Juggernauts use luck and power to sweep Bastards at Juggs home field.
Game 1 Santana vs Gio Gonzalez, Santana pitched a complete game for his first loss of the season. His 3 WP , 4 Walks to 10 strikeouts and 3 HR allowed ,really hurt his chances for the win . His second WP of the game came in the bottom of the fourth, Lowrie led off the inning with a single advanced to second on the WP and then Healy made a costly error to allow the juggs to get on the scoreboard first . Gennetts two run shot in bottom of fifth for a 3-0 lead . Juggs then add 1 in the sixth , but should have had 3 as Hicks 5 with runners on first and second was changed to a 7 . Top of the 6th bastards close the gap with back to back homers by Stanton and Sanchez. 4-2 now Juggs lead . Juggs add cushion tho in 7th and 8th with solo shots by Votto and Hicks . That’s all the juggs relievers needed to close out the game , Gonzalez went 5.1 innings no runs , only 1 hit and 1 walk with 4 ks for the win . 6-2.
Game 2 . Lance Lynn vs Alex Wood . Bastards score first inning, J Turner lead off single , Castro Fly ball RF Stanton HR turned back to a double , Sanchez walk bases full for Healy who hits into a potential DP but the juggs fielding 2 roll and Healy not having an S allows a FC score , runners first and third two outs and Wood Wiffs Ozuna to end the threat. Juggs bounce back tho with a Judge 2 run shot bottom of first . Wood gives up a run in the 4th and 6th . But the juggs 3 run 4th inning gave Wood all he needed to assure a win with K. Seagers clutch one out bases loaded double scoring 3 . Seager added a rbi double in bottom of 6th for insurance. Juggs win 6-3 Wood went 6 innings for the win Neschek gains a save . The bastards did have an opportunity in the 8th when Madson hit lead off Sanchez, Dee Gordon then in to pinch run , Gordon then is gunned down by Barnhart in a steal attempt.
Game 3 Hamels vs Carasco, hamels is pulled after 2.2 innings even tho he gave up no earned runs, it was Mauers two out error that loads the bases for a Delong 2 run single in bottom of 3rd. Which closes the gap with the Bastards big 3 run inning in the second inning. Carasco gives up a solo shot to Castro then a single to get chased out in the top of the 6th . Bastards lead 4-2 and bring out all the big guns to try and close out the game for a win and not get swept , Which they didn’t have happen to them the entire season last year . The juggs see Buesnitz, Jansen, Warren, Milner , and Wade Davis . Doesn’t look good for Juggs we are shut down completely for 5 innings, bottom off ninth Juggs losing Milner pitching to galvis to lead the inning. Juggs PH for Galvis with Khris (KRUSH ) Davis and Bam 66 homerun .now it’s 4-3 no outs Bastards favor still . Bastards pull Milner because schoop the next batter will be his 7th faced and schoop is a +4/-3 . Bastards bring in Davis to save the game . But , Boom 66 homer by Schoop tie game . Wow Juggs can’t believe it . Next up Smoak with his double ones but -3 vs righties, Juggs go with the power hitter and KABOOM a roll of 11 Homerun Juggs win , Juggs win we can’t believe it back to back to back for the win Incredible. And like I said at the very beginning super lucky Milner was a +41 and Davis +22 in power control