A’s Get Past Bandits
July 7, 2009
Pitcher Ryan Schmitz allowed just one run over 8.2 innings pitched, and the A's beat the Bandits 4-2 in a game that counted in the Wisconsin State League and Northeastern Wisconsin League standings.
Each time the Manitowoc Bandits scored in Monday night’s game at Wildwood Park, the host Sheboygan A’s answered. The final time, they answered and them some.
Pitcher Ryan Schmitz allowed just one run over 8.2 innings pitched, and the A’s beat the Bandits 4-2 in a game that counted in the Wisconsin State League and Northeastern Wisconsin League standings.
The A’s improved to 13-1 in the NWL and 12-8 in the WSL. The Bandits dipped to 6-6 NWL, 9-10 WSL.
Schmitz struck out eight and walked none in the win. He allowed one earned run. Drew Powers got the game’s final out for the save.
Manty scored in the second inning on a RBI hit by Josh Krowiorz.
Sheboygan answered in the bottom of the second. Gabe Marshall was hit by a pitch, stole second and scored on a double by Taylor Schwarz.
In the top of the fourth, Manty retook the lead when Sam Spurney doubled and Krowiorz again knocked him in.
But in the bottom of the frame, the A’s scored three times. Schwarz and Matt Schilter had RBI, with Schilter later scoring on an error.
Kreston Albright, Lucas Wilsing, Novak and Schwarz each had two hits for Sheboygan, which plays at Oshkosh today and hosts the Green Bay Storm on Wednesday.
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