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Topple Goliaths, 9-4
May 23, 2018 (Federal League Wire Service)
Davie Goliaths' five game winning streak came to an end on a
picture perfect Wednesday night at Coral Glades as the Philistines
fell, 9-4, to the Hallandale Twins.
Doc Guida started for the Fraternals and rewarded his team with
six strong innings to garner the win. Guida limited the Goliaths
to two runs on five hits to even his record at 1-1. Guida
fanned three and walked one.
Adair earned a save with three innings of relief work.
Wallace started for the G-Men and suffered his first loss of the
campaign after being tagged for seven runs on eight hits in four
and a third innings. Wallace walked four and struck out three.
Twins built a 3-0 lead after two innings. In the first, Gio
Texiera drew a leadoff walk and eventually scored when Esteban
Reinoso grounded into a double play with the bases loaded. Ruben
Aguilar singled in Brent Campbell to put the Twins ahead 2-0.
the second, Ornan Toledo doubled, moved to third on a base hit by
Jeremiah Schnapp, and scored when Jehiel Russo grounded out to
In the fifth, the Twins poured across four more runs, driving
Wallace from the game in the process.
Campbell led off with a base hit and Russo followed with a seeing
eye single to center. Reinoso walked to load the bases and Aguilar
delivered Campbell with a sacrifice fly to center. Jeff "The
Pin" Lynch doubled home two more runs, and Juan Mendez scored
Lynch with a double of his own.
Goliaths dented the scoreboard in the bottom of the fifth. Paul
"The Fork" Tunink drew a lead off walk and stopped at
second when Nick Flesner singled. Both runners moved up when
Anthony DeFilippis bunted, and Tunink scored when Jarrod
Rubinstein grounded out.
teams traded runs in the sixth. Aguilar's sacrifice fly in the top
of the inning put the Twins up, 8-1, and Luis Velandia's sacrifice
fly in the bottom of the sixth made it an 8-2
sacrifice fly off of the bat of Rubinstein cut the gap to 8-3 in
the seventh, but an RBI single by Aguilar in the top of the eighth
put the Twins in front, 9-3.
RBI single by Andres Gomez in the bottom of the eighth capped the
led the Twins with two hits and four RBI. Gomez had two hits for
the loss, the Goliaths remain atop of the Expansion Division
standings. The win was the second in a row for the Twins.
Highlights-Sunsets Slip Past Sentries; Stars Spank Mudcats: The
Sunrise Sunsets watched a three run lead evaporate in the late
innings, but recovered to defeat the Margate Sentries, 6-4, to
maintain their Original Division lead.
Brant Spring started for the Twilighters and tossed seven strong
innings. Spring allowed one run, scattering five hits, did not
walk a batter, and struck out six. However, Tommy "The
Vulture" Tritz permitted three runs in the top of the eighth
and wound up as the winning pitcher when the 'Sets rallied in the
bottom of the eighth.
Ginter started for the Gatekeepers and was charged with two earned
runs on seven hits in seven innings. Alex Rodriguez was
responsible for both Sunset runs in the bottom of the eighth and
took the loss.
picked up his third win without a loss, while Rodriguez
experienced his first loss of the campaign.
'Sets took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first on an RBI single
by Anthony Garcilazo, but the Sentries tied the score in the
second when Rob Wiley singled home Andres Acosta.
the third, a Sentries error helped the Sunsets take a 3-1 lead. An
RBI single by Garcilazo in the seventh scored Chris Craig as the
'Sets stretched their lead to 4-1.
In the top of the eighth, Wiley led off with a single and was
forced at second by Tim Hopkins. Pinch hitter Dave Munguia drew a
walk and Dan Heaton was hit by a pitch, loading the bases. Dave
Marquez drove in all three runs with a double, tying the score.
In the home half of the eighth, Brandon Hull led off with a base
hi off of Rodriguez and stole second. A pair of one out waljs
loaded the bases and the Sentries summoned Raul Ascanio from the
struck out the first batter he faced, but hit both Justin Dages
and Chris Craig with pitches to force in two runs.
led the Twilighters with three hits and two RBI. Marquez had three
hits and three RBI for the Gatekeepers.
Hollywood Stars snapped their losing skid with a 9-4 win over the
Delray Beach Mudcats.
Lara pitched seven innings, allowing two earned runs on seven
hits, to earn his first win of the season.
Archbold started for the 'Cats and suffered the loss. Archbold
slid to 0-2 after yielding two earned runs on nine hits in five
Capote paced the Stars with three hits. Raul Nieto drove in a pair
of runs. Archbold's two hits led the Mudcats. Jamaal Thelwell
homered for the 'Cats.
the loss, the Stars remain stuck in the Expansion Division cellar.
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