- Published: Friday, 11 April 2014 16:37
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Friday, first game: The Thunderbirds didn't get on the board until the seventh inning, when they got as close as 4-3 on RBI singles by CF Bryan Arthur and C Cam Firth, and LF Sebastian Wong reaching on a fielder's choice. However, the Warriors answered with four runs in the bottom of the eighth.The Birds were out-hit 10-4, and only two of the Warriors' eight runs were earned. Jacob Kopra got the win for the Warriors, and his record is 8-0, 1.61 ERA, and 63 strikeouts. Starter Jeremy Newton got the loss.
Friday, second game: Conor Lillis-White pitched a gem. He went the distance, held the Warriors to three hits, struck out seven, walked one. The Warriors got a good performance from Austin Guzzon, who held the Thunderbirds to one run (an RBI single by 2B Matt Spillman in the second inning) over the first seven innings. After he left the game in the eighth, C Cam Firth hit a two-RBI double, LF Sebastian Wong hit an RBI single, and Wong scored the final run when SS Tyson Popoff reached on an error.
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Saturday, first game: 1B Bruce Yari singled in the Birds' only run of the game in the top of the fifth.The Birds' half of the ninth, tenth, and 15th innings were ended by double plays, and they had a runner in scoring position in the 12th, 14th, and 15th innings. The Warriors loaded the bases on Alex Webb in the 15th on a hit, a walk, and an error, and a hit batter scored the winning run.
Bryan Pawlina started, pitched four innings, allowed one run on three hits. Curtis Taylor pitched the next four innings, allowed two hits. Matt Thornton also pitched four innings and allowed two hits. Webb pitched the final 2 1/3 innings, allowed one hit, and struck out four.
Saturday, second game: The winning run came on the fifth inning, when LF Sebastian Wong scored on a ground out by RF Jerod Bartnik. The insurance run didn't come until the top of the ninth, when DH Tyler Enns hit an RBI single.
Sean Calligari went the distance, scattered seven hits, struck out one, walked one.
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