A’s, Barons Grab Their First WSL Victories Tuesday
July 1, 2020
The Sheboygan A's and Burlington Barons grabbed their first victories of the 2020 season Tuesday night.
Sheboygan A’s 4, Greater Green Bay Blue Ribbons 2
The Sheboygan A’s snagged a late lead and defeated the Greater Green Bay Blue Ribbons 4-2 on Tuesday night at Wildwood Park in Sheboygan. The game was tied at two when Harry Steldt drew a bases-loaded walk, scoring one run for the A’s to put them on top for good. The Blue Ribbons took the early lead in the game, scoring two in the first, but the lead would not last despite an excellent pitching performance by Jett Thielke, who struck out 13.
Eric Schmitz started the game for Sheboygan, going six innings, allowing two runs on four hits, striking out 12 and walking none. Ryan Fields picked up the win in relief.
Burlington Barons 4, Kensoha Kings 3
The Kenosha Kings lost the lead late in a 4-3 defeat to the Burlington Barons on Tuesday at Simmons Field in Kenosha. The game was tied at three with Jason Dennis batting for Burlington in the top of the seventh when he singled in the go-ahead run. Dennis’s go-ahead single came after a big sixth inning that saw both teams put three runs on the board.
Luke Hansel was the winning pitcher for Burlington. He surrendered zero runs on two hits over one and two-thirds innings, striking out two and walking one. Troy Hickey and Jarrett Ramer entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief. Hickey recorded the last three outs to earn the save.
Brandon Jeffery took the loss for Kenosha. He surrendered one run on three hits over three innings, striking out one in relief.
Stats: Kenosha vs. Burlington
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