Saturday, July 12, 2008
Armada 7 Silver Sox 1
The runs came in bunches for the Armada in the fifth and sixth innings tonight. Four in the fifth and three in the sixth. The pitching was just as good as the Fleet extend their win streak to three and improve their overall record to 22-20. Reno drops to 16-26 in the North Division.
Starter Nick Bierbrodt (2-4) got the win pitching a great game going 7 innings giving up 5 hits walking 2 and striking out 12. What a way to go into the All-Star game for Nick. Dusty Gober and Sean Buller combined to go 2 innings giving up 1 run on 3 hits, walking 1 and striking out 3. The bats awoke in the fifth breaking up Reno starter Gustavo Vasquez's perfect game. SS Cleatus Davidson drove in two thanks to his triple. He finished the day 2 for 3 and scoring a run. Rookie 3B Michael Glomb would drive in two. 1B Brett Flowers and 2B Julian Williams would each drive in a run as well.
Reno starter Gustavo Vasquez (0-1) was perfect going into the fifth in his GBL debut, but got the loss pitching 4 2/3 innings giving up 4 runs, 2 earned on 3 hits while walking 1 and striking out 6. Reno's only run came off the bat of All-Star C DJ Dixon in the eighth to score LF Ross McCoy. 3B Carlos Madrid went 3 for 5 with two doubles.
Probable starters for tomorrow's game for Reno TBA and for Long Beach Andrew Layfield (0-1) which will be his first start of the season. Game time is at 5:05pm.
Photo by: Mark Mauno