hits, including three doubles and seven RBIs in the win over the
In the top of the eighth, the Reds notched three runs on hits from Joe
Frey, Winning and an RBI double from Neilsen. Reds' closer Brett
Bartlett, who pitched 2 1/3 innings of relief, shut out the Cardinals in
the bottom of the eighth to pick up the win, which put the Reds (7-3) in
first place in the American Division.
For the Cardinals, Michael Bloom, Aaron Northcraft, Brett Hanrahan and
Andrew Sorensen collected hits to stage a four-run rally in the sixth,
sending the game into extra innings.
The Reds' pitcher Andrew Silva completed a standout pitching
performance, striking out five, while scattering two hits and five
Neilsen crushed an RBI double in the bottom of the third. In the
fourth, J.P. Gormly also had and RBI double.
Winning pounded out a three-run double in the fifth to score Sean
Tokuyama, Silva and Neilsen, who all got on board with walks.
In NBLL AA Division action:
Diamondbacks 13, Angels 12 - Austin Blodgett belted a home run and a
double, while Michael Taormina produced a triple and Nathan Wagner
provided three doubles to lead the Diamondbacks to victory. Wagner also
pitched well for the D-Backs, allowing one run in two innings.
Diamondbacks 13, Yankees 5 - The Diamondbacks' offense included timely
hitting from Sandon Griffin, Sam Cubeiro and Blodgett. Brandon Pick
pitched two solid scoreless innings, while striking out six.
Red Sox 8, Cardinals 7 - The Red Sox scored the winning run in the
bottom of the final inning to edge the Cardinals. Taylor Epp, Brent
Lawson and Jonathan Metcalf led the Red Sox attack, while Matt Berry and
Clark Cashion contributed solid pitching performances.
The Cardinals were led by T.J. Danner, Max Carpenter and Jimmy Roney.
Mariners 11, Braves 11 - Andrew McCormick pounded out a grand slam in
the first inning to lead the Mariners, while Ben Griener tagged a
three-run home run to help the Mariners tie the Braves.
Grant Davis pitched three solid innings, struck out six and shut down
the Braves to preserve the tie for the Mariners.