A’s lose close call against Green Bay
Posted: June 22, 2017
SHEBOYGAN, WI- The A’s lost a close game Wednesday night against the Northeastern Wisconsin League leader’s Green Bay Storm.
The A’s started the game behind, after the Storm scored in the first with a single by Stewart Larsen that gave the team a 1-0 advantage. The A’s answered back in the second however, with a double by Mitch Sutton and a single by Adam Ryan which eventually resulted in a 1-1 tie.
The game remained tied until the top of the sixth when the Storm’s Larsen hit a sacrifice fly that gave the team a 2-1 lead. The Storm would ultimately keep this lead for the remainder of the game.
In terms of hits, both the A’s and the Storm were tied with a total of nine. Chris Saltzman, Sutton and Ryan each collected multiple hits. Riley Spetz led the Storm at the plate going 3-for-5.
One category that the A’s led was strikeouts. The A’s pitching staff struck out 14 on the night, while the Storm only struck out two.
Eric Schmitz took the loss for the A’s after throwing six innings, allowing two runs, five hits and striking out seven. Chris Wolcanski earned the win for the Storm.
WIth this loss, the A’s fall to 5-3 in the NEWBL, while the Storm improve to 4-1.
The A’s now have a few days rest before they are back in action on Monday night against Menasha at Wildwood Baseball Park.
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