August 12th, 2019
HDL Royals Holds Off HDL Cardinals For Victory
Cont’d from rain delay 7/14 – 9AM – 8.11.19 – Royals 9 – Cardinals 8
Despite seeing its seven-run lead whittled down by the end, the HDL Royals still held off the HDL Cardinals for a 9-8 victory on Sunday. HDL Cardinals scored seven runs in the failed comeback on a double by Cesar Cabrera in the fifth, a single by Brandon Poyner in the fifth, a double by Calvin Moore, Sr. in the fifth, a groundout by Tim Wallenstrom in the fifth, a double by Carlos Cabrera in the fifth, and a single by Cabrera in the sixth.
HDL Cardinals scored six runs in the fifth inning, but HDL Royals still managed to pull out the victory. HDL Cardinals offense in the inning was led by Cabrera, Poyner,Moore, Sr., Wallenstrom, and Cabrera, all sending runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.
HDL Royals pulled away for good with seven runs in the third inning. In the third an error scored one run for HDL Royals 2019, Judson Belote drew a walk, scoring one run, Chris Pegues singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs, Carlos Gotera singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run, an error scored one run for HDL Royals.
Cody Dunn got the win for the HDL Royals. He surrendered one run on two hits over three innings, striking out five. Emmanuel Avila and Alex Vivas entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.
HDL Royals tallied eight hits on the day. Gotera and Tyler Dunn all had multiple hits for HDL Royals. Dunn and Gotera each collected two hits to lead HDL Royals. HDL Royals didn’t commit a single error in the field. Vivas had the most chances in the field with one.
HDL Cardinals saw the ball well today, racking up 12 hits in the game. Hatchett, Steve Mitchell, and Cabrera all collected multiple hits for HDL Cardinals. Hatchett went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead HDL Cardinals in hits.
HDL Royals Falls To HDL Cardinals After Fifth Inning Score
Week 14 – 8.11.19 – 10AM – Cardinals 11 – Royals 5
Sunday’s game against the HDL Cardinals was a heartbreaker for the HDL Royals, as they lost the lead late in an 11-5 defeat. The game was tied at five with the HDL Cardinals batting in the top of the fifth when Calvin Moore, Sr. singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.