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Voice-over pro. Former broadcaster. Current president of Harrisburg Senators Fan Club. My passion is "baseball" - the strategic nine-player game (without a DH) where each player must run, hit and field.

Elims Soar to 1st

Juggs continue losing streak at 6 in a row. Juggs travel to Eliminators, get swept and out rolled again. Had same results against Steve in prior series. Game 1 Juggs 6runs 11 hits 0 errors Sabathia loss. Elims 13 runs 17 hits 0 errors. Syndegard 8 ip win . Harper 3/5 2 doubles, 3 run homer . Castellanos 1/5 3 run homer . Game 2 : Gonzales loss  Juggs 2 runs 7 hits 0 errors, Elims Buehler win 7 ip 2ER . Elims 7 runs 8 hits 0 errors. Harper 1/4 two run homer . Rosario PH 3 run homer . Gomes 2/3 double, solo homer. Game 3 : chacin loss Juggs 2 runs 6 hits 0 errors. Taillon win Elims 4 runs 12 hits 1 error. Votto 1/3 solo homer 2 walks .Harper 1/3 solo homer two walks . Top of 9th Elims winning 4-2 . Springer walk , Cron PH walk , Ahmed pop catcher , Hicks k two outs , Mchugh pulled after 8 batters faced . smith in to face Votto , walk Bases full. Muncy flyout Center. Only competitive game of series. Juggs now 34-29.

Manager Tim

Speakers: Juggs

Juggs win 2 of 3 in wild series . And I do mean wild . The series had a combined 28 walks and 6 HBP . ( Juggs walks 15 HBP 2 ) ( Speakers walks 13 HBP 4) Game 1 . Stripling throws a complete game win 7-3 . 8 hits 2ER 1BB 7K 1HR.  Top of second machado in the 5 hole lead off double, posey single, machado to 3rd . Soto hits into a double play but Machado will score from 3rd . 1-0 speakers. Top of 3rd Merrifield one out single, Rendon pop to 3rd second out . Betts single , Bryant 14 turned to 2 balls , Juggs think about IBB for +13 Bryant vs lefty starter Gonzales. But Juggs go for the out . PLUNK Bryant HBP fills bases with two outs . Machado gets an rbi walk when +35 Gonzales can’t stop it . Posey then rolls a 66 =0 second column 1 , Gonzales +21 no luck Posey Grand Slam. Soto makes 3rd out . Speakers up 6-0 . Gonzales down graded 5 points . Base of 6 . Top of 7th Gonzales still in going for possible upgrade from base 6 in third inning. Is a base 5 because of fatigue. Rendon lead of single, Betts +5 rolls 12 = single (8),Bryant +13 rolls 65 = single (11) and scores Rendon . Speakers up 7-0 .bottom of 7th Juggs get a two run homer from Hicks. 7-2 speakers. Top 8th Gonzales still in . Runners 1st and 3rd no outs Merrifield DP runner holds . Rendon pop 3rd end inning. Bottom 8th Molina lead off double, Villar PR , Smith 4-3 moves Villar to 3rd . Peralta Rbi single. Votto 9 converts to 26 , Fielding one HO Slow Batter becomes Double play . Speakers up 7-3 . Top of 9th Gonzales trying to take one for the team . Base grade 1. Betts walk , Bryant single , Machado HBP loads bases no outs . Gonzales finally pulled . Bradley in relief gets posey pop second, Soto K, Baez k . Speakers win 7-3 with 15 hits one error. Juggs had 8 hits no errors. Machado was 2/3 with a double an rbi a walk 2 runs and HBP . Soto was 0-5 with 3k and a DP for Speakers. Game 2 : Sabathia gets start for Juggs . Carlos Martinez for Speakers. Top second posey lead off single, Bellinger DP, Baez single steals second, Haniger fly ball to Peralta miss reads it for a two base error scoring Baez . Speakers 1-0. Bottom second, Muncy lead off walk ( Martinez is a -25 control) Winker walk , Hicks pop catcher, Gennett rbi single, Dejong DP tied 1-1 . Top 3rd rendon lead of single Betts walk , Bryant DP Rendon to 3rd, machado 6-3 3rd out . Bottom of 3rd Molina lead of K , Smith single steals second, Peralta second column 4 triple rbi, Votto second column 6 double rbi, Muncy single, Winker rbi single, Hicks single column 5 runners 1st and 2nd = triple two RBI, Gennett K , Dejong walk ,Molina 9 but five run down grade will allow Martinez to make it an out . Juggs up 6-1 . Bottom of 4th Martinez still in , smith lead of walk steals second, Peralta walk , Votto walk, Muncy sac fly to RF , Winker walk , Hicks sac fly to LF, Gennett K , Juggs up 8-1 . Top 5th Merrifield lead of single, Rendon HBP, Betts 1-3 moves runner to second, Bryant IBB fills bases . Machado BB rbi, posey K, Bellinger flyout. Juggs up 8-2 . Top 6th Baez lead off single, Haniger HR single Baez to 3rd . Sabathia pulled . Hirano in , Merrifield sac fly to RF scores Baez , Rendon k , Betts HBP , Buchter in to face PH Rizzo , Rizzo -9 pulled for Simmons who pops to 3rd . Juggs up 8-3 . Top 7th Oh in for Juggs , posey walks and scores that inning. Juggs up 8-4 , bottom 7th Juggs get insurance run Because of a two out error from posey eventually leads to an rbi single from smith, Juggs up 9-4 and they need it as the speakers score 4 runs in the top of 9th Baez rbi double and Rendon two out 3 run homer . Juggs win 9-8 Sabathia manages to get the win . Juggs 9 hits 11walks 2 errors, Speakers 11 hits 8 walks 2 HBP one error . Game 3 : Juggs throw another lefty Woods 6ip 6 hits 1ER 3BB 7K for the win 9-3 , Carasco goes 3 innings in relief for a save . Juggs smack around Speakers starter Mikolas for 11 hits 6 ER 1 HR and 3BB over 6.2 IP. Trevino in relief for Speakers goes 1.1 innings gives up solo shots to Votto, Muncy and Hicks in bottom of 8th . Votto gets on base every plate appearance. Single run scored, walk, walk RS, Single, Homerun. Gennett was 3/5 and is on a 9 game hitting streak. Dejong got HBP twice by Mikolas. Juggs had two sac again by Muncy and Hicks , Juggs 15 hits one error, Speakers 7 hits no errors. Soto came back to play game 3 after being benched in game 2 and went 3/4 with two doubles and a homer . Juggs are now 34-23 play Steve Monday night .

Manager Tim

The Plague Scrubbed by Juggs

Juggs open second half of season as away team vs plague . I must say this was one of my best rolled series of the season, the dice were hot . Game 1: chacin for Juggs . Gibson for plague. Bottom of first plague strike first Brantley one out walk , bregman walk Lindor infield single loads bases . Goldschmidt sac fly to center gives plague 1-0 lead . Top 2nd lead off Muncy gets to first on Lindor error, Winker K, Hicks walk, Gennett single loads bases but Dejong hits into a DP to end inning. Top of 3rd Juggs get another chance. Smith on first with one out error wendle, Peralta hit and run rolls 66=1 but No homer by hit and run change, double runner scores. Votto grounder to pitcher moves Peralta to 3rd . Muncy two out single scores Peralta. Winker walk , Hicks 5 with runners on 1st and 2nd should be a triple , but 11 graded Gibson makes it a 7 single scores Muncy. Gennett singles scores Hicks, Dejong 42 HBP loads bases , Molina flyout to Center 8 taken away . Juggs up 4-1 no earned runs . Bottom of 3rd Brantley one out single, Bregman double, runners 2nd and 3rd one out , Lindor fc to second scores Brantley, bregman to 3rd , Goldschmidt flyout ends inning. Juggs up 4-2 top 5th Hicks two out walk , Gennett rbi double. Juggs up 5-2 . Chacin starts bottom of 9th but give up lead off single to Lindor , then Goldschmidt 2 run dinger Juggs up 5-4 no outs . Hirano in to Save game gets Kepler , single to kiermier, PH Cain pop out 3rd , wendle pop out to catcher ends game Juggs win 5-4 . Chacin win 8 IP 5 hits 4 ER 1 HR 3 BB 4 SO , Hirano save . Game 2: plague scatter 7 hits 6 extra bases, 4 doubles , 1 triple and 1 free homer homer given up by minor (-16). Juggs have 6 hits but managed to win 6-3 . Top of 4th Muncy one out double, Hicks two out single scores him . Juggs up 1-0 . Top of 5th Molina on first Lindor error with one out , Smith k, Peralta walk , Votto two out two rbi double, Muncy walk , Winker 5-3 ends inning. Juggs up 3-0. Top of 6th Hicks walk , Gennett HR turned back to double, runners 2nd and 3rd no outs , Dejong single scores Hicks , Molina homer but this one also turned back by Severino, Double two rbi , Smith up Starter severino pulled. Carle in , Smith fc 6-3 moves Molina to 3rd one out , Peralta walk, Votto and Muncy both get out to end inning. Juggs up 6-0. Bottom of 6th , Cain k, Lemahieu single, Bregman 2run homer, Lindor single, Goldschmidt on by FC two outs , Kepler (4) triple scores Goldschmidt, wendle flyout ends inning. Juggs up 6-3 . Minor is finally pulled in bottom of 7th after he gives up a two out double to Cain. Oh in for 1.2 innings. Bradley in bottom of 9th to get a save and secure Minor win . Juggs win 6-3 . Game 3 : Gonzales for Juggs . L Castillo for plague. Top of first Peralta one out single, Votto double becomes gifted two run homer,Muncy walk , Winker Hicks get out end inning.juggs up 2-0. Top of 3rd , smith lead off triple, Peralta rbi single, Votto out, Muncy two run homer, Winker walk , Hicks out #2, Gennett single, Dejong out #3. Juggs up 5-0. Bottom of third plague has runners on 1st and 3rd one out , but Bregman hits into a DP. Top of 4th , smith one out walk,steals second, Peralta k, Votto another 2 run homer, Juggs up 7-0 . Castillo was pulled for other Castillo against Peralta. Bottom of 6th Goldschmidt homer turned back to one out double, Moustakas PH two out double scores him . Juggs up 7-1 . Top of 7th Votto lead off double, Muncy single, Winker fc rbi. Juggs up 8-1. Bottom of 9th Bradley gives up two out solo shot to Cain. But Juggs win 8-2 for a sweep. Juggs had 11 hits , Plague had 10 hits , plague had a base runner in every inning and at least one hit in 8 of 9 innings. Juggs now 30-21 . Juggs had 16 walks in series.

Manager Tim

Bees Bring Brooms

Game 1: Newcomb vs Snell; Bees score solo HR by Laureano in 1st, 3 runs in 3rd, Speakers er 3 run HR by Haniger in 4th, Bess get unearned run in bottom of 4th, Speakers get 1 run in 8th, and Bees hold on to win 5-4

Game 2: Lopez vs Clevinger; Clevinger pitches complete game shut out and Bees hit 3 HR in 6th and another HR in 8th as Bees win 5-0

Game 3; Price vs Hendricks; Speakers get single runs in 4th, 5th and 6th Bees get 2 runs in 2nd, 3 runs in 3rd, 2 runs in 6th and 2 runs in 8th as Bees win 9-3 and sweep 3 game series go finish first half at 27-21

Manager John

Bees x 2

Unhinged Wahoos at Lymebees

Game 1; Verlander vs Snell; Bees get 2 run HR by Upton in 1st, Wahoos get 1 run off Snell in 3rd and Snell leaves in 6th with two runners on and Kimbrel comes in gets the first batter out and Arenado hits 3 run HR and Wahoos win 4-2

Game 2: Kluber vs Ray; Bees score 1 run in 1st, Wahoos tie game in 6th on a Marte HR, Bees score 2 runs in 7th and Bees win 3-1

Game 3: Cole vs Bumgarner; Bees score 2 runs in 1st on Yelich’s only hit of the series a double and Wahoo’s get 1 run in 4th and Bees hold on to win 2-1

Lymebees record to 20-16

Shooting Stars II at Lymebees

Game 1; Degrom vs Freeland; Degrom pitches complete game and gives up 3 runs, Freeland gives up 1 single in top of 8th and Moronta comes in to finish as Bees win 3-0

Game 2; Kershaw vs Snell; Bees score 2 in 1st amd 5 in 2nd, Stars get there only run on a 2 ru HR by Suares in 4th as Bees win 8-21

Game 3; Morton vs Ray; Stars score 1 run in 1st. 1 run in 3rd, 3 runs in 5th and 1 ruin in 8th, Bees score 1 run in 4th, 1 run in 8th, Stars use 5 relief pitcher and Bees use 3 and Stars win 6-2

Lymebees record at 22-17 and playing Brandon Tuesday evening

Manager John