Shredders 13, Yardbirds 12


Virginia Beach Shredders Clinches Lead In Fifth Inning For Victory Over Portsmouth Yardbirds

June 6, 2019 – Virginia Beach, VA

Virginia Beach Shredders took the lead late and defeated Portsmouth Yardbirds 13-12 on Thursday. Virginia Beach Shredders was down 12-9 in the bottom of the fifth inning when Tyler Keaton homered on a 2-1 count, scoring four runs.

Keaton led Virginia Beach Shredders to victory by driving in six runs. He went 2-for-2 at the plate. Keaton drove in runs on a sacrifice fly in the first, a single in the fourth, and a grand slam in the fifth.

Portsmouth Yardbirds opened up scoring in the first inning. Portsmouth Yardbirds scored one run when Daniel Qin doubled.

Ben Vansickle was the winning pitcher for Virginia Beach Shredders. He allowed four hits and two runs over two innings, striking out three and walking one. Logan Sizemore and Jack Howellentered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief. Sizemorerecorded the last three outs to earn the save for Virginia Beach Shredders.

Talmon Hubbard took the loss for Portsmouth Yardbirds. He surrendered one run on two hits over three innings, striking out two.

William VanSickle started the game for Virginia Beach Shredders. He surrendered seven runs on three hits over three innings

Virginia Beach Shredders tallied one home run on the day. Keaton went deep in the fifth inning.

Virginia Beach Shredders tallied ten hits on the day. Nick MackedonKevin Worrell, and Keatonall collected multiple hits for Virginia Beach ShreddersWorrell and Mackedon each collected three hits to lead Virginia Beach Shredders.

Portsmouth Yardbirds tallied eight hits. QinJoe Gross, and Karl Velikonja each collected multiple hits for Portsmouth YardbirdsQin led Portsmouth Yardbirds with three hits in five at bats.

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