Lumberjacks Outswing Chill
Friday morning’s game on the Auxiliary Field showcased the Oregon LumberJacks vs. Palm Spring Chill. The LumberJacks jumped to an early 1-0 lead, and notched another four runs bringing the score 5-0. The Chill came into the fourth inning, putting up a three spot on the scorecard after a huge double by Matthew Lillard. In the next frame for the LumberJacks, pinch hitter, Matt Feinstein came to the plate and blasted a solo shot to centerfield bring the score of the game to 8-4, before the Lumberjacks scored one last time in the final inning bringing the conclusion of the game to a score of 9-4. Mason Alexander recorded the win for the Jacks.
Northstars get by Grizzly With a Big Fourth Inning
The first game of the day at Palm Springs Stadium featured the Alberta Grizzly and the Manitoba Northstars. The Grizzly took an early 1-0 lead when Champ Davison scored from third on a dropped third strike. Both teams were held scoreless after that until the bottom of the 4th when the Northstars broke through with three runs giving them the lead, 3-1 thanks to a 2-run Greg Vaughn double. The Northstars added two more runs in the bottom of the 5th making it 5-1. The Grizzly tried to mount a comeback in the top of the 7th with a 2-run homerun off the bat of Jonathan Brandt to cut the deficit to 5-3. That is all the closer the Grizzly would get with the final score 5-2.
Bombers Overpower A’s
The second game at Palm Spring Stadium featured the British Columbia Bombers and the Canada A’s. The Bombers got the scoring started taking a 1-0 lead in the top of the second. The A’s tied things up at one in the bottom of the 3rd. The Bombers broke things open with four runs in the top of the 4th. The A’s countered with one in their half of the 4th. The Bombers added five more runs in the top of the 5th with the A’s adding two of their own in the bottom half of the 5th. The Bombers scored their final two runs of the contest in the top of the 6th making the score 12-4. The A’s added one run in the bottom of the 7th to make the final score 12-5.
Be sure to catch more CWL action tomorrow at 10:00am and 12:30pm at Palm Springs Stadium. Saturday is $2 Beer day featuring $2 Bud and Bud Light drafts.