Bobman nearly no-hits Rockies
Cubs 10, Rockies 2
Singles by Nik Mercado and Corey Vermillion denied Matt Bobman a no-hitter.
The Sierra-at-Tahoe Cubs pitcher fanned 16 Meek’s Rockies hitters – with the other two outs coming on groundouts.
Darren Perucci had two hits, including a two-run triple and two-run single, and scored two runs for the Cubs.
Ryan Bosson launched a three-run triple during a six-run third inning and then the Red Hut Reds held off the Meek’s Rockies 7-6 in a recent South Tahoe Little League game.
Bosson’s three-bagger turned out to be the only hits off Marcus Mellberg, Daniel Tinlin and Albert Palaroan. Ten walks and two hit batters kept the Reds busy on the bases.
Corey Vermillin homered and Patrick Lewis stroked a RBI single during a two-run sixth that cut the margin to one. But the Rockies left runners on second and third bases.
Vermillion and Jharrett Neamo led the Rockies with two hits.
Giants 16, Dodgers 4
Troy Radke of the Longs Drugs/NORCAL Giants left the Chart House Dodgers feeling blue.
Radke fanned 13 Dodgers and coaxed three hits, three runs and three RBIs out of his bat.
The Giants’ Randy Henson had a single, double and triple, while Josh Mason, Kyle Churchill, James Moore, Andrew Stuck, Gavn Smith and Tim Powers contributed two hits.
Anna Kingman doubled and singled for the Dodgers.
Rangers 5, Pirates 3
Steve Yarrow’s third-inning solo homer tied the score at 3, and Casey Kersey doubled during a decisive two-run fifth for the victorious Shehadi Motors Rangers.
Yarrow, Kersey an James Hernandez collected two hits against the Tahoe Fracture and Orthopedic Pirates.
Pirates pitchers Vinnie Stagnaro and Dillon Yuzbick scattered eight hits and fanned 10. Buck Pershing and Kersey gave up seven hits and struck out five. Kyle Jones led the Pirates with two hits.
Cubs 21, Yankees 0
Haven Wilvers and Darren Perucci blanked the Optimist Yankees on three hits.
Matt Bobman bashed a two-run homer and Jerel Dutton roped a two-run double as the Sierra-at-Tahoe Cubs scored 10 runs in the first frame.
Bobman also doubled and singled and scored three runs. Perucci had two doubles and a single, while Kevin Schlange and Devin Harpole delivered two hits.
Dodgers 5, A’s 0
Jake Jacobs tossed a three-hit shutout and set down eight Accurate Audio Video A’s on strikes as the Chart House Dodgers won.
Jacobs and Brian Vogt each stole home as the Dodgers made the most of six walks. Taylor Wood and Garrett Datrio combined for four of the Dodgers’ five hits off Josh Plotner and Nick Kallenbach. One of Datrio’s hits went for three bases.
Rangers 11, Royals 7
The Shehadi Motors Rangers erupted for six first-inning runs and then used a two-run homer by Steve Yarrow to put away the Alpine Septic and Plumbing Royals.
Matt Shively singled four times and scored three Rangers runs and Martin Rubio doubled and singled. The Royals’ Steven Lovenger cracked four hits and scored two runs and Sho Kashma connected for two hits and scored two runs.
Giants 8, Pirates 1
Kyle Churchill of the Longs Drugs/NORCAL took the bat out of the Tahoe Fracture and Orthopedic Pirates hands, holding them to three hits while striking out 13. Kyle Jones had two of the Pirates’ hits.
Churchill also homered and Andrew Stuck came through with a two-run single – his third hit of the game – as the Giants stayed hot.
Randy Henson, Matt Dugan and Troy Radke gave the Giants two hits.
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