Nimmer#039;s two RBI double seals win for Braves
Published 12:00 am Wednesday, May 31, 2006
Rush Nimmer's fourth-inning double proved to be the winning hit May 16 as the Braves downed the Nationals in Dixie Boys actions, 8-7.
Nimmer drove in Luke Hutcheson and Daniel Nolan to break open the 6-5 lead, while Nolan held the Nationals in check the final inning, giving up only two runs.
Nolan struck out 10 batters to earn the win while Thomas Nolan led the Braves at the plate with a double and two runs scored.
Hunter Harrell led all hitters on the night, going 2-for-3 at the plate with a double and a run scored, while Daniel Frazier and Dustin Shell each scored two runs apiece.
Yankees 10, Red Sox 7
Steven Lee had two doubles while going 3-for-4 May 16 as the Yankees defeated the Red Sox, 10-7.
Lee and Paul Whigham both scored two runs for the Yankees, with Whigham also adding a double in the first inning.
Nathan Palmer led the Red Sox offensively with three runs scored, two stolen bases and a fifth-inning single.
Braves 13, Nationals 5
Thomas Nolan and Cordez Peagler each scored three runs May 23 to lead the Braves to victory over the Nationals, 13-5.
Luke Hutcheson and Daniel Nolan also scored two runs apiece, while Rush Nimmer led all hitters by going 2-for-3 on the night.
Matthew Burkett drove in nearly a third of the Braves' runs, finishing with four RBI's and a first-inning home run blast.
Nationals 6, Yankees 3
The Dixie Boys Nationals only scattered four hits over four innings May 22, but it was enough as they downed the Yankees 6-3.
Daniel Frazier, Caleb Parsons and Dillion Frazier each had a hit, while Hunter Harrell added a double in the third inning.
For the Yankees, Tim Hawkins and Eli Blackmon each had a hit and scored a run.
Red Sox 17, Braves 7
Todd Burkett, Dustin Till and Nathan Reeves all scored three runs May 22 to lead the Red Sox over the Braves via the mercy rule, 17-7.
Cory Folds had a huge night for the Red Sox, going 2-for-4 with a double and two runs scored and Nathan Palmer had a hit and scored two runs.
Red Sox 10, Yankees 5
Jonathan Scott and Dustin Till each scored two runs while Todd Burkett scored three runs May 23 to lead the Red Sox over the Yankees, 10-5.
Burkett also finished the game with two stolen bases while Scott and Till each had one stolen base.
For the Yankees, Steven Lee, Paul Whigham and Tim Hawkins each had a hit in the losing effort.