Stars at Juggs , play a 3 game competitive series . Game 1 : Righty May goes 8.1 ip with 1 hitter ( Cano PH double in top of 9th with one out ) Marte will PR for Cano and score for Mays 1 ER of the game . Thanks too an Ahmed solo homer off starter Yarborough in bottom of 5th and Canha run scored in bottom of 7th , Canha got on by a lead off catcher error . May gets a 2-1 win and Williams a save . Game 2 : kershaw pitches a complete game loss for visiting stars . Kershaw gives up a lead off bottom of first homer to Anderson and a 3 run homer to Ahmed in bottom of 6th . Juggs starter Hill gets a 4-1 win . And Williams gets his second save . Stars only run in top of 9th with 2 outs Bader hits a homer with one runner on but Williams turns it back to a rbi double. Game 3 : stars start their 3rd lefty Fried and Juggs start righty Dunning both starters are pulled within the first 3 innings . The stars use 5 relievers and Juggs use 6 in this game . Juggs strike first as Anderson hits a homer in lead off bottom of first but fried turns it back , Edman will bunt sac him to second and Canha rbi single Juggs up 1-0. Top of 2nd Darnaud lead off walk , Winker HBP, Taylor rbi single no outs , Juggs starter pulled . Freddy peralta in as relief to face cano. Bader PH for cano hits a fly to RF Winker scores on the tag from third but Taylor is thrown out trying to tag to second DP. Stars up 2-1 . Bottom of 3rd Juggs load bases with 2 outs but PH Santander Ks . Top of 4th stars plate two more runs off Winker homer . Stars up 4-1 . Top 5th stars score again and top of 6th get another run . Stars up 6-1 . Juggs rally in bottom of 8th for 5 runs to tie game , Edman lead off homer , Canha single, Cruz single, Ahmed walk bases full no outs , Santander grand slam Juggs , but stars reliever turns it into a bases clearing double, judge will score Santander with a one out single to tie game 6-6 .extra innings. Williams in at top off 9th pitches tired into the top of 11th where he finally gives up a lead off HBP , 2b, then 3 run homer to Rios, stars up 9-6 . Juggs bottom of 11th judge lead off homer but that’s all Juggs can manage and lose 9-7 . Juggs now 3-2 record .
Bringing Down the Regular Season Curtain
Juggs win game 1 at home 5-3 , glasnow starter for punks . Gonzales for Juggs .
Juggs lose game 2 6-3 . Up 3-2 in bottom of 8 punks exploded for 4 runs top of 9th .
Juggs lose game 3 at home tied game into the top of 7th . 1-1 . Freeman hits a two out 3 run homer one of only 3 hits for punks this game . Juggs lose 4-1 . Hill complete game loss . Juggs continue to lose extra base hits too pitchers and rolling singles in second column. This game lost one to pitcher and two others rolled singles . In game 1 we lost 3 0 to pitcher grade .
Juggs win game one of second series 5-1 . Juggs must win last 2 to force a play in game
Game 2 of second series punks at home , Juggs face glasnow again . Bottom of 5th early lead for punks Harper two run shot . But top of 6th Juggs plug glasnow with two doubles and a tauchman two run homer to lead 3-2 ( Donaldson 6 = homer runner on 3rd was turned back ) then top off 8th Edman lead off homer off glasnow Juggs up 4-2 going into bottom of 9th . Alfaro gets a single second on error because of bad roll for outfielder then Harper hits his second two run homer of the game to tie it . Two outs later Kendrick single , turner PR , steals second, Bell PH for Castellanos to face Brebbia, bell rbi single . Punks now lead 5-4 . Top 9th Yates in , k, k, F8, punks win 5-4 clinched playoff spot
Last game of series and season for Juggs and punks . We let my 9 year old son roll the whole game for both of us . He rolled more doubles and better than we both did the whole series lol . Punks win 11-6 . Punks had 13 hits Juggs had 6 hits . Buehler hit 3 batters in two innings. Juggs finished 40 -44, punks finish 44-40.
Just some fun notes from last series of 6 games with punks . Punks hit 14 homers 12 good . Juggs hit 11 homer 10 good . A huge note and a big reason why the Juggs only won 2 games . Juggs lost 10 0 ‘s to either pitcher grade or rolling a second column single . Glasnow in his two games actually converted 5 0’s to a 7. Glasnow the only starter I saw all year with an HBO rating stopped 3HBP , 2 of which in the same at bat . Edman had a great series for the Juggs going 7/26 with 3 homers a triple and a double, 6 rbi all from the lead off spot in 6 games . He also was a victim of glasnow losing 2 0’s to him . Juggs had 5 error in 6 games 3 made by pitchers . Edman unfortunately made 2 one at second and one at LF. Means in first game of away series pitched a 9 inning complete game win only one run allowed a homer , 3hits , 1 bb, 8k . This was one of the most enjoyable series for me all year. all the games were competitive with many crazy plays and lucky rolls.
‘Heads, Juggs Battle
Juggs at heads game 1 : minor 16(2y) for Juggs . Clippard 19(1x) for heads . Top 4th Soler one out double, Donaldson single, tauchman rbi single edman hits into DP Juggs up 1-0 . Top 5th judge lead off triple , Votto up Clippard pulled for lefty reliever Perez , Juggs make manager error without looking at runner on 3rd board PH +2 Santana for -6 Votto . But realize after vottos 8 would have been good . Juggs roll a 44 8 on both hitters cards but is taken away to a sac fly with Santana +2 . Juggs up 2-0 . Bottom 5th Donaldson second error of game to lead off Realmuto story then hits a two run homer to tie it . Top of 6th . Soler lead off homer ,Donaldson walk ,cishek in relief now to face tauchman , tauchman walk , Edman 66 blasts a 3 run homer to make up for previous Dp. Jugg up 6-2 . Bottom of 7th heads Santana lead off homer , story one out double, minor out kahnle in relief freese ph for luplow single story thrown out going for home Juggs up 6-3 win that way . Juggs 6/9/2 : heads 3/6/0. Game two Ryu 20(2y) Juggs against lefty Corbin 18(2x) only the second lefty Juggs have seen this season. Top of first Ahmed single, judge homer but +16 Corbin stops it runners second and third , no outs heads play close and cruz rolls a 41 =24 fc runner out at home Santana k tauchman line out so no runs . Top of 3rd judge lead off single tauchman 2 out double scores him , Juggs up 1-0 . Top 4th Murphy lead off single in second column , smith PR for Murphy, Molina single , Donaldson k one out , Ahmed homer but again +16 Corbin stops it smith scores but Molina is thrown out trying fir home , Juggs up 2-0 . ( so I went from potentially 5 runs with the two homers to only actually 1 because a +16 stopped both lol) bottom of 5th albies one out double Santana rbi double, Santana will score off Molina error ties game 2-2 . Bottom of 6th walker one out homer turned back by Ryu +26 , still 2-2 . Bottom of 7th realmuto one out double, story rbi single, luplow single, Ryu out kahnle in to face PH freese , freese hits into a dp but heads are up 3-2 now . Top of 9th Wilson in relief for heads Soler Ph for Ahmed walk Dejong will pr for Soler , judge rolls 11 =1 Wilson +22 doesn’t stop it Juggs up 4-3 . Giles in gets his second save in the series Juggs win 4-3 . Juggs 4/11/0: heads 3/8/1 . Game 3 : top of first Juggs start off strong, Edman single, tauchman single, Canha walk , Soler rbi walk , Donaldson rbi single, bases still full no outs Cruz hit into a dp 1-2-2-3 , Santana pop out ends inning. Juggs up 2-0 . Bottom of 1st story lead off double, Alberto one out rbi single, Martinez two run homer heads up 3-2 . Bottom of second heads explode for 6 runs story grand slam with no outs , walker two run homer with two outs heads up 9-2 . Top of 3rd Juggs have a chance to get back in the game , bases full one out , but Juggs can’t get a big hit . Heads score 6 more runs and win game 15-2 . Story went 5/6 with 3 doubles and a homer , 4 runs scored and 6 rbi just in that game. On the other hand Cruz went 0/10 in the series, but at least judge hit for the cycle in the series triple game one . Game two he was 3/4 single double homer . Juggs 2/9/0: heads 15/17/1
Heads Bring Brooms
Juggs lose 3 at home to lemonheads . Game 1 lemons 10 juggs 1 . Game 2 :lemons 4 Juggs 3 . Lemons walker lead off homer top of 9th off kahnle will win for lemons . Game 3:lemonheads 6 Juggs 3 . Bottom of second Juggs get 2 unearned runs from lemons two errors in inning . Top 5th lemons tie it . Bottom 6th Juggs score one Soler double Cruz rbi double up 3-2 . Top 7th lemons get 3 doubles and single to score 3 and lead 5-3 , they get another top 9th lemons up 6-3 . Bottom of 9th judge lead off walk , Donaldson k , Wong double, runners second and third one out Votto up clipboard in for starter giolito, Santana Ph for Votto his 8 are good plus 4 power numbers and 5 walks , but he wiffs and Dejong grounds out to end game . Juggs did not roll a single 66 the entire series and had only one homerun. The heads hit 9 homers with two taken back and had 16 extra base hits to the Juggs 8 , Juggs record now 33-33.
Juggs Slip Past Wahoos
Canha was injured in game two and must miss the first game of the next series. Thank you to Brian for helping out.
Game one Juggs 8-4. Game two Wahoos 3-1. Game three Juggs 3-2 in ten innings.
Wahoos now 28-35.