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The VAB split a DH at home vs PBA Jr Dawgs. Game 1 saw the Jets lose by a score of 10-6 and won game 2 by a score of 8-1 to take the weekend series 3-1 and overall series 6-1.
Game 1 was a tale of free passes – the Jets walked or hit 15 batters and proved to be costly. Taylor Simmonds started on the mound going 3 innings allowing 3 hits, 5 earned run, 6 K’s and 9 BB’s. Chad Hodges threw well in relief going 3 innings allowing 2 hits, 2 runs, 1 BB and 1 K. Victor Caruso threw the final inning allowing 1 hit, 3 runs, 2 earned runs, 1 K and 5 BB’s. Offensively, the Jets were ledy by Luke Barry who was 1 for 4 with an SB. Brendan Hendriks was 1 for 3 with a grand slam HR. Greg Adams was 1 for 3 with an RBI. Brant Hittel was 1 for 4. Matt Clark and Nick Koh also pitched in with a hit each.
Game 2 saw a dominate start on the mound for Jets LHP Brody McDonald. He threw 7 innings allowing 4 hits, 1 run, 8 K’s and 4 BB’s. Offensively, the Jets were led by Luke Barry who was 1 for 3 with a double and RBI. Ben Douglas had a huge day going 4 for 4 with a double, 2 HR’s, 3 RBI’s and 2 runs scored. Greg Adam was 1 for 4 with an RBI. Curtis Mazurkewich was 1 for 3 with a double and RBI. Brant Hittel was 1 for 3 with an SB and 2 runs scored. Nick Koh was 1 for 3 with an RBI.
The split pushes the Jets overall record to 16-6. Next action is Friday April 30th against the Okotoks Dawgs Academy. Gametime is a 4 pm (DH) at the beautiful Seaman Stadium.