Orioles sweep away Kings
July 6, 2014
The Kenosha Kings couldn't get the bats going Saturday, totaling 11 hits in a Wisconsin State League doubleheader sweep by the Lombard (Ill.) Orioles at Simmons Field.
The Kenosha Kings couldn’t get the bats going Saturday, totaling 11 hits in a Wisconsin State League doubleheader sweep by the Lombard (Ill.) Orioles at Simmons Field.
The Orioles won the first game, 16-6, before scoring two runs late to win the second game, 5-3. Both games were seven innings.
Despite having just five hits in the game, Kenosha (17-9, 7-6 WSL) was tied 3-3 in the second game before Lombard tallied two runs in the top of the sixth off reliever Garrett Arnold, who took the loss. Starting pitcher Travis Vanderwall had a no-decision, allowing three earned runs on eight hits with five strikeouts and two walks in five innings.
Paul Pulera had an RBI double, and Joe Balistreri drove in a run.
In the first game, the Kings scored five runs in the fifth after the Orioles had already built a large lead.
Joe Ferro had a three-run double.
Kenosha plays at Genoa City’s Torstenson Field at 3 p.m. today in a Langsdorf League game.
Story, photos and video by: The Kenosha News
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