Shredders 12, Yardbirds 7


Despite Fewer Hits, Virginia Beach Shredders Beats Portsmouth Yardbirds

Portsmouth Yardbirds fell 12-7 to Virginia Beach Shredders on Saturday despite out-hitting them 13 to 11.

Portsmouth Yardbirds lost despite out-hitting Virginia Beach Shredders 13 to 11.

In the first inning, Portsmouth Yardbirds got their offense started when Ryan Gallagher singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.

After Virginia Beach Shredders scored one run in the top of the sixth, Portsmouth Yardbirdsanswered with one of their own. Virginia Beach Shredders scored when Maddux Hoaglundsingled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run. Portsmouth Yardbirds then answered when Daniel Qin singled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run.

Virginia Beach Shredders took the lead for good with three runs in the fourth inning. In the fourth Quinton Pertkiewicz singled on a 0-1 count, scoring two runs and an error scored one run for Virginia Beach Shredders.

Portsmouth Yardbirds scored three runs in the third inning. Portsmouth Yardbirds scored its runs on a double by Kent Bingman.

Virginia Beach Shredders scored six runs in the seventh inning. Nick MackedonAdrian Ty AndrewsMatthew Coutts, and Patrick Mason all drove in runs in the frame.

William VanSickle was the winning pitcher for Virginia Beach Shredders. He lasted four innings, allowing nine hits and four runs while striking out two. Logan Sizemore threw three innings in relief out of the bullpen. Sizemore recorded the last nine outs to earn the save for Virginia Beach Shredders.

Talmon Hubbard took the loss for Portsmouth Yardbirds. He lasted three innings, allowing two hits and five runs while striking out two.

Portsmouth Yardbirds tallied 13 hits on the day. Justice PageCam WallaceBingman, and Liam Geib all had multiple hits for Portsmouth YardbirdsGeibBingmanWallace, and Page all had two hits to lead Portsmouth Yardbirds.

Virginia Beach Shredders collected 11 hits. HoaglundPertkiewicz, and Stephen Felton each racked up multiple hits for Virginia Beach ShreddersHoaglund went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Virginia Beach Shredders in hits. Virginia Beach Shredders tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. Mason led the way with two.

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