We are going to test this bad boy out, I’m going to try to live blog the Muckdogs game tonight from inside the stadium.
Jon Rodriguez does a great job of working a walk in a long at bat only to have Geoff Klein strikeout on a breaking ball.
Tidy inning with 2 strikeouts and a single with a sexy pickoff sandwhiched in between.
3rd inning——leadoff dieing quail by Yunier followed by a long walk for Chris Edmondson. Seeing eye single by Bergman that drives in a run. Edmondson gets caught in a rundown the the throw to third long enough for Bergman to reach 2nd.
Longmire CRUSHES the first pitch for a 1 hop double off the fence in right CF to drive in a run. Nice compact swing and the ball jumps off his bat.
Perez pokes a single through the left side but the LFer holds Longmire at 3rd. Melker hits medium flyball to CF to drive him in.
Sanchez bounces a groundball under Melker’s feet on his way to 2nd. Melker just stole 3rd on a breaking ball in the dirt that the catcher picked clean.
Jon Rod thinks he walks on the 3-1 pitch only to get nearly drilled on the 3-2 pitch. 1st of what I’m sure will be many pitching changes tonight.
Klein battles to a 3-2 count and ropes an oppo double down the line to score 2. A passed ball on the next pitch scores jon Rod and moves Klein to 3rd. Yunier hits an At’em ball to the 3rd baseman to mercifully end the inning.
Another strikeout for the lefty and a great play by the Bergman on a nice hop up the middle. The inning ends with yet another swing and miss on a breaking ball. Strikeouts are pilling up.
Edmondson grounds out on a one hop to the SS followed by a seeing eye liner for a single by Bergman. Longmire flies out to CF and Audry Perez strikes out on a low fastball to end the inning.
Ice cream break with the lovely lady while Gast pitched. Small sacrafices!
Melker leads off with a bleeding single up the middle. Sanchez blasted a broken bat 2B into the LF corner that was misplayed to let Melker score. Jon Rod groundouts out to 3rd and Klein moved the runner over with a GB to 1st. Yunier gets blown away on a high fastball to end the inning.
Gast gives up the first real contact of the night for a leadoff double. Back to back doubles and the Scrappers are on the board. Gast crosses up the catcher and the runner moves to third. A single brings that runner home. No action in the pen yet.
Tough ground ball to Bergman’s left is a Fielder’s Choice with the runner going to 2nd. Sick changeup by Gast to get to 0-2. Tries to go back to fastball and leaves it belt high, middle in for bloop to RF. Runners on corners, pen rocking now. HBP and wheels coming off in this inning.
Ground ball should get him out of inning but rather than coming home, 1Bmen tries to make impossible play to 2B which ends in FC. Run scores.
2nd pickoff of the night to 1B gets them out of the inning. Roughest inning by far.
Edmondson groundsout to start an inning again while Bergman battles to earn a walk.
Longmire strikes out on high heat for out #2. Perez follows suit and the wyrm has turned.
Travis Lawler comes in, Jon Rod makes 2 solid plays to his left and right for 2 quick outs. The final out comes on a lazy flyball into the triangle taken by Yunier.
Adam Melker can’t beat out the pitcher on a groundball for the first out, as Victor Sanchez lines out to CF.
Jon Rod works another walk and we have a Jon Edwards sighting. Only half paying attention, Edwards may not have swung at a single pitch in that at-bat.
Juan Castillo in to catch and promptly lets the first pitch go to the backstop. The hitter nearly Charlie Brown’s Travis Lawler for a single up the middle followed by a nice running grab in RF by Melker for the first out.
A tidy 4-6-3 and the inning is over. And so is my night as I’m not hanging around for the 8th and 9th inning. Hope this worked and hopefully some got some enjoyement out of it.