Stars at Juggs , play a 3 game competitive series . Game 1 : Righty May goes 8.1 ip with 1 hitter ( Cano PH double in top of 9th with one out ) Marte will PR for Cano and score for Mays 1 ER of the game . Thanks too an Ahmed solo homer off starter Yarborough in bottom of 5th and Canha run scored in bottom of 7th , Canha got on by a lead off catcher error . May gets a 2-1 win and Williams a save . Game 2 : kershaw pitches a complete game loss for visiting stars . Kershaw gives up a lead off bottom of first homer to Anderson and a 3 run homer to Ahmed in bottom of 6th . Juggs starter Hill gets a 4-1 win . And Williams gets his second save . Stars only run in top of 9th with 2 outs Bader hits a homer with one runner on but Williams turns it back to a rbi double. Game 3 : stars start their 3rd lefty Fried and Juggs start righty Dunning both starters are pulled within the first 3 innings . The stars use 5 relievers and Juggs use 6 in this game . Juggs strike first as Anderson hits a homer in lead off bottom of first but fried turns it back , Edman will bunt sac him to second and Canha rbi single Juggs up 1-0. Top of 2nd Darnaud lead off walk , Winker HBP, Taylor rbi single no outs , Juggs starter pulled . Freddy peralta in as relief to face cano. Bader PH for cano hits a fly to RF Winker scores on the tag from third but Taylor is thrown out trying to tag to second DP. Stars up 2-1 . Bottom of 3rd Juggs load bases with 2 outs but PH Santander Ks . Top of 4th stars plate two more runs off Winker homer . Stars up 4-1 . Top 5th stars score again and top of 6th get another run . Stars up 6-1 . Juggs rally in bottom of 8th for 5 runs to tie game , Edman lead off homer , Canha single, Cruz single, Ahmed walk bases full no outs , Santander grand slam Juggs , but stars reliever turns it into a bases clearing double, judge will score Santander with a one out single to tie game 6-6 .extra innings. Williams in at top off 9th pitches tired into the top of 11th where he finally gives up a lead off HBP , 2b, then 3 run homer to Rios, stars up 9-6 . Juggs bottom of 11th judge lead off homer but that’s all Juggs can manage and lose 9-7 . Juggs now 3-2 record .
Juggs end 7 game losing streak , travel to stars as home team . Game one Gonzales for Juggs Davies for stars .gonzales goes 7 ip for the win 6-5 . Juggs open bottom of first with a lead off homer by Anderson, Springer then walks , Soler with one out hits a dinger . Juggs up 3-0. Juggs get another run bottom of second, Juggs up 4-0 . Bottom of 4th Juggs load bases no outs but Molina hits into a 27 double play 5-2-2-3 , no runs . Top 6th lourdes Gurriel hits lead off solo shot . Juggs up 4-1 . Bottom of 7th Juggs get 2 more , would have been 3 but chapman turns back Soler homer , Juggs up 6-1 . Top of 8th stars make a comeback. Yaz lead off double on Gonzales. Gonzales pulled , brebbia in gets first batter , but walks marte, littel in now for Juggs , Sogard single second column rbi , locastro single rbi , Garver single rbi , Ramos hits into a double play inning over , Juggs up 6-4. Top 9 th littel faces Suarez, homer, turned back to double, Giles comes in to close game out for Juggs , but PH Pederson hits homer , but wait +26 Giles turns it into an rbi double Juggs lead cut to 6-5 , pr Taylor on 2nd no outs . Seager PH calls sack bunt rolls a 66 =1 ends up single runner to 3rd , no outs , calls sac again for PH Y Gurriel rolls a 65 Juggs fielding one gets Taylor at home one out . Gurriel then lines out and marte pops out game over Juggs win 6-5 . Game 2 minor for Juggs . Bedrosian for stars . Juggs again bottom of first gets a two rbi double from Donaldson after bedrosian +23 turns back his homer . Juggs up 2-0 . Bottom of 5th this time Soler loses his homer for a two out two rbi double, Juggs up 4-0 . Top of 8th stars come alive , Ramos lead off single , Garver k, Suarez single Pederson rbi single, runners on corners , Giles come in now for minor. Giles Wild pitch Suarez scores but Pederson out trying for 3rd second out Juggs up 4-2 bases empty , L Gurriel homer but Giles +26 turns it back ramirez k . Top 9th Giles gets batters 7,8,9 for his second save of series minor goes 7.1 for the win 4-2 . Game 3 Ryu for Juggs .Lynn for stars . Both pitchers get complete games but Ryu will get the win with 8 runs of support. Stars get 3 a two run bomb by Suarez and a run in the top of 9th , Garver homer knocked back to double one out later Pederson will hit another knocked back homer for an rbi double. Donaldson lost another homer in the series when lynn stopped his potential 3 run homer and made it a two rbi double Juggs scored 3 in bottom of first. Scored another 5 bottom of 8th Soler two run homer . Juggs win 8-3 . Record now 13-11. 8 homers turned back this series 4 by each team .
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
Games 1-3 at Stardome by choice of Lemonheads
Game 1 Degrom vs Sale
Story Leading off the series Hits a HR but its turned back to a double no worries as he scorwes later on a jd Martinez Single but Murpht is gunned down trying to score Gallo gets a sac and the lemonheads jump out to a 3-0 lead
Bottom of Fourth Shaw tags one over left field wall for a 4-0 lemonhead lead.
SIXTH inning Stars get 4 runs ….3 unearned on a double hbp error and a pair of singles….Magical 6th inning……..Stars go on to win 4-3
Degrom CG 7K’s Sale gets the loss
Game 2 Lugo Vs Foltynewicz
Gallo blast a long shot in 2nd for a 1-0 lemonhead lead
Shaw Scores in the fifth
And in the Magical 6th Shaw blasts a 2 run bomb
Stars only Plate a run on a Gennett HR that was turned back scoring Carpenter.
Folty gets the W 8 K’s Lugo gets the big L
Sanchez Vs Corbin
Story Score twice in first two inning capped with a 2 run HR to jump out to a 4 to 0 lemonhead lead
CJ Cron Blast a HR but its turned back so a 2 run shot puts runners on 2nd and 3rd…no worries Marte singles them both home…..
Lead is now 4-2 Lemonheads
After several heart pounding moments for both teams the stars in the BOTTOM of the ninth with no outs get two on to face the mighty perez.
Pinch Hit Salsa Bot Carpenter in the 6th spot of the line up… MAGICAL 66 walk off HR
Stars take 2-1 game lead and series heads to the juice factory for a four game potential showdown….
Kershaw vs Manea
Top of First Harrison Bader hits a 3 run blast giving the Stars a 3 run lead early…but that’s it no more noice it this game from the Stars
Lemonheads on the other hand take advantage Zimmerman solo shot in first gallo scores in second and the Lemon heads take the lead in the Magical sixth with a 2 run blast by Shaw
They add another in the 7th and lemonheads go on to win 5-3
Tieing the series 2-2
Degrom vs Sale
Degrom throws 11 innings 1 run ball until he is pulled and first batter for floro knocks in a run.
Lemonheads win it in bottom of 11 albies scoring on Blackmon single
Lemonheads are now up 3-2 in series
Stars come alive hit the leather off the ball
17 hits 3 HRs and a total of 9 runs
Beating the lemonheads 9-3 in Game 6 yes by 6 runs Magical I know
Series now tied 3-3
Sanchez VS Corbin
First inning story first ab called out on strikes and ejected for arguing
Blackmon score for the lemonheads in the 4th for a 1-0 lead
6th inning MAGICAL
Single and error puts suarez on 2nd ..PR allen
Cron HBP PR Sanchez
Passed Ball Runners to 2nd and 3rd
NEW PITCHER TREINEN New Batter KEMP MAGICAL 66 rolled for a 3 run blast
Bader HBP Scores later on a gennett Single
Stars retire 12 of next 13 batters to secure the win
Juggernauts continue to hit a wall they can’t punch through. Needing only one win per their last four series to almost certainly secure a playoff spot Juggs lose 6 straight. And play off hopes pretty well dashed . A depleted bullpen is the biggest reason we can’t contend anymore. Game 1 Ace Degrom for stars (20) . Lowly Gonzales for Juggs (11). Bottom of first the stars start their hitting streak . Suarez +5 single, Marte +8 homer turned to a double by Gonzales (+21) , Cron +5 rbi single, Ramos +1rbi sac fly to CF , Gurriel +5 double, Bader +4 3 run homer , Gennett single, Kemp single, zobrist walk against +35 , back to Suarez rbi single, marte and Cron both flyout to end inning. Stars up 6-0 and Gonzales is a base 6 now . Top of second judge solo shot . Bottom 3rd stars score two more . Up 8-1 . Top 4th Votto lead off solo homer , judge follows him with second solo shot of night . Stars up 8-3 . Bottom 5th Suarez gets his 4th straight hit a solo shot and his 3rd rbi of the game . Bottom of 7th stars score 3 more and Suarez will get his 4th rbi by walk . Stars up 12-3 . Top 8 Ahmed walk , Barnhart on by Gennett error , Hicks rbi single. Peralta k , Votto DP . Juggs lose 12-4 . Degrom CG won only 4 hits 3 ER 3 HR 2 BB 11k. Gonzales CG loss. Juggs 4/4/0. Stars 12/18/1. Game 2 Juggs throw Chacin. Stars Kershaw. Bottom of 2nd stars score first gregarious one out double Zobrist two out rbi single, inciarte HBP, Suarez walk, Pederson two rbi single . Stars up 3-0. Top 4th Donaldson solo shot lowrie walk with one out , Anderson PR steals second, Villar PO to RF Anderson tags goes to 3rd , kershaw was pulled after lowrie walked only goes 3.1 ip. Barnhart walk , 3rd pitching change of inning, Peralta will PH for Ahmed with 2 outs runners on corners , oberg in will be a 17 vs Peralta only takes 7 away, Peralta has 10 good hit numbers only one bad . Roll , 44 =7 only 7 on Peralta card out number 3 . Bottom of 4th stars score one up 4-1 . Stars plate one in bottom of 5th and 6th go up 6-1 . Top 9th Barnhart lead off double, stars bring in their 5th reliever of game Chapman lefty to face -10 Peralta. Hicks PH rolls 11=5 homer turned back , double scores Barnhart, Cruz PH for Iglesias, stars think hard then make a crucial pitching change with a 6-2 lead pull -63/+51 chapman for dyson. Great move because Cruz rolls a 65 result and springer, judge results 12 all three potentially walks with Chapman, a run would have scored and bases would have been loaded with no outs, good move by stars they win 6-2 . Oberg got the win . Juggs 2/5/2 stars 6/14/3. Game 3 . Things only get worse for Juggs . Trevor Williams a righty 14 1y +16/+23 throws a shutout, no hitter . Juggs rolled 10 hit numbers all 8 and all taken away manage only 4 base runners all walks and no one made it to second base . Stars win 4-0. Minor gets the loss hits 3 batters in 5.1 ip. Bottom of second stars hit 3 doubles and get a HBP score two runs . Score again in 3rd and 5th. Juggs 0/0/0 stars 4/9/0 . Juggs now 46-47