Saturday Roundup: Cavs Sweep Braves in WSL Play

June 30, 2013

The Addison Braves were swept by the Eau Claire Cavaliers in Wisconsin State League play on Saturday.

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The Eau Claire Cavaliers won each game in a doubleheader Saturday against Addison at Carson Park. The Cavs won the first game 8-0 and the second 9-1.

In the shutout, Davis Lenzen pitched a complete game gem. He gave up two hits and three walks and struck out one.

Brady Burzynski went 2-for-4 with three runs and four RBIs in the nightcap, while Horoshi Senda went 1-for-4 with a run and two RBIs for Eau Claire.

Story by: The Eau Claire Leader-Telegram

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The Kenosha Kings split a Langsdorf League doubleheader against the West Allis Nationals on Saturday at Simmons Field.

West Allis won the first game, 2-1, before the Kings rebounded to take the second game, 3-1.

In Game 2, Kenosha’s Anthony Olson pitched 5 2/3 innings and allowed one run on four hits with four walks and eight strikeouts.

Reliever Brandon Jeffery pitched out of a bases-loaded jam in the sixth and recorded the win by tossing 1 1/3 scoreless innings.

The Kings (19-7, 9-2), who stayed in a first-place tie in the Langsdorf League with the victory, tallied eight hits — two each by Jason Dennis, Kyle Frye and JT Schneider.

Joe Balestreri’s RBI fielder’s choice in the sixth gave the Kings a 2-1 lead, and Paul Pulera added an RBI single.

In the opener, the Kings tallied only three hits — singles by Billy Johnson, Joe Ferro and Tevin Pagett.

Johnson drove in Kenosha’s lone run with a sacrifice fly in the sixth.

Randy Johnson threw a complete-game four-hitter with one walk and six strikeouts.

Story by: The Kenosha News
Photo by: Bill Siel/The Kenosha News

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The Lombard Orioles swept the Homestead Rancers by scores of 10-1 and 7-0 in Chicago Suburban Baseball League play on Saturday. The sweep moves the Orioles to 3.5 games ahead of the Oswego Cats for first plce in the CSBL North Division.

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Larry Kurkowski of the Addison Braves continued his phenomenal hitting streak last week. The Braves player-coach hammered a line-drive to center field to give him at least one hit in every season since 1983 when the Chicago Suburban Baseball League was founded.

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