Game 17 Recap: The Razor’s Edge – Ducks 15, Matadors 4 (6)

pittsburgh NABA, Recap, South Oakland Ducks Baseball

The Ducks (13-5, 4-1) victory over the Matadors (8-8, ?), coupled with the forfeit win over the Titans, improved South Oakland’s all time record to 79-80-2.

A win over the Bulldogs Monday night will bring the club’s record back to .500 for the first time since 2004 when the Ducks record stood at at 7-7 after their first 14 games.

The 2010 Ducks have won nine straight since starting the season 4-5.

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Captain America and The Baconator combined to scatter nine hits over six innings vs. the Matadors, allowing a combined 2 earned runs.

pregame quacking was solid, clearly setting the tone. Whalen gets the troops fired up:

With the game tied 1-1 after 1 inning, the Ducks scored 10 runs with 2 outs in the top of the second.

With the bases loaded, Gwin drove in two with a blistering shot between second and third that the SS oléd to save his own life, Duffy walked to reload the bases, then Tim Lipp cleared the bases with a triple.

then:

The Ducks weren’t done.

Defilippo was hit by a pitch and stole second, then Wojton drove in Flip and Cool  with his second hit of the inning.

Wojton finished the day with a solid 3-4, 2b, 3rbi, 3r line.

Baconator doubled to drive in Wojton to finished the quacking in the 10-run second.

11-1 after two

Captain gored the Matadors in the bottom of the inning, striking out their 3rd baseman on 3 pitches.

the ‘dors added three runs in the third.

11-3 after three.

their 3rd baseman proceeded to make seven errors in the fourth.

The Ducks added three runs in the fourth with help from the afforementioned errors:

Lipp reached on an error, Cool elbow dropped a single to left, a run scored on WOjton’s shot to third that was thrown away, Guthrie advanced to first after he swung at a passed ball on purpose to advance to first, then Whalen drove in a run with an infield single to third base.

13-3 after four

13-4 after five

TC  Jones drove in a run with a fielder’s choice in the sixth, Wojton addad an RBI double.

Baconator closed the door in the bottom half of the inning,

15-4 after six.

Game. Ducks.

Quack.

Note: The Militia took the bulldogs out to the farm this morning, 14-3.

Seems like a classic let down after beating the Canes game. The Bulldogs will be looking to rebound Monday.

The Militia will be fighting for their season on the 10th.

Huge 8am divisional double header at  Militia HQ on July 10th.

quackquack.

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