Bears' Baseball Recap vs. Pima 4-22-17

ACCAC BASEBALL-Final

(at Marich Field, PC Campus, Phoenix, AZ)

Game 1

                                      1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8                         R        H       E

Pima                               0  0  0  4  4  0  1  0                         9       11       2

(15) Phoenix                    5  0  1  3  0  0  0  1                        10       10      1

Winning Pitcher:                                 Ben Aklinski (2-0) (1 1/3 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K)

Losing Pitcher:                                   Ernesto Romero (3-2) (1 2/3 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K)

Save:                                                     NONE

Top Hitters: 

PHX:                       Christian Stone:  2-3, 2B, R, 3 RBI; Jared Nelson:  2-3, 3 RBI

PIMA:                    Miguel Figueroa:  2-4, GS HR, 2 R, 4 RBI; Kyle Rivera:  2-3, 2B, RBI

Game Notes:

-2 out when winning run scored

-LOB:  PHX 7, PIMA 7 (left bases loaded in 6th inning)

-PHX 8th:  Nick Guaragna E1, Aklinski K, Joe Velarde K, Casey Dunlap RBI 2B (Guaragna scores with gamewinner)

-4 Bears with 2 hits each (Casey Dunlap:  2-5, 2B, R, GW RBI; Miguel Rodriguez:  2-3, RBI)

-all 5 PHX runs in 1st inning were unearned

-PHX’s #6 through #9 hitters in batting order (Anthony Williams, Stone, Nelson, Rodriguez) (combined):  7-11, 2B, 4 R, 9 RBI

-Starting pitchers:             PHX’s Sam Romero:  4 1/3 IP, 7 H, 8 R, 8 ER, 3 BB, 3 K, WP

                                                PIMA’s Jose Contreras:  3 IP, 7 H, 6 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 2 K

-Pitchers used:  PHX 5 (Romero, Matt Lundh, Nick Barela, Livan Cordova, Aklinski), PIMA 4 (Contreras, Jonathan Deeble, Isaac Lopez, Romero)

Game 2

                                      1  2  3  4  5  6  7                   R         H        E

Pima                               0  0  0  0  0  1  0                   1         5        0

(15) Phoenix                    2  0  2  0  0  0  x                   4         4        0

Winning Pitcher:                                 Chris Douglas (5-3) (7 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 9 K, WP)

Losing Pitcher:                                   Gage O’Brien (1-4) (5 IP, 4 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 5 BB, 4 K, HB, 3 WP)                                          

Save:                                                     NONE

Top Hitters: 

PHX:                       Joe Velarde:  1-2, 2B, R, RBI; Anthony Williams:  1-2, 2B, R, RBI

PIMA:                    Manny Ramirez:  2-2, 2 SB, RBI; Anthony Felix:  1-3, 2B, R

Game Notes:

-game shortened to 7 innings per NJCAA rules (when 1st game goes extra innings)

-LOB:  PHX 5 (left bases loaded in 1st inning), PIMA 5

-Pitchers used:  PHX 1 (Douglas), PIMA 2 (O’Brien, Trevelle Hill)

-BEARS’ 35TH WIN OF SEASON (MOST IN SINGLE SEASON SINCE 1992)

Records:

PHX:              35-17 Overall, 23-13 ACCAC       

PIMA:                        18-30 Overall, 9-27 ACCAC

Coach’s Quote:

Kevin Kimball:  NONE  

PHX’s Next Game:  at Gateway Tuesday 3PM (Gene Autry Park-Mesa)

About Phoenix College

Phoenix College is one of the 10 colleges in the Maricopa County Community College District, one of the largest community college districts in the nation. Phoenix College offers academic courses leading to associate degrees, university transfer, certificates and short-term job training to more than 11,000 students annually.