TCKL: Plummer belts three homers as Hot Rods cruise past Red Sox

Tribune Staff • Jun 14, 2018 at 12:03 AM


Hot Rods 18, Red Sox 2

For the Hot Rods, Will Plummer ensured the Hot Rods’ win by hitting three home runs with his final one being a grand slam. Gary Beck stopped two line drives on their way to third base, keeping the Red Sox from scoring, while James Friggens scooped a line drive at his knees, then proceeded to keep the ball in play and get the runner out that was trying to advance to third base.

Lake Monsters 14, Dash 5

For the Lake Monsters, Alex Gannon pitched three shutout innings, including eight strikeouts, while Vance Hubner pitched two innings, raking up four strikeouts and also added a 3-for-4 performance at the plate with three singles. Jack Jerovsek went 3-for-4, as well, bombing a single and two doubles to finish the game with four RBIs.

For the Dash, Tommy Galloway pitched two strong innings, while Emmit Wenta played excellent defense.

Ironbirds 25, Red Sox 8

For the Ironbirds, Brady Bonter recorded an RBI and was solid from the mound in his pitching debut. Levi Tubergan added an RBI, while Damian Williams had a double and two RBIs.

Marlins 25, Tin Caps 16

For the Marlins, Brian Boik had two great defensive plays, while Nathan Beall started multiple innings by getting on base and Ethan Dewitt added two hits.
For the Tin Caps, Daric VanderWall pitched three innings, while Hayden Howell caught two innings behind the plate and Zak Flint added a double.

Cardinal 9, Lake Monsters 5

For the Cardinals, Kyler Dillion crushed three hits, while Parker Woodwyk pitched three innings, only giving up one run in his first time on the mound. Foenix Saliger went 2-for-3 with a double and single.
For the Lake Monsters, Jack Jerovsek pitched two innings, striking out five, while Michael had an RBI single and Owen Malaski added a two-RBI double.

Nationals 11, Athletics 4

For the Nationals, Micah TerHaar had four hits and scored three runs, while Cohen Trnka had two hits and an RBI and Samuel VanOrman played great defense.
For the Athletics, Chance Fry and Ethan Rabideau each hit a double, while Owen Rabideau had a hit and an RBI.

Timber Rattlers 6, Cardinals 4

For the Timber Rattlers, Owen Burgess had a triple, scored three runs and threw two scoreless innings, striking out five. Charlie Olmsted scored two runs and threw two scoreless innings, striking out each of the six batters he faced, while Vinny Derenne had a single and scored a run.

For the Cardinals, Phoenix Salziger had a two-run home run to deep centerfield and two scoreless innings pitching. Mateo Rivera and Brennan Gundy each added singles and scored a run.

Ironbirds 12, Tin Caps 7

For the Ironbirds, Alex Batka hit a three-RBI triple and started a double play on defense, while Brett Bonter added two hits and two runs scored and added two solid innings at catcher. John Onderline scored three runs and pitched one inning, allowing one run.


Pirates 20, Dodgers 19

The Pirates offense was powered by Kirsten "KVan" VanOrman with a triple and Ella "Pickle" Hawke, who added a hit, three stolen bases and scored three runs. Kayla "Hotshot" Schohl had a great inning on the mound.

For the Dodgers, Brooke St. George, Chyanne Keeler and Emma VonOrdt each record multi-hit games from the plate.

Angels 14, Tigers 13

For the Angels, Kadence Hren pitched a shutout inning and added a single at the plate. Kaylin Solack caught a line drive at the pitcher’s mound, while Ava Ransford had a base hit. For the Tigers, Ava Meiste, Ellie Cavalier and Megan Norton all recorded a hit.

Angels 11, Diamondbacks 10

For the Angels, Reina Jacobson hit a triple to win the game, while Ava Ransford and Rebecca Peterson each hit singles. For the Diamondbacks, Sophia Cadieux caught a line drive, while Brooklyn Winkle made her pitching debut and Kaitlin Farkas hit a single.


Sun Devils 14, Wolverines 3

For the Wolverines, Trenton Caswell and Avery Smith-Bagley combined for a double play. Spenser Schenck snagged two flyballs in right field in the same inning, while Sam Skogler recorded two hits from the plate.

Hurricanes 9, Jayhawks 2

The Hurricanes were led by Evan Wahl, who went 4-for-4 at the plate, while Thomas Rasmussen did a great job pitching, not allowing any runs through two full innings of work and Allen Tovey stepped in to pitch in the sixth inning to secure the win.

Razorbacks 14, Tigers 1

The Razorbacks were led by Brixton Rose and Jimmy Cain, who each went 3-for-4, while Case VanHouwlingen scored twice. The Tigers were led by Eli Kelly, Rockne Smith and Brogan Hayes, who each recorded a hit.

Wolverines 15, Hurricanes 3

For the Wolverines, Nathan Dodd had an inside-the-park home run, while Emery Smith-Bagley added two solid innings pitching and also went 3-for-4 at the plate. Matt Keuning went 3-for-4 and scored two runs.
For the Hurricanes, Allen Tovey had a great night at the plate with a double and a single, while Broc Nauta did a great job pitching and Thomas Rasmussen played a great game at first base and also had a double.

Bulldogs 9, Tigers 8

For the Bulldogs, Gavin Warhurst made a diving catch in the outfield and a catch from his shortstop position to account for three putouts and also struck out four batters as a pitcher. Hayden Botbyl had a putout at first base and shortstop, as well. William Butler had a double, two singles and an RBI.
For the Tigers, Sam Pontarelli and Jake Andersen each had two hits. Eli Kelly pitched two innings, striking out three batters.


Muckdogs 4, Rockhounds 3

The pitching machine was dealing on Tuesday night, making it challenging for both teams to put runs on the board. However, Lucas Young came up big with a triple, helping the Muckdogs score all four of their runs in the second inning. Taylor Collins and Tyler Sparks also had a good night at the plate.

Riverdogs 12, Mudhens 4

For the Riverdogs, Pierce Van Stratt, Grayam Beyer and Finn Williams each went 3-for-3. Van Stratt had a single, double and triple, while Beyer and Williams had three singles.
For the Mudhens, Jake Troast went 2-for-2, including a triple, while Graham Porter also went two-for-two with a double.

Muckdogs 10, Blue Rockets 8

For the Muckdogs, Bryson Cena, Taylor Collins and Keegan Brengel stepped up big at the plate and in the field to help the dogs pick up the win.

Muckdogs 13, Mudcats 2

For the Muckdogs, Porter Livingston, Max Polston and Xander Duram all went 3-for-3 at the plate and made a number of solid defensive plays.

Muckdogs 14, Knights 10

For the Muckdogs, Jonas Meeuwsen, Lucas Young and Tyler Sparks all came through with solid defensive plays and timely hitting to help the team get the win.

Storm 10, River Bandits 8

The River Bandits held an 8-5 lead heading into the final inning, when the Storm’s bats caught fire for five runs. Great performances from Storm players included Carter Entsminger’s big single in the second inning, Will Harrison going 3-for-3 and Jeremiah Clawson going 2-for-2.


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