Nationals/ Dodgers and the A’s/Braves both split their double headers Saturday

June 17, 2019

Two double headers Saturday both end in a split


West Allis Nationals 2 – 1 De Pere Dodgers, West Allis Nationals 2 – 3 De Pere Dodgers

Both teams were strong on the mound in the first game Saturday, but West Allis Nationals defeated De Pere Dodgers 2-1. The Nationals pitchers allowed just five hits to The Dodgers . Austin Emanuel was the winning pitcher for The Nationals. He lasted two innings, allowing one hit and one run while striking out four. Zach Miller threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen. Miller recorded the last three outs to earn the save for West Allis Nationals.

The West Allis Nationals watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover it in a 3-2 loss to The De Pere Dodgers in the second game Saturday. The Dodgers scored on a fielder’s choice by Jayden Adrians in the first inning and a single by Matt Bald in the second inning. The pitching was strong on both sides. The Dodgers pitchers struck out seven, while The Nationals sat down eight.

Sheboygan A’s 2 – 3 Addison Braves, Sheboygan A’s 14 – 4 Addison Braves

The Addison Braves took the lead late in the game in a 3-2 victory over The Sheboygan A’s in the first game Saturday. The game was tied at two with Addison Braves batting in the bottom of the sixth when Josh Dryden singled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run. The pitching was strong on both sides. The Braves pitchers struck out nine, while The A’s Kyle Moyer sat down two. Eric Ryan led things off on the mound for The Braves, surrendering two runs on three hits over six innings, striking out eight.

The Braves fell behind early and couldn’t come back in a 14-4 loss to The A’s in the second game Saturday. The A’s scored on a single by Jake Arens, Jimmy Juergensen and Logan Vietmeier in the first inning, and a triple by Josh Gates in the second inning. Ryan Fields got the start for The A’s. He surrendered four runs on four hits over five innings, striking out four and walking one.

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