Middle Creek takes Game 1 of 4A baseball series against Hough
DURHAM From the moment he threw the opening pitch at Durham Bulls Athletic Park, this was Jimmy Boyd night.
The senior righty from Middle Creek had a perfect game through five innings, striking out eight batters, giving up a single and walking one.one. cheap Rangers jerseys from china
He threw 85 pitches and faced just one more than the minimum number of batters.
did a decent job of keeping the ball low. That one hit was a mess up on my part, Boyd said. threw a fastball right down the middle. Other than that, I did aa cheap Rangers jerseys china
decent job of locating. as dominant as Boyd was on the mound, Hough Brandon Gragilla was matching him pitch for pitch through the first three innings. The 6 foot 6 lefty didn give up a hit until Boyd, who bats left handed, singled with one out in the top of the fourth.
Middle Creek made the most of its next three baserunners.
In the top of the fifth, Hough surrendered a walk to seniorsenior cheap Rangers jerseys free shipping
second baseman Colin Pelosi. But Pelosi stole second a few pitches later. Freshman shortstop Diego Guerrero responded by ripping a double down the right field line that went all the way into the corner, and Pelosi scored with ease.
Guerrero had two doubles on the night, thethe Rangers new jerseys 2014
only player on either side with more than one hit.
was nervous in the first inning, but after the first play I settled down and felt better, Guerrero said.
Another stolen base helped the Mustangs score their second run. Keenen Herring doubled with two outs in the top of fifth, then stole third. One pitch later, senior catcher AustinAustin wholesale Rangers jerseys
Parker drove him in with a RBI single.
Middle Creek did not announce whether junior Graham Edwards (8 1, 1.75 ERA, 68 Ks) or senior Sal Savarese would start Game 2. Savarese started Game 2 for the Mustangs in the 4A East regional best of 3 series against Richmond County, while Edwards started Game 3.