on two hits.

"The Yankees played very well," a Yankees coach said. "The A's were pretty much shut down by our defense."

BR Cardinals at BR Tigers

The Cardinals dropped the Tigers by a score of 8-3 on Wednesday. Cole Winters started on the hill for the Cards manager Ralph Hurst and delivered one inning of shutout ball. Adam Malik relieved Winters striking out three while giving up a run. Caleb Hurst was called to relieve Malik with runners on first and second when Mason Harrison of the Tigers hit the first pitch which resulted in a two RBI triple.

The game was called in the fourth with bases loaded and two out as the Tigers were mounting a possible come back.

In the bottom of the first Zachary Hurst led off with a walk and Brennan Schad delivered an inside the park home run for the Cards. Caleb Hurst went two for two at the plate and Julian Edminister hit safley in the win.

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