Sasquatch and Blazers play for the first time.
Game 1: Chen @ Kershaw
Bottom 1, a Freeman sac fly gives the Blazers a 1-0 lead.
Bottom 4, a Tulo RBI single made it 2-0.
Bottom 5, a Freeman RBI triple, Kinsler sac fly and Bourn RBI single put NM up 5-0.
Top 6, Gattis blasts a 2 run bomb off of Kershaw. That was the 9th HR Kershaw has give up this year in 64 innings (8 in 149 innings last year in RL.)
A Saunders RBI single make it 6-2, and that’s the score the Blazers win by.
WP Kershaw (6-1)
LP Chen (4-3)
Game 2: Finnegan @ Tanaka
Gattis, Lamb and Piscotty HR off of Tanaka and The Sas lead 5-2 in the 9th.
Bottom 9 and Osuna on, and with one out, Freeman triples, Kinsler hits a sac fly for out #2 but Saunders then HR’s to pull the Blazers within one run. Bourn singles to put the tying run on base, but Tulo pops up to end it as Sas win 5-4.
WP Finnegan (6-2)
LP Tanaka (9-6)
S Osuna (15)
Game 3: Quintana @ Sanchez
Carp HR’s to lead off the game and Tulo rips and RBI single in the 4th to put NM up 2-0.
In the 7th a Tulo HR and Freeman RBI groundout make it 4-0 NM.
A Kinsler error in the 9th gives The Sas a run making it a save situation.
Which Kimbrel converts with ease as Blazers win 4-1.
WP Quintana (11-5)
LP Sanches (3-6)
S Kimbrel (27)
Game 4: Moore @ Fister
Fister pitches great with 6 IP, 3 H, 3 BB and 7 K. A Freeman single plates 2 in the 5th for the only damage against him.
Moore, however, was brilliant going 6 IP with 3 H, 1 BB and 0 runs
With 2 outs in the 9th, Kimbrel walks Gattis and Correa doubles him to third putting the tying runs in scoring position. Narvaez grounds one over the bag at second that Kinsler robs and converts the out at first to end the game in a Blazer 2-0 shutout win.
WP Moore (8-2)
S Kimbrel (28)
After a 1-3 start, Blazers go 15-5 to finish the chapter 16-8 and continue their winning streak against the EL to what seems like 100 years and counting.