Braves, Brewers stir up wins
The Braves and Brewers claimed wins in Babe Ruth action Thursday night at Waltman Russo Field.
In the first game, three players on the Red Level Braves team scored three runs apiece against the White Sox on the way to a 13-7 victory.
The Brewers had a late five-run fifth inning rally to end any hopes for the Rockies, winning, 6-4.
Braves 13, White Sox 7
Jordan Walker, Richard Chauvin and Troy Nolen each scored three runs apiece to help lead their team to a six-run victory.
The White Sox took an early three-run lead in the first inning when Keith Edgar hit a solo home run, A.J. Bailey hit an RBI single and Dakota Hall hit an RBI double.
The Braves answered with two runs in the bottom of the first on a two-run double from Troy Grissett.
The White Sox added four runs in the fourth inning on two hits.
The Braves added one run in the third on an RBI double from Nolen.
In the fifth, the Braves managed to add three runs on a double from Cody Marler.
After putting up an additional run in the sixth inning, the Braves were not done, scoring six more runs in the seventh to earn the win.
Walker, Chauvin, Nolen, Grissett, Jonathan Hall and Riley Moss all crossed home plate for their team.
Brewers 6, Rockies 4
Down 4-0 going into the fifth inning, the Brewers made a late five-run rally to win the game.
In the fifth, Stewart Studstill scored on an RBI double from Jay Brewer to start the rally.
Then, Hunter Weaver scored on walk from Jud Rogers.
Brewer came around on an RBI single from Grant Marcum.
Catlin Jones and Rogers scored the last two runs of the inning to complete the late rally.
Earlier in the game, the Rockies took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning when Zac Ward reached home on a passed ball.
The Rockies added three runs in the second on an RBI single from Austin Shirey to score Tyler Hines; Shirey scored on a passed ball; and David Mahaffey stole home for their last run of the game.
The Brewers’ last run came in the sixth on when Weaver came home on an RBI single from C.P. Rogers.