A’s curise past Manitowoc behind Schaefer’s 1-hitter
August 6, 2012
The Sheboygan A's got off to a fast start and cruised to an easy win over the Manitowoc Bandits behind the 1-hit pitching of Jake Schaefer.
The Sheboygan A’s got off to a fast start and cruised to an easy win over the Manitowoc Bandits behind the 1-hit pitching of Jake Schaefer.
Schaefer, the beneficiary of a 6-0 lead after two innings had a no-hitter going until Andrew Daring singled in the sixth. It would be the only hit the Bandits would get as the A’s posted an 11-1 7-inning win.
The win ends the A’s Wisconsin State League season with a 9-15 record. Manitowoc finishes 6-18 in league play.
Schaefer struck out four and walked three in his 7-inning 1-hitter. A walk, hit batsman and infield outs accounted for Manitowoc’s only run.
The A’s used walks and a 2-run single by Bobby Musil to get three runs in the first inning and added three more in the second with hits by Sam Raff, Harry Steldt and Justin Hunt doing the damage.
Raff had three hits and Steldt and Nick Gottowski both a single and a double to lead the offense.
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