Wyatt Heat bounced back from a 22-9 stomping at the hands of Anchor Dive to shutout the National Guard Hummers 11-0 behind the tough pitching of Kennedy Feist. In the night’s other contest, the Cartel pounded Speak the Word Ministries 15-5 as they continues to jockey for position in the playoffs.
Heat 11, Hummers 0
In Tuesday’s opening contest, the National Guard Hummers just could not solve the pitching of Kennedy Feist, who limited the powerful guardsmen to just six paltry hits. It was the Heat with 11 runs on 20 hits and three errors, while the Hummers had no runs on six hits and two errors. Feist picked up the win on the hill for the Heat, while Roy Vialet got the loss. Top batters for the Heat were Michael Schjang (3 for 3 with a home run and two RBIs) and Steve Rosario (2 for 3 with a home run and two RBIs). For the Guardsmen, Edgardo Sanes and Neil Davis were both 1 for 2.
Cartel 15, Speak the Word 5
The Cartel came out firing on all cylinders and eventually went on to pound Speak the Word ministries into submission in five innings via the 10-run mercy rule. Last night was one of the few times this season that the Cartel had its nucleus of players, and it was a noticeable difference—both offensively and defensively. They also got a strong pitching performance from James Smith, who won the game for the Cartel. Gabriel Jagrup got the loss for Speak the Word.
It was the Cartel with 15 runs on 11 hits and two errors, while Speak the Word finished with five runs on nine hits and two errors. The Cartel was led offensively by Darren Smith (3 for 4 with a home run and one RBI) and Eddie Dunkirk (2 for 3 with a home run and two RBIs). For Speak the Word, Kareem Dennis was 2 for 2 with a home run and two RBIs, and Sylvester McIntosh was 2 for 3 with a home run and one RBI.