6/25/2020 8:31:00 AM Martins surge past Pirates; late rally lifts Lakers past Bulls
Fairmont 200 200 240 = 10-16-1 Windom 000 101 100 = 3-4-2 The Windom Pirates' offense couldn't keep pace with a hard-hitting Fairmont squad Wednesday night as the Martins claimed a 10-3 victory over the Pirates at Island Park.
Fairmont hammered out 16 hits in the game, while three Martins pitchers combined to hold the Pirates to four hits.
Fairmont led 4-0 in the fourth inning when the Pirates got on the scoreboard on a Danny Kneeland RBI single.
Windom closed the gap to 4-2 in the sixth on a Kobe Lovell RBI single.
Fairmont pushed the lead to 6-2 in the top of the seventh, but the Pirates answered with a run in the bottom of the inning on a Jack Mellstrom RBI single.
But Fairmont put the game out of reach with a four-run eighth inning, then retired the final six Pirate batters in order.
Collin Lovell took the pitching loss for the Pirates, allowing six runs on 10 hits in seven innings of work. He walked one and struck out 10.
Jackson 000 030 000 = 3-3-4 Mt. Lake 010 020 01x = 4-3-2 The Mt. Lake Lakers rallied to take the lead in the bottom of the eighth inning Wednesday, claiming their second straight victory with a 4-3 win over the Jackson Bulls at St. James.
The Lakers struck first, scoring on a bases-loaded walk by Brandon Ditch in the bottom of the second inning.
Jackson did all its damage in the fifth, scoring all three of its runs on a dropped fly ball with two outs.
The Lakers answered in the bottom of the innings. Blake Spinks led off with a single, Lucas Anderson singled and Levi Jahnke reached on an error, plating a run. Anderson then scored on the back end of a double steal, tying the game at 3-3.
The Lakers took the lead for good in the bottom of the eighth. Zach Spinks reached on a two-base error and raced home when Tylor Duerksen reached on an error.
Blake Spinks led the Lakers with two hits in the game.
The Lakers had a stellar pitching outing from Jon Faber in his first Laker pitching start. Faber went the distance, scattering three hits. He walked five and struck out five.
Next games: Check for updates after each game. Windom: vs. Mt. Lake, June 27 Mt. Lake: at Windom, June 27