Grizzly heat up to melt the Chill behind Brandt’s 6 RBI
Game one on the first day of February goes to the Alberta Grizzly over the Palm Springs Chill. The Grizzly scored in all innings besides the first and seventh with the help of six RBIs off the double and grand slam bat of Jonathan Brandt. He got some back up help from an inside the park homerun from Parker Coleman. Giving the Alberta Grizzly a win and a final score of 9-4. The win to Donnie Speranza the knuckle baller.
Lumberjacks Defeat North Stars in Back and Forth Game
The Oregon Lumberjacks jumped out to an early 3-0 after a three-run triple by Matt Feinstein in the top of the 1st. The Manitoba North Stars countered with five-run bottom of the second to take their first lead of the game 5-3. The lead didn’t last long when the Lumberjacks added three in the top of the third to retake the lead 6-5. Both teams matched each other in the 5th with two runs a side making the score 8-7. The Lumberjacks scored one more run in the top of the 6th before the North Stars shifted momentum with three in the bottom of 6th retaking the lead 10-9. The Lumberjacks in their last hope in the top of the 7th, scored six runs all with two outs to retake the lead 15-10. The North Stars scored one in the bottom of the 7th but could not complete the comeback making the final 15-11 Lumberjacks.
No-ah Hits Allowed Leads to Bombers Win
The Canada A’s and the British Columbia Bombers did battle in game two of the day at Palm Springs Stadium. The A’s scored two runs in the top of the 1st to take the early 2-0. Neither team would score again until the bottom of the 4th when the Bombers added five runs to take the 5-2 lead. The go-ahead RBI single came off the bat of Noah Lashley who came around to score later in the inning. Lashley then went onto the mound to pitch two perfect innings and earned the save in the Bombers 5-2 win over the A’s.