De Pere Dodgers Sweep West Allis NationalsSaturday Recap: Dodgers Complete DH Shutout Over Nationals

July 17, 2017

The De Pere Dodgers took care of business against the West Allis Nationals Saturday afternoon, completing a rare doubleheader shutout.

De Pere Dodgers Sweep West Allis Nationals

De Pere Dodgers 5, 8, West Allis Nationals 0, 0

Riley Gruetzmacher didn’t allow a single run as the De Pere Dodgers defeated the West Allis Nationals 5-0 on Saturday in game one of the team’s doubleheader.

De Pere captured the lead in the second inning. Michael Larsen singled with two outs in the second inning, scoring a run and giving the Dodgers all the insurance they would need.

Connor Bagnieski’s fourth inning three-run home run padded the lead for De Pere.

Riley Gruetzmacher earned the win. He threw seven innings, allowing zero runs, two hits, striking out five, and walking one. Jim Jungbauer took the loss for West Allis. He went six innings, allowing five runs, nine hits, striking out five, and walking zero.

Trent Bauer went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead De Pere Dodgers in hits.

In game two, it was more of the same for De Pere, as Carson Jacques and Bryce Braspennickx combined to shutout the Nationals again.

De Pere secured the victory thanks to five runs in the third inning, led by a double by Connor Bagnieski, a single by Sam Kohnle, and a home run by Connor Rutherford.

Carson Jacques earned the win for De Pere. He tossed six innings, surrendering zero runs, two hits, striking out four, and walking zero. Johnny Keane took the loss for West Allis. He went four innings, giving up five runs, seven hits, striking out two, and walking zero.

De Pere had nine hits in the game. Joe Baier, Rutherford, and Noah Robinson each collected multiple hits for De Pere.

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