MERRICK MAYHEM 9U had a tough time generating runs on Saturday, dropping their game with HOWARD BEACH CARDINALS 11-3.
HOWARD BEACH CARDINALS got things moving in the first inning, when Steve homered on a 1-1 count, scoring two runs. HOWARD BEACH CARDINALS pulled away for good with five runs in the third inning. In the third Christian hit a solo homer, JP singled on a 1-2 count, scoring one run, and Steve drew a walk, scoring one run.
PJ was the winning pitcher for HOWARD BEACH CARDINALS. He surrendered three runs on five hits over five innings, striking out four and walking one.
KURT R took the loss for MERRICK MAYHEM 9U. He surrendered seven runs on five hits over two innings, striking out one.
HOWARD BEACH CARDINALS socked three home runs on the day. Charlie had a homer in the fifth inning. Steve went yard in the first inning. Christian put one out in the third inning.
BRADY K led MERRICK MAYHEM 9U with two hits in two at bats.
HOWARD BEACH CARDINALS scattered nine hits in the game. JP and Christian all managed multiple hits for HOWARD BEACH CARDINALS. JP went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead HOWARD BEACH CARDINALS in hits. JP led HOWARD BEACH CARDINALS with three stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with 12 stolen bases. HOWARD BEACH CARDINALS didn't commit a single error in the field. PJ had the most chances in the field with four.