The long Beach Armada win a hard fought game versus the Chico Outlaws, as the Fleet even out the series 1-1. The Armada go onto win 10-8, and they now improve to 19-18 in the GBL South Division.
Chico got on the board early in the first with Dale Swingford leading off with a a base hit before moving over to second base on a bunt from Dan Luyben. After a fly out and a walk, Truan Mehl brought in Swinford with an RBI single to make it 1-0 .
DeJesus misplayed a Womack grounder that allowed him to reach base, then he stole second on to Bramasco. Omar grounded a ball through the legs of Ash to allow Josh Womack to advance to third base. Runners were now on second and third base with no outs for Sherrill. Sherrill managed to ground out to shortstop to plate Womack and move Bramasco to third. The score was now 1-1. Edgecombe slapped a ball into right field , bringing in Bramasco from third base. The Armada was then up 2-1
Bouchie, Kaplan and Young all singled to load bases for Womack. Womack had a productive out, grounding out to second base allowing all runners to move up . This out brought in Bouchie from third to make it 3-1 Armada. On the first pitch Bramasco flied out to deep center, Bringing in Johnny Kaplan from third and moving SteveYoung to third base. The score is now 5- 1.
Bottom of the fourth, Steve Young and Josh Womack both walked to lead off and a Bramasco hit brought in another run to make it 7-4 .
The Chico Outlaws cut into the lead in the 6th inning when Swinford stole third base, and came in and scored on a sacrifice fly . The score is now 10-8 .
Sean Buller came in to face Jonny Ash. He induced a game-ending 6-3 double play picking up his third save of the season.
Join us tomorrow as the Armada wrap up this three game series here at Blair Field. First pitch scheduled for 7:05 pm. Dustin Gober will take the Mound for the Fleet. Also It's Ladies Night tomorrow.