Thursday, June 10, 2010

2010 LYB Majors Angels TOC Game #7

The Angels played the seventh game of the Laguna Youth Baseball Major Tournament of Champions. They played the Marlins for the championship of the Laguna Youth Baseball Major division. This is the third time in four days that the two teams have met. The Angels lost to the Marlin by score of 6 to 2 in 8 innings on Monday in the fourth game of the TOC and beat the Marlins by the score of 3 to 0 on Wednesday in the sixth game of the TOC. The Angels had also beaten the Marlins by the score of 5 to 1 in May during the regular season.

At the plate, Jack was 0 for 1 with a strike-out and two walks. After Greysen singled to lead off the game, Jack walked on seven pitches against Bolton to put runners at first and second with no outs. After Dominic struck out, Greysen and Jack advanced to third and second on a wild pitch with one out. Unfortunately, they ended the inning there. Jack struck out swinging against Pat on four pitches in his second plate appearance. Jack lead off the top of the sixth with a walk. Dominic followed with a walk. Unfortunately, the Angels could not get the runners home. The game ended with Jack as the tying run standing on third.

In the field, Jack played four innings at third base. He handled the ball only once. In the bottom of the first, Austin caught Pat's fly ball in right and threw a strike to Jack at third to get the runner who had tagged up and tried to advance.

In the first, fourth and sixth innings, the Angels had runners at third base with no outs or one out, but were not able to get the runner home. In the fifth inning, the Angels had the bases loaded with no outs and only scored one run. The Angels lost game by a score of 2 to 1. The box score is here and the game log is here.

This game marks the end of the Laguna Youth Baseball 2010 season. Jack will start practicing with the LYB 11U All-Star team on Sunday. This team will play in three tournament over the next month, including the week long Northern California Cal Ripken Tournament starting the July 2.

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