Game Recap: Kanata Cubs vs Tyrans Noir - Game 2
Never enough runs!Updated Monday June 3, 2019 by Kanata Baseball Association.
In the second half of the double header Jacob Sherwin was on the mound to face the Noir. Jacob would start the game with back to back strikeouts of the Noir batters. A walk and an error would put the next two Noir batters on base however Jacob would end that rally quickly with a strikeout to the next batter. Time for the Cubbies to hit the sticks! Leading off for the cubs was Scot Melvin who worked a walk. A single by AB would have two on for Hunter who would drive in both runners. A strikeout, a walk, and a hit-by-pitch would have the cubs with 2 on and 1 out. Sly came up and worked a walk which brought Hunter in from 3rd. Jacob came up and hit a fielders choice to the right side which scored both Kemp and Aidan. That would be what the Cubs could muster for the first inning. Cubs 5 - Noir 0
Jacob went back to the mound for the 2nd inning after giving up a walk the next batter hit a line drive out to Scot in Left Field. The next batter fould tipped a 3rd strike back to AB who held on for the second out. The next batter hit a soft dribbler back to Jacob who threw it obver to Aidan at 1st. Cubbies were back at the top of the order after batting around in the first and Scot worked a walk as did McKnight and Perry. Aidan hit a ground ball scoring a run and that had the cubs with 2 ours. Mason stepped up with 2 outs and runners on and roped a triple to the fence scoring a run. Coleman stepped up a singled and scored a run before being picked off first base. Cubs lead 9-0
The top of the third has Jacob on a tight pitch count as the coaches wanted to ensure he would be available for Sunday. Jacob would start the inning with a strikeout. Back to back walks had Jacob at his pitch count limit for the day so that brought in Cameron Goldie for his first pitching performance of the year. A single and a couple of walks would get the Noir team on the board before the 8 batter of the Noir team lined out to Mason at shourtstop. Cameron managed to get the next batter to hit a soft grounder back to him as he flipped to Aidan at 1st. Noir fights back this inning and score 6. Cubs wanted to get back on the sticks but unfortunately couldnt muster anything against the new Noir pitching as the Cubs went 3 up and 3 down in the bottom half of the inning.
Cameron in the 4th inning would start the inning. After giving up a lead off walk the Cubs would get their first out off the second batter of the inning as Hunter fielded a ground ball at 3rd and fired it across the diamond to Aidan at 1st. A couple of fielding errors allowed a couple of Noir players to get basehits and get aboard the bases before Cameron was able to strikeout the next batter of the inning. A Single to the next batter would cause a couple more runs to score before a fly ball was hit deep out to Coleman who sure-handedly collected the ball into his glove for the 3rd out. Cubs went down swining in the bottom of the 4th inning against a new Noir fireballer. Cubs were only able to get a walk to go along with 3 strikeouts and only able to get 4 batters to the playe. Game tied 4-4
Aidan came on in the 5th and final inning hoping to hold the Noir team down. After back to baclk walks to start the inning the confidence onm the Noir team was very high. with bases loaded the Noir 10th batter hit a sac-fly which gave the Noir team the lead. A fly ball to left fielder that Kyle managed to track and grab gave the cubs their first out. A fly ball by the next batter to Mason in CF had the Cubs with 2 outs and only 3 scored. A ground ball error gave another baserunner a hit. Another Single and a walk had 5 runs in for the Noir before the Cubs were able to get a fly ball to Kyle to end the rally by the Tyrans-Noir. They scored 5 in the inning to take a big lead. Cubs had to answer back. After a ground ball out Mason managed to smash another triple in the game but was stranded on third as the Cubs were sent down courtesy of the strikeout.
Final Score: Kanata Cubs 9 Tyrans-Noir 14