Juggs have offensive series with punks . Game 1 Beuhler vs Paxton. Paxton goes 7 for the win even though he gave up 4 homers and 5 runs , Beuhler gave up 3 homers and 7 runs . Juggs strike first bottom of first Anderson lead off double , Soler 2 out homer , Juggs 2-0 . Top of 2nd Freeman one out solo shot and Correa right behind him does the same 2-2 , bottom of 3rd , Soler connects again for a two out 3 run homer . Beuhler downgraded 5 points . Juggs up 5-2 . Bottom of 4th Donaldson lead off double, Peralta one out homer turned back into an rbi double, Juggs up 6-2 . Top 5th Alfonso one out 2 run homer , Juggs lead 6-4 . Bottom 5th Dickerson two out homer Juggs stay up 7-4 . Top 8th Harper lead off Homer . Paxton pulled after that and Juggs throw 4 relievers in last two innings to win 7-5 . Punks 5/7/1 Juggs 7 /9/ 0. 6 of the 7 hits for punks extra bases . 8 of 9 hits for Juggs extra bases . Juggs record 4-0 . Game 2 . I must say before write up for this game , that it was the greatest ABPA game I have played to date , the thrills and spills in this game went way above normal. Grienke 15 2y righty vs Means 16 2 lefty . Bottom of first Anderson lead of double, Springer rbi single, Dickerson hits a two out homer , but Grienke +24 turns it into a two out rbi double ( this will be very important for Dickerson later in game ), Juggs up 2-0. Top of 2nd Castellanos lead off double will score with one out on a two base error by Dickerson. Juggs lead 2-1 . Bottom of 2nd Molina will get a two out homer Juggs up 3-1 . Bottom of 3rd Springer lead off double gets to 3rd on Canha ground out , then scores on Soler ground out rbi to second , Dickerson up boom blasts a solo shot to make up for error , Juggs up 5-1 Grienke downgraded 5 points . Punks already mentally giving up on this game , so Juggs get a bit relaxed and stop being aggressive, bottom of 4th Juggs runners on 1st and second no outs , leave runners at 1st and 2nd . Bottom of 5th Canha gets on to lead the inning by a Kingery error at second base . Dickerson gets his 3rd hit of the game with one out an rbi triple , Donaldson then ks, Muncy walk but peralta k for 3rd out , two runners left on base again but Juggs still lead 6-1 . Top 7 means strikes out Kingery, Senzel single Alfonso one out two run homer, means pulled , littel in Harper flyout center 2 outs , Acuna double, littel out Cordero a 19 righty in , segura rbi double , Kendrick rbi single , Castellanos HBP , Cordero out , Ramirez lefty 14 in to face -9 Devers rolls a 55 =7 single rbi , runners on 1st and 3rd ramirez then throws a WP scores Castellanos and Devers to second, kahnle comes in to face kingery who is up for second time this inning and he flies out to center inning finally over . Punks score 6 runs and take the lead 7-6 . Bottom of 7th Murphy will PH for Votto who was a defensive replacement for Canha in top of 7th . Smith lefty relief was in to face votto , Muncy walk , Edman will PR and steal second . No outs , Soler moves Edman to 3rd on ground out , Dickerson his an rbi single to tie the game and be the first juggernaut to Hit For The Cycle. !!!! Villar will PR but gets caught stealing Donaldson who I originally was going to hit and run with rolls a 34=31 . Game tied . Top of 9th kahnle still in Acuna lead of k , then Santana makes an error at first base , Giles in but with no rest has appeared in 5 straight games Kendrick pop out left , bell PH for Castellanos gets a two base error by 9 secondbaseman Wong of RP board scores Correa for go ahead run but bell is caught in rundown for 3rd out . Punks lead 8-7 . Bottom 9th . Yates is in faced one batter previous inning, Ahmed lead off walk , Springer pop out , Edman 10 is a single Ahmed to 3rd , Edman steals second, Soler rolls a 44=0 second column rolls a 12 =8 single two rbis Juggs win 9-8 . Punks 8/10/1 Juggs 9/11/3 Juggs now 5-0 . Juggs lose game 3 8-4 punks hit 3 homers for half there runs paddack gets the win Gonzales the loss . Juggs record 5-1
Game 1-3 at Stardome by choice of the Eliminators
Game 1 Degrom VS Buehler
Top of 2nd Escobar hits a 2 run shot that is turned back to a double runner to third two strikeouts later inning is over.
Top of third Harper says BS and hits a long ball ……One out later Freeman hits another to same location. Degrom strikes out the side but gives up two long balls…..
Bottom of the third Stars get a bunt single from Barnes walk to Saurez and a one out Triple from Gennett to tie it all up at 2…Eliminators add one in the 5th and 6th
Stars can only get one more run While Eliminators have a blast…. Davis that is a two run shot in the 8th
Eliminators win Game 1 7 to 3
Game 2 Lugo VS Keller
Bader HR in third for Stars Eliminators tie it with a big HR of their own by Escobarin the 4th
That’s it until the 8th Bader in the 9 hole gets a one out walk steals second and scores on a suarez single.
Hughes closes the door in Ninth
Stars win Game 2 2 to 1
Game 3 Sanchez Vs Flaherty
Alfaro and Segura tag big time HR in 3rd inning but that’s all the muster
Stars struggle through 6 innings but in the 7th with two outs two walks are given up and pitcher is pulled for Rebertson to Face Bader in the NINE HOLE
BLASTS A THREE RUN SHOT ………………DICE GO FLYING………….Visitors Dugout takes a fierce beating cards boards dice etc…..
Hughes Comes in for two innings of shut out pitching.
Stars win 3-2
After a good Break Series moves to the SALT PALACE
Game 4 Syndagard VS Kershaw
Stars can’t score get 3 hits
Eliminators take full advantage scoring 7 runs albeit 4 unearned he did not need but 1
Eliminators Tie it up 2 game each by winning 7-0
Syndagard gets the shutout
Buehler vs Degrom
Degrom gets shelled Rolling Matlocks are real
Eliminators win 6-4 but lead all way through game.
Stupid highlight stars hit 3 hr in a row first two turned back and gennet lost 2 hr’s in the game
Somewhere in this game DICE WENT FLYING….still the visitors dugout just different team…..
Stars now down 2 game to 3
Morton VS Keller
Lead off HR by Suarez and kemp knocks in two more in the 4th Eliminators get an unearned run in the 5th but that’s it.
Stars win Game 6 3 to 1
SANCHEZ VS FLAHERTY
Bottom of 1st Harper scores after walking on a freeman triple
Top of 4th Stars get a single by BADER scoring Gregorious followed by a barnes sac Suarez hits a single scoring bader the 3rd run of the inning
Stars add a solo HR by Gregorious in the 6th
Eliminators start to come back lead off man gets a walk and scores but they strand two runners tieing run at plate twice but Hughes says NONO
Stars add a run in the 7th on a pr stolen base by Allen who scores on a two out single by kemp.
Stars RP bullpen is awesome in series and stars hold on to win
Game 7 Stars 5 to 2
Stars win Series 4 to 3
GM 1 – ELI 3 SP 2 (10 INN) – In the 2nd, Elims get 3 hits but Acuna is gunned down trying to score by Merrifield. Elims would breakthrough in the 3rd with Hairpin scoring on a 2 out double by Freeman. The Elims would stretch that lead to two in the 6th. Segura would score as the Speakers turned a DP on Acuna. Elim starter Buehler cruised through the 1st 6 only allowing 3 hits. Speakers come to life in the 7th. Rendon led off with a single and scored on a Narvaez double. Simmons followed with a single but Narvaez was thrown out trying to score by Rosario. The Speakers started strong in the 8th as Merrifield led off with a double and chased Buehler. Yates relieved and got Soto to ground out to short with Merrifield moving to third. The inning then ended on a 4-4-5 double play by Betts. Smith was called on to close the 9th but Rendon’s solo blast sent the game to extra innings. The Eliminators were able to score one in the top of the 10th. A one out walk to Escobar, Gomes double, and Panik SF scored the winning run. Smith and McHugh combined to get the Speakers to go 1-2-3 in the 10th for the win.
Freeman 3 for 4 with a Double in the win Rendon and Simmons each had two hits in the loss.
GM 2 – SP 2 ELI 1 – Elims jumped out quickly on Martinez with a 1st inning run on a Rosario RBI single. In the bottom of the 2nd, each pitcher was downgraded due to a rain delay. The Speakers would tie it in the 2nd on a two out RBI single by Soto. Hairpin leads off the 3rd with a walk and proceeds to 3rd on two wild pitches. Segura would then hit into the 4-4-5 double play. Freeman followed with a double but the inning would end on an Acuna K. Dahl led off the 3rd with a walk and moved to 3rd on a Profar error. Narvaez would score Dahl on a SF. The Speakers BP would make that lead hold up by allowing only one hit over the final 5 innings. However, that one hit was a one out homer in the 9th by Escobar, but that was turned to a double by Osuna. Diaz came on to get the final two outs for the Speaker win.
Baez, Rendon, and Soto with 2 hits apiece.
GM 3 – ELI 6 SP 3 (14 INN) – Each team would start slow but a 5 hit 3rd inning by the Speakers would plate 3 runs. Simmons would hit his 1st HR of the season. Soto and Rizzo would each drive in runs as well. The scoreless streak for the Elims would reach 12 innings before they began their comeback. Gomes led off the 5th with a double and would score on a Hairpin double. Hairpin would then get picked off 2nd for the 2nd time in the game and end the threat. A Segura solo blast to lead off the 8th would cut the lead to 3-2. EROD would relieve THOR and keep the Speakers in check until there were two outs in the 8th. Machado would single off EROD bringing McHugh into the game. Simmons would double but Machado would be thrown out at home when a 66 was dropped. Acuna would led off the 9th with a walk followed by a steal of 2nd. Gomes one out single plated Acuna and tied the game at 3. Rogers was pulled and Osuna ended the threat by getting Profar to hit into an inning-ending double play. The bullpens would be the story moving forward. After the Profar double play, the Speaker bullpen would retire the next 14 batters. Then in the 14th the Eliminator bats would come alive. 4 out of 5 batters would double to score 3 runs. The Eliminator bullpen would 18 of the last 19 Speaker batters to earn the win.
Gomes with 4 hits and Rosario 3 doubles in the win. Posey 3 hits in the loss.
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.
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 .