A’s Lose Slugfest to Bandits
July 17, 2011
Wildwood Baseball Park played host to a slugfest on Saturday afternoon as the Manitowoc Bandits downed the Sheboygan A's 11-10.
Wildwood Baseball Park played host to a slugfest on Saturday afternoon as the Manitowoc Bandits downed the Sheboygan A’s 11-10.
The two squads combined for 34 hits and runs were scored in eight of the nine innings.
Derek Peake put Sheboygan in front for the first time with an RBI triple in the fifth inning. Manitowoc tied the game in the sixth, but the A’s got out to a 10-8 advantage in the bottom half of the inning.
Sheboygan was just two outs from a victory when Manitowoc’s Sam Spurney launched a two-run home run to left off of reliever Max Kramsky.
The A’s put the tying run in scoring position with one away in the ninth, but failed to push the run across.
Every starter for both teams reached base safely.
The A’s slip to 16-13 overall, 5-7 in the Northeastern Wisconsin League and 6-8 in the Wisconsin State League.
Sheboygan will play 10 games in seven days beginning with Monday night’s contest against the Menasha MAC’s at Wildwood beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Story by: The Sheboygan Press
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