June 12, 2010

ML Playoff Game 4


Baker Printing    7

Hagan's Funeral Home    5



Baker Printing defeated Hagan's today by a score of 7-5 to advance to the winners bracket final against Advocare.  James McConnon started the game off with a solo HR.  Baker responded with 3 runs in the bottom of the 1st coming off an RBI single by Manny Ruffin followed by an 2 run double by Devlin Ward.  In the 2nd inning, Mark Dombroski reached base on an error and later stole home to make the score 3-2 Baker.   In the bottom of the 2nd, James McGowan and Kyle Virbitsky led off with back to back singles, and both scored on an RBI double by Jake Glavin to make it 5-2 after 2 innings.  After a scoreless 3rd inning, Hagan inched closer thanks to an RBI single by Stevie Moppert.  Baker scored 2 more runs in the 3rd thanks to an RBI single by Joey Cimino and a bases loaded walk by Delvin Ward to give Baker a 7-3 lead after 4.  Jimmy Covello led off the 5th inning with a solo HR to left field for Hagan to make the score 7-4.  Hagan added a run in the top of the 6th on a single by Stevie Moppert but that was as close as they got as Baker prevailed 7-5.
Baker received solid pitching from their 11 year duo of Kyle Virbitsky and Alex Burman.  Kyle pitched 4 innings allowing 4 runs on 4 hits and struck out 7 batters.  Alex Burman picked up the save by allowing just one run, 3 hits, and striking out 3 batters.
Pitch Counts:
        Virbitsky  86
        Burman  33
        McConnon  85
        Dynamite "DJ" White  7