Suffolk Voyagers Can’t Catch Up To Virginia Blasters
Suffolk Voyagers fell behind early and couldn’t come back in a 19-6 loss to Virginia Blasters on Friday. Virginia Blasters took the lead on a single in the first inning.
Despite the loss, Suffolk Voyagers did collect three hits in the high-scoring affair. Unfortunately, Virginia Blasters had 14 hits on the way to victory.
Virginia Blasters fired up the offense in the first inning, when Chris Guiles singled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run.
Suffolk Voyagers put up three runs in the seventh inning. Suffolk Voyagers‘s offense in the inning came from groundouts by Nathan Mix and Matthew Staelgraeve and an error on a ball put in play by Hunter McMillin.
Virginia Blasters scored five runs in the seventh inning. Virginia Blasters scored its runs on a grand slam by Randall “RJ” Safron.
Keanu Walkush was on the hill for Virginia Blasters. He surrendered two runs on one hit over three innings, striking out four.
Jared Moore was on the mound for Suffolk Voyagers. He surrendered nine runs on eight hits over four and two-thirds innings, striking out six. Bryce Smith, Steven Adamson, and Staelgraeve each contributed in relief for Suffolk Voyagers.
Staelgraeve, Jack Morick, and Nick Davis each collected one hit to lead Suffolk Voyagers.Suffolk Voyagers tore up the base paths, as three players stole at least two bases. Mix led the way with three.
Virginia Blasters totaled 14 hits in the game. Ian Tinker, Guiles, Patrick Blackall, and Chase Moore all managed multiple hits for Virginia Blasters. Moore led Virginia Blasters with four stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with 15 stolen bases.
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