At Juggs newly named Basher Stadium, Juggs get 3 hard fought home wins.
Game One was a tight 1-1 game until the bottom of the 12th. Chad Greene was in his fourth inning of relief when he walked Smoak to lead off. Schoop inch runs. A WP sends Schoop to second. Taylor Ks. Hicks flies to left. Lowrie gets the game-winning hit with an RBI double. Juggs win 2-1.
Juggs have five walks this game, part of the 20 we have for the series. Juggs got their first run in the first with 2 outs on back to back doubles by Donaldson and Gennett. Judge hit into a double play after Votto walked at the top of the inning.
Lemonheads scored their only run in the 6th. Albies hits a lead off single, advances to second on a ground out, and then is singled home by JD Martinez. Lemonheads had first and third with one out and JD up again, but this time hits into a DP in the 8th.
Chad Greene took the loss Swarzak gets the win.
Game Two saw Juggs in trouble early. Duvall hits a 3 run bomb for the Lemonheads in the top of the second. Juggs get one back in the bottom half. Juggs get to make it a one run game when Smoak hits a solo blast after his first inning double. Bottom of third, Lemonheads up 3-2.
Top of 4th, Lemonheads get 2 more runs. Bottom half, Juggs get another one back with when Taylor advances Votto to third with his double (homer turned back by Happ) and Molina gets an RBI ground out.
Bottom of 4 lemons up 5-3, But things don’t go well for the Lemonheads bullpen, which allowed five walks in 4 innings. Juggs score 3 of their next 5 runs from those walks, helped by Taylor’s 3 run homer in the bottom of the 8th.
Juggs end up winning 9-5. Lemonheads pitching allowed 8 walks this game. Taylor went 4 for 4, double, homer, 3 RBIs, 1 run scored. Robertson wins and Neshek saves for the Juggs. Gearrin took the loss.
In Game Three Lemonheads score their first 3 batters in the top of the first against Carrasco. But the Juggs respond with a two out two run homer by Donaldson.
It’s Lemonheads on top 3-2 until the bottom of the 6th when the walk bug gets the Lemonheads again: 3 BBs this inning, two score three runs total. Juggs up 5-3 now. Carrasco has completely settled down since the first inning and throws a CG victory, 7-3 Juggs. 7 more walks by Lemonheads pitchers this game. Pomeranz takes the loss.