Game 1: Hill v Gausman. The Browns get all their offense in the first 3 innings, but it would be enough. They score 4 in the first with homers from Dozier and Abreu, add two in the 2nd with solo shots from Perez and Seager and sore a 7th run on a Maybin RBI double in the 3rd. The Eliminators had 9 hits but only managed 2 runs off Hill and 2 relievers. Browns 7/10/0 Eliminators 2/9/0
Game 2: Tanaka v Hernandez. The Elims jump on the board first when Herrrera singles to lead off the game, steals 2nd, moves to 3rd on a FC and scores on a Freeman Sac Fly. The Sharts sent 9 men to the plate while scoring 4 runs in the 3rd inning with a little help from a Hernandez error. A Lucroy RBI single in the top of the 4th cut the lead to 4-2 and the Elims tied it up in the 6th when Freeman led off with a double and Donaldson homered to chase Tanaka. The Browns loaded the bases in the 7th, but pinch hitter Dexter Fowler K’d to keep it tied. It stayed tied until the bottom of the 10th when Ramirez led off with a double, moved to 3rd on a FC and scored on Fowler’s single to win it for Shartlesville. Browns 5/9/1 Eliminators 4/6/1
Game 3: Lester v Sale. Once again the Eliminators struck first as Segura reached via a 2-base E3 leading off the game. He came in to score on an E9 in the next at bat as the Elims got a run without a hit in the 1st. A Calhoun second column homer tied it at 1 in the bottom of the 3rd and the Browns pushed in front with an unearned run of their own in the 4th. The Elims got their first hit off Lester in the 5th when former Brown HanRam hit a solo shot to tie it up at 2. But the Browns went right back in front 3-2 in the bottom of the 5th when Sean Rodriguez touched ‘em all. Dozier would add an insurance solo homer in the 8th and Donnie Hart and Brad Ziegler worked perfect 8th and 9th to secure the sweep for the Sharts. Browns 4/8/2 Eliminators 2/1/1
The Browns may have used up all the offense left in our dice for the whole season slashing .273/.324/.566 for the series.
For the first time in Browns History we led off all 3 games of a series with a hit. Although only 1 scored.
The Browns are now 10-15 in games started by a LHP, 27-23 in games started by a RHP, 2-3 in extras and 11-14 in 1-run games. 4 of the Sharts 5 extra inning games have come against the Eliminators.
The Browns are currently scheduled to take on the Stars on 10/15 and the Bees on 10/22 but will look to potentially play on Saturday the 14th as well.