Juggs travelled to Bees for a crazy series. Juggs luckily win 2 of 3 in series. Bees are first team this season to throw 3 lefties in a series against Juggs. Game 1 : Wood for Juggs . Wild man Ray for Bees. Top first Juggs strand runners on first and second with one out . Bottom of first Molina error allows Laureano on first with one out , but he goes nowhere. Top second Juggs strand runners on first and second again with two outs . Bottom of 2nd Molina makes his second error of game so lead off runner Cano can get to first with two outs Olson infield single gets cano to second then Contreras grounds out to End inning. Top of 3rd Voit left stranded on first with a one out single. Bottom 3rd Yelich two out single gets Braun to 3rd but Cano flyout ends inning. Bottom of 4th Bees score first off Juggs third error of game . Cron two base error to mondesi with one out . Contreras will single him home with two outs . Bees up 1-0 . Top 5th Juggs strike back . Smith one out single. Steals second, Iglesias rbi single. Two outs Votto will Ph for Cron to face kimbrel who replaces starter Ray . (Ray only walked two batters in 4.2 ip with his -46 control) boom Votto smacks one over the RF wall scoring Iglesias also. Juggs up 3-1 . Bottom of 6th Bees get two out rally mondesi doubles off wood Olson then walks and wood is done . Hirano in and Contreras is pulled for PH zunino. Hirano first pitch is wild putting runners on 2nd and 3rd two outs . But he settles in to k Zunino for out 3 ending rally attempt . Juggs go on to win 3-1 wood win Oh save . Both teams finish with 6 hits but Juggs have 3 errors Bees none . Note Villar steals second in top of 9th for his 23 SB of season. Game 2 : a pair of lefties again. Gonzales for Juggs Bumgarner for Bees .juggs jump out in front quickly,smith lead off double, Iglesias ground out smith stays at second, but next batter Bumgarner WP smith to 3rd , Voit then singles home smith, Cron po to catcher 2 outs , judge walk , springer single scores Voit from second Donaldson single scores judge from second, Gennett flyout Center ends inning. Juggs up 3-0 . Bottom of first Pham lead of single, Chapman one out double gets Pham to 3rd . Yelich rbi grounder moves runners one base . Juggs up 3-1 . Bottom of second Bees strike again,Braun lead off single, Contreras two out walk , Pham rbi single scores Braun, laureano two out double scores Contreras and Pham . Bees up 4-3 . Top 3rd Voit lead off single, Cron two run blast . Juggs up 5-4 . Bottom of 5th Pham lead off walk , laureano single . Gonzales done 4 ip 5 Er . Chavez in gets first two batters, then Hernandez PH single scores Pham , game tied 5-5 . Chavez will stay to finish game and get the loss . Gives up a solo homer to mondesi in 6th and solo shot to Puig in 8th . Juggs lose 7-5 . In top of 6th Leclerc Came in and shutdown Juggs for 2.2 innings but in top of 8th with two outs Votto single, Villar PR judge single Villar to second. Leclerc pulled for McFarland runners on first and second two outs . But Juggs have a plan . So when Peralta came in to Ph for springer to face Leclerc, that’s when McFarland came in , so McFarland is a 30 against Peralta. He loses everything even 0 to a 7 . So Villar steals 3rd . Runners on 1st and 3rd but that board is almost as bad for Peralta as 1st and 2nd . So Villar attempts a steal of home to tie game . Villar caught, for only third time on season second time trying for home . He is 1 of 3 for steals of home . Juggs lose game two 7-5 no errors that game Juggs 8 hits Bees 9 hits . Game 3: Carasco for Juggs Freeland for Bees . Bottom of second with one out Iglesias error puts on Puig then Cron error puts on Olson, but they are left stranded. No score till top of 6th Gennett lead off walk , Villar PR Molina hit and run 14 result, Villar steals second for his 25th SB . Molina single sends Villar to 3rd . Grichuk PR for Molina,no outs , Smith rbi single scores Villar. Iglesias fc out advance runners to 2nd and 3rd one out . Voit sac fly out of an 8 converted to 32 . Cron k ends inning. Juggs up 2-0 . Bottom of 6th Andujar one out double left stranded. Bottom of 7th carasco starts Inning gets Zunino to k , but Torres single, Chapman flyout Center out number 2 , then upton steps into a pitch Hit batter . Carasco pulled . Hirano in . Hernandez up , bink, another batter HBP fills bases with two outs .then Yelich walks an RBI in, andujar single scores upton but thank goodness Hernandez is thrown out at home plate by judge . Game tied 2-2 .top of 8th Villar up stayed in game at second base, Freeland fatigue factor so Bees go to bullpen, Moranto face Villar, Villar 66=1 +34 can’t stop it Homer . Juggs up 3-2 . Top of 9th Voit leads off gets on base by Hernandez error, Peralta PR , Votto gets on torres error. Peralta on third . No outs . Donaldson hits into a double play but Peralta scores . Juggs win game 4-2 . Hirano win Oh second save of series. Juggs 5 hits 2 errors. Bees 5 hits 2 errors. Juggs finish first half at 27-21 , Manager Tim very happy with his teams play. We really didn’t think we would be in this position at the midway point of season. We have some tough decisions to make for second half . We will definitely need some relief if we are going to make a run for playoffs. And we do have a lot of talent at SS available for trading. But we won’t give away the farm to get it . So we are open to reasonable trade offers , for any player.
Juggernauts vs Lymebees
Game 1; Bees get 1 unearned run in 4th
Juggernauts score 3 runs in 5th and win 3-1
Game 2; Juggernauts score 3 runs in 1st
and 2 more runs in 3rd go downgrade Bumgarner, Bees score 1 run in 1st
and 3 runs in 2nd, Bumgarner gets removed after 5 as Bees tie game
in bottom of inning and score single runs in 6th and 8th
to win 7-5
Game 3; Juggernauts score 2 runs in 6th
and Bees tie game in 7th at 2-2, Juggernauts score single runs in 8th
and 9th and win 4-2
Lymebees record at 19-14.
Wahoos should change mascot to a leprechaun. Because they sure had the luck of the Irish this series. Game 1 Chacin for Juggs Kluber for Wahoos. Pitchers dual this game . No runs till wahoos score top of 5th off a Peralta error Benintendi stole second after his lead off single to be able to score off the error. With one out . Wahoos up 1-0 . Juggs tie it bottom of 7th . Gennett one out double. Villar PR . Starter Kluber pulled , Perez in to face Dejong, Iglesias PH for Dejong, Villar steals 3rd , Iglesias sac bunts Villar home to tie game 1-1. Bottom of 8th Juggs have a chance at big inning but get nothing. Grichuk PH single, but caught stealing second. Peralta second 0 ends in a single again. Votto k , Muncy Walk Winker ground out ends inning. 9th no score extra innings. Top 10th Oh in his 3rd inning of work gives up a single to PH Eaton who then steals second. Semien up next hits a grounder to pitcher who throws wild to first scoring eaton and semien ends up on second. 2-1 wahoos up no earned runs for them . Bottom of 10th . Braiser brought in to start inning faces Molina, judge PH . Smack 66 homerun +35 can’t turn it back . Game tied again 2-2. Top 11 . Aguilar ground out, Oh walks Arenado for his 3rd walk of game . . Oh done , Hirano in gets Ohtani flyout for second out , but walks Benintendi. Wood brought in to face Eaton’s(-12) Reyes PH 66 homer but wood makes it a double. The two out double scores both runners. Semien walks . Maldonado flyout for 3rd out but damage done .wahoos win 4-2 . Juggs 8 hits but 2 costly errors. Wahoos only 4 hits no errors. Game 2 : Cole for Wahoos Juggs throw Carrasco. Carrasco pitches a gem into the 9th with a 2-0 lead . Peralta homered in the first and Votto scored with a lead off walk in 4th Muncy k, Winker single, Hicks k, Gennett single rbi, Dejong HBP loads bases but Molina flyout ends inning. Cole was pulled in bottom of 8th with two outs after walking Muncy. Top of 9th Juggs up 2-0 Carasco upgrades to a 20 first batter altuve homer , Juggs still up 2-1 . Aguilar ground out . One down. Arenado homer tied game . Ohtani 15=11 single. Benintendi double, runners second and third one out , markakis rbi single, Wahoos up 3-2 . Semien two rbi double. Maldonado k marte flyout ends inning wahoos up 5-2 now . Bottom 9th Iglesias turns back Hicks lead off walk , and Juggs lose any chance for come back . Wahoos win 5-2 on a 5 run 6 hit 9th inning rally. Wahoos nine hits one error. Juggs 3 hits one error. Game 3: Sabathia starts for Juggs goes a solid 5.1 but won’t get the win . Bauer in for Wahoos and gets smacked giving up 6 ER over 5 IP Juggs score first in bottom of second Winker double, Smith PR Hicks out Smith to 3rd , Gennett walk , Dejong rbi single, Molina k Grichuk walk bases full , Peralta k ends inning. Juggs again bottom of 4th Hicks flyout, Gennett walk Dejong double, Molina FC scores Gennett. Juggs up 2-0 . Top off 5th Arenado walk Reyes 2 run homer ties game . Bottom of 5th Juggs take lead back. Double Peralta Votto out moves him to 3rd Muncy rolls 65 goes to team wahoos get fielding one , foul flyout to LF . 43 advancement number Peralta tags and goes ,safe at plate . Juggs lead 3-2. Top of 6th altuve out , Aguilar walk , Sabathia pulled, Chavez in boom Arenado two run blast Wahoos take lead back 4-3 . Bottom of 6 th juggs finally have big inning in series. Hicks double, Gennett HBP Villar PR for Gennett, Dejong HBP fills bases no outs . Bauer pulled . Lefty Perez in 25 1k +44/+52. Springer PH for Molina 66=1 Homer but Perez makes it a two rbi double, grichuk k for first out runners on second and third . Judge PH for Peralta 22=0 , but gets a second column 7 single scores two runs anyways . Votto grounder moves judge to second with 2 outs, Muncy 11=1 homer but Perez stops that one to rbi double. Smith 15=11 singles in Muncy. Hicks who started inning makes 3rd out . Juggs 6 run 6th gives them a 9-4 lead and that’s how it will end in 9 th . Juggs win 9-4 9 hits no errors. Wahoos 6 hits no errors Chavez gets the win and Bradley gets a save for pitching 3 scoreless innings. Juggs now 25-20 with only John left .
Eliminators win 2 of 3 for second time this season. Game one : Juggs Wood will face off against Buehler. Elims score first with a two out two run homer by Zimmerman top of 1st. Bottom of 1st Juggs strike back smith lead off ground out , Peralta walk , Votto single, Muncy single loads bases. Voit hits one of his 3 1’s Buehler can’t turn it back at +22. Grand Slam . Juggs up 4-2 . Top 5th Alfaro gets lead off homer , profar then doubles , but is left stranded by top 3 of order. Bottom of 5th Molina lead off single, Villar PR steals second. Smith k, Peralta k , Votto rbi double scores Villar. Muncy rbi single scores Votto. Voit k to end inning. Juggs up 6-3 . Top 6th Zimmerman lead off double can’t score . Top 7th Elims have bases loaded with one out after 2nd reliever OH Hits meadows.Hirano in to face Freeman. Freeman hits into a double play. Top of 8th Kris Davis PH walk to start inning Castellonas single Davis to second, no outs . Chavez in to face Escobar. Flyout Center. Correa then hits into a double play ends inning. Bottom of 8th Smith in for Buehler. Smith strikes out the side . Muncy Voit Hicks . Top of 9th Alfaro gets his second lead off solo homer of game score 6-4 still Juggs favor . Chavez will get the next 3 batters and a save . Juggs win 6-4 on 7 hits . Elims had 8 hits both teams one error.
Game 2 : Sale will get a complete game win with 16 k no ER 1BB 6 hits only one was extra base hit , double. Elims win 9-1 . Juggs only run came in bottom of 9th judge scores when Correa makes a two base error. Gonzales gets a complete game also 11 hits 9 ER 4 HR 3 BB 7 K and 40 BF for 5 games rest . He also hit Profar who ends up scoring. Freeman had an rbi triple,Escobar a two run homer . Harper a two run homer after we stopped his walk . Correa a two run homer . And meadows a two run homer . Stats building game for Elims. Game :3 minor for Juggs E. Rodriguez for Elims. Top of 4th Elims strike first Escobar one out walk , Gomes gifted homer ,Acuna two out double, segura rbi single, Freeman walk , Zimmerman ground out ends inning. Elims up 3-0. Juggs answer back lead off single smith rbi double Iglesias, two run homer Voit . Tied 3-3 . Top 5th Castellanos lead off homer , meadows single , then steals second, Escobar single. Minor pulled , Chavez in , Gomes k Profar sac fly rbi acuna fly out ends inning. Elims up 5-3 . Bottom 5th Donaldson on by Profar error, Villar PR steals second then left stranded. Top of 6th Segura lead off double on base for 4th straight AB . Two outs Castellanos two out Rbi double. Elims up 6-3 . Bottom 6th Voit one out solo shot . Elims still up 6-4 . And that is how it will end . Eliminators win 6-4 with 12 hits one error to Juggs 4 hits and 1 error. E Rodriguez gets the win with 5 Innings pitched . Series note in game two Villar got caught stealing second for first time this season the D34 lost 2 points +1 catcher +1 pitcher. 62 or under safe , Elims roll 64 . Villar was caught one other time trying to steal home .21 SB 2 CS . Still has 9 attempts left . Juggs record now 24-18 only Mike and John to play yet .
Shooting Stars shine on the road at Basher Stadium. Take 2 of 3 . Game one : Juggs are on a 4 game winning streak and make it 5 . A Rain delay in bottom of first downgrade both starters. Chacin ( Juggs) Williams ( stars ) . Williams gives up 2 runs in bottom of 1st allowed a walk and 3 singles. Juggs up 2-0 . Top of 2nd stars answer back with a run off 3 singles and a walk . Chacin pulled at 1.2 IP. Chavez in for long middle relief. Bottom of second, Williams pulled after he allows a 2 out single to Smith. Remember both starters were downgraded 6 points when returning from rain delay. Baez lefty brought in . Top of 3rd Ramos will get a 2 out 2 run homer off Chavez. Stars lead 3-2 . Bottom of 3rd Juggs answer back with a 2run homer by PH Voit in DH spot , off Baez. Juggs up 4-3 . Chavez will pitch till the 6th but gives up lead off double to carpenter. Buchter brought in to finish game . Goes 4 scoreless innings for a save . While Chavez got the win for his 3.1 ip. Juggs score 5 more runs in last 3 innings off Lugo and Dyson. Hicks almost hit for the cycle an rbi single, a double, and a two run homer in 7th inning. Juggs win 9-3 , 9 hits 1 error. Stars 7 hits 2 errors. Game 2 : Degrom will end Juggs 5 game win streak, but barely. Degrom throws a masterful Complete game win allowing only one run and 3 hits no walks 10 ks. Juggs struck first in bottom of first when Peralta had a one out double then singled home by next batter Votto. Juggs up 1-0 . Juggs get a two out double from Gennett, but Dejong can’t hit him in . Top of 3rd stars threaten . Starter Carrasco gives up lead off single to Suarez then hits Pederson. Lorenzen will k ( he used all his AB in our series) kemp will LDP to end inning. Top off 4th Carrasco finally breaks down . Lead off single to Ramos walk Carpenter single Gregorios to fill bases no outs Zobrist fly ball to RF Kevin tags up all 3 runners Juggs go for easiest out at second, Roll a 61 runner out at second, but it would have gotten the runner at home too . That mistake will cost Juggs the game . Ramos scores on the sac fly . 1-1 game . Next batter incierte doubles scoring carpenter from 3rd . Stars up 2-1 and that’s how it will end as Juggs are 3 up 3 down rest of game . Degrom taking away all our 8 and 9 we roll . Carrasco took lose 7.1 ip 10 hits 2ER 3BB 8k and 1 HBP (Pederson) .no errors that game . Game 3:Sabathia for Juggs . Sanchez for Stars . Stars get to Sabathia early. Top of first lead off single for Marte . Goes to second on Pederson ground out. Suarez rbi single. Stars 1-0 . Bottom of 2nd 2 outs Hicks single, Gennett HBP, Dejong walk . But Molina flyout to right field for 3rd out. Top of 3rd stars score 2 runs with 2outs . Pederson double, suarez walk, Gurriel rbi single, Kemp rbi single, bader flyout to end inning. Stars up 3-0 . Bottom of 3rd Juggs Peralta one out double, Muncy 2 out homer But no reliever Alverez +44 turns it back to an rbi double. Voit will PH single Muncy to 3rd . Judge will PH for Hicks to face Alverez. Hughes in to face Judge flyout ends inning. Stars up 3-1 . Top of 6th stars add a run with solo homer Ramos off Hirano. Stars 4-1. Juggs big rally bottom of 6th . Judge lead off walk , hughes pulled after 2.1ip and 10 BF, Oberg in for stars . Gennett singles, Dejong walk fills bases . No outs . Springer PH for Molina slow roller to first base he is out but runners advance one base giving him an rbi on judge scoring. Runners on 2nd and 3rd one out . Smith lays down a successful squeeze play scores Gennett. Villar will PR for Dejong on 3rd base . Peralta up . Duke lefty brought in for Peralta (-10) . Juggs send Villar home for tying run 41 or less safe . Stars roll 43 get Villar stealing home for 3rd out and Villar caught stealing for first time this season. Stars still lead 4-3 and will win game 4-3 . Hughes also had turned back what would have been another Juggs run in bottom of 5th Peralta solo shot to a double. Baez 5th reliever for stars closes out win for them . Each team one error Juggs 7 hits stars 8 hits . Juggs now 23-16 record