Blue Jays rally to nip AAA Athletics, 8-7

By May 2, 2011

The AAA Blue Jays scored twice in the final inning to beat the Athletics, 8-7, on Saturday at the Davis Little League complex.

Doubles for Jason Sanchez, Owen Schwab and Lucas Griffiths were key. Schwab had two RBI. Singles by Jackson Satterlund and Luke Schwedler helped in the win.

Roland Watts and Schwab pitched well.

Maya Parker doubled in a run for the A’s as Ryan Schacherbauer and Jake Armstrong each had two-baggers. Carter Swift singled twice and had an RBI and Timmy Chin’s single brought in a run. Chin and Swift combined on the mound.

Around the AAA…

Mariners 12, Nationals 11 — A four-run, final-inning rally did it as Mariner Josh Danzik singled home Shaan Nahal with the deciding tally.

Danzik capped a three-hit, four-RBI game. Kyle Kordana and Jesse Keenan both had two hits and Max Villareal-Blozis and Theo Blewett added doubles.

Ryan Everitt and Daniel Patterson knocked in two runs each for the Nats and Xavier Speer, Sean O’Hara, Griffin Long, Finn Thompson and Everitt kept the game close with nice fielding plays.

Rays 13, Tigers 4 — Josh Catacutan and Nate Stoltz pitched well and Garrett Emmons closed out the game on the mound as the Rays rolled.

Catacutan doubled and singled as Emmons and Adam Dapkewicz contributed at the plate.

Tiger Jake Brugger doubled, Sebastian Costa had two hits and Mason Barrette and Jakob Lee each singled.

Brugger, Ethan Ramos, Ryan Berry and Costa were slick afield.

Mariners 15, Blue Jays 7 — Max Villareal-Blozis, Jesse Keenan, Brandan Carsel and Kyle Kordana all had three hits and Theo Blewett added two for the winners.

Carsel pitched two shutout innings.

Jackson Satterlund singled twice and Joe Richter and Owen Schwab added hits for the Jays, who got good fielding by Jason Sanhcez and Joe Richter.

Athletics 12, Tigers 9 — Ryan Schacherbauer, winning pitcher Danny Honeychurch and Jack Walsh singled and drove in runs, with Patrick Stodden and Jimmy Chin adding hits.

Maya Parker and Sam Seiler were strong afield.

Sebastian Costa singled and doubled for the Tigers and Ryan Berry and Jakob Lee had doubles. Danny Harry, Ethan Ramos, Stephen Nichols, Christopher Banister and Mason Blackman had hits. Lee also made a nice catch.

Rangers 16, Indians 6 — Billy Easton tripled and drove in two, Will Smith doubled and Cade Sanders, Iain Smith, Ryan Cuvelier, Mark Studer, Charlie Easton and Casey Freese all contributed at the plate.

The Smiths, Sanders and pitcher Collin Yee had good games on defense.

(The Indians did not submit a recap)

Cardinals 7, Astros 6 — Kai Taylor and Sam Blakewell led the Astros hitting and Cole Bertrand and Blakewell were solid pitching.

Zane Schouten was tough fielding.

(The Cardinals did not submit a recap)

Marlins 15, Indians 11 — Grafton Shorts was 2-for-3 with two RBI and Nate Barclift’s single drove in two for the Tribe. Dane Peterson was rugged behind the plate.

(The Marlins did not submit a recap)

Astros 10, Reds 7 — Kai Taylor was 3-for-4 and scored three times and Lauren Schwartz was 3-for-4 for the ‘Stros.

Zane Schouten was 2-for-3 with three runs tallied and Sam Blakewell and Logan McNamara both doubled. McNamara’s hit drove home two.

Taylor pitched a 1-2-3 last inning and Kyle Stachowicz hurled two shutout frames.

(The Reds did not submit a recap)

Rangers 12, Reds 6 — Iain Smith and Cade Sanders were 4-for-4, Will Smith drove in four runs and Bill Easton had three RBI in the win.

Defensively, Mark Scheiber, Mark Studer and Ryan Cuvelier were on fire.

(The Reds did not submit a recap)

Rockies 15, Nationals 11 — Ryan Everitt, Hillel Rosenheim, Adam Schroth and Ryan Fisk paced the Nats at the plate.

Fisk and Nathan Critchfield were tough behind the plate and Rosenheim, Fisk, Will Wyman, Finn Thomson and Matt Haas pitched well.

(The Rockies did not submit a recap)

Rays 12, Reds 5 — Payne Barksdale had a single and double and scored twice for the winners.

Chris Kruger, Josh Catacutan, Adam Dapkewicz and Nate Stoltz added key safeties as the Rays used six different pitchers.

(The Reds did not submit a recap)

Marlins 10, Cardinals 5 — Led at the plate by Nick Grimes, James Herrgesell, Simon Weinstock, Nick Paciulla, Evan Deas and Simon Guttersman — who doubled — the Cards tallied four times in the final inning.

Deas, Paciulla and Weinstock played well afield.

(The Marlins did not submit a recap)

Astros 9, Tigers 4 — Sam Blakewell, Zane Schouten and Cody Taylor supplied the big hits, Kyle Stachowicz scored twice and Ben Nye picked up the final run in the win.

Cole Bertrand and Logan McNamara pitched well and Laurent Schwartz earned the save.

McNamara, Blakewell and Schouten were praised by coaches for their fielding.

Jakob Lee drove home two for the Astros and Mason Barrette, Jake Brugger, Sebastian Costa and Stephen Nichols added key hits for the Tigers.

Mason Blackman had two stolen bases and Ethan Ramos had a good fielding play.

Enterprise staff

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