May 15, 2007
AL Game: 41

Home Run Expo   11
Wm Young Carpentry   10
    Seven Innings

This game was full of action through the first four innings. WYC had a 3-2 lead after one, but in the second HRE scored 3 runs to take a 5-3. Both teams traded runs in the third and fourth innings leaving HRE with a 10-8 lead. After a scoreless fifth inning WYC put two runs on the board to tie the game at 10, HRE stranded runners on second and third in the bottom of the inning, to send the game into extra innings.

In the top of the seventh WYC’s, Stephen Conroy lined the first pitch he saw toward right field, but HRE’s second baseman James Morris made a leaping grab for the first out of the inning. HRE pitcher James McConnon then struck out the next two batters to end the inning. In the bottom of the inning James Morris lined a double up the middle to start the inning. Austin Dinger came to the plate and grounded the ball to second the fielder checked the runner and recorded the out at first. At the throw to first base the runner on second broke for third, the WYC fielders tried to nail the runner at third but the throw sailed high and James Morris headed for home and slid under the tag at the plate to seal the game for HRE, 11-10.

WYC offense was led by, Brian Snow going (4-4), in addition, Ryan Frawely was (2-3) and Jason McLarney, Morgan McLean and Stephen Conroy were (2-4).

The HRE offense was led by Luke Ciminera (4-4), in addition, Chase Luffey, Brian Koskinen and James Morris all (3-4).

Pitch counts:

Team Pitcher Pitches
Home Run Expo C Luffey 42
A Dinger 25
N Ladd 12
J McConnon 42
Wm Young Carpentry J McLarney 44
B Snow 72
B Burns 4