Luke Drummond Leads Team to Championship After a Complete Game Shutout
Luke Drummond threw a gem on Monday for the British Columbia Bombers, allowing zero runs and besting the Alberta Grizzly by a score of 8-0. This is the first complete game shutout of the year.
The Bombers got on the board in the first inning when Aurto Monroy’s wild pitched allowed one of three runs to score in the first inning for the Bombers.
The Bombers put up four more runs in the third inning thanks to RBI singles by Malcolm Smith and Bradly O’Neal and an RBI double by Andrew Caufield.
Drummond earned the complete game shutout victory surrendering no runs on only two hits over seven innings and striking out ten batters.
Monroy took the loss for the Grizzly as he surrendered seven runs on six hits over three innings, striking out two.
Palm Springs Power Grabs Lead in Fifth Inning to Defeat Palm Springs Chill in Final Palm Springs Showdown
The Palm Springs Power took the lead late in the game in a 12-3 victory over the Palm Springs Chill on Monday.
The Chill scored three runs in the fifth inning to tie the game at three runs a piece. The offensive firepower for the Chill was led by Tyler Bonsky and Hsuan-Jui Peng, all knocking in the three runs to tie the game.
The Power got on the board in the second inning thanks to an RBI single by Jake Luce. They would notch five more runs in the sixth thanks to Landen Barns, Julian Hunt and Luce who would have a bases clearing double.
Joseph Sgambelluri was credited with the victory for the Power. The righty lasted five innings, allowing four hits and three runs while striking out nine. Brice Fosters and Samuel Kornstad entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.
Corby McCoy started the game for the Chill and lasted three and two-thirds innings allowing three runs on four hits. Hokuto Kanai would get McCoy out of a jam in the fourth inning on a one pitch fly out. Juan Martinez took the loss for the Chill. He entered while the game was tied at three and the Chill’s defense fell through. He would last only one and two-thirds innings, allowing six hits and nine runs, six of them earned.
The Palm Springs Power and British Columbia Bombers will play tomorrow at 12 p.m. in a nine inning championship game.