Marlins stay undefeated in BBR, 8-0
With eight games down in the 2010 Brewton Babe Ruth season and four games left to play, the Marlins continue to lead league teams with an undefeated record at 8-0.
The Phillies and Marlins are tied with identical 4-4 records followed by the Astros at 3-5 and the Brewers at 1-7.
In games Tuesday in Brewton, the Marlins defeated the Astros 14-0 while the Royals took down the Phillies 9-5.
In games Thursday in East Brewton, the Phillies hung on to defeat the Brewers 6-5 in eight innings while the Marlins scored seven unanswered runs over the final three innings of play to defeat the Royals 12-5.
Marlins 14, Astros 0
Jeremy Myers went the distance on the mound for the Marlins Tuesday shutting out the Astros 14-0 behind a big sixth inning for the Marlins.
Myers allowed four hits, walked three and struck out nine in the win to improve the Marlins to 7-0.
The Astros fell to 3-5 with the loss.
The Marlins scored one run in the second, three in the third, one in the fourth and nine in the sixth inning for the win.
At the plate for the Marlins in the win, Hunter Mullins was 2-for-3 with a triple and Myers was 2-for-4 with a triple.
Dominique Jackson was 1-for-4 and Cam Blackmon was 1-for-4 with a triple.
Miles Powell was 1-for-3.
For the Astros, Brian Settle took the loss on the hill going four innings and allowing five runs and one hit, walked three and struck out two while hitting one. Of the five runs allowed, four were earned.
At the plate for the Astros in the loss, Settle was 2-for-3 and Patrick and Nick Glass were both 1-for-2.
Royals 9, Phillies 5
With the game tied at 5-5 after the top of the sixth inning, the Royals scored four runs in the bottom of the inning to win 9-5 over the Phillies.
With the win, the Royals improved to 4-3 while the Phillies fell to 3-4.
The Royals led 2-1 after the first inning before the Phillies tied the game at 2-2 with one run in the top of the third.
In the bottom of the third inning, the Royals scored two runs to grab a 4-2 and held a 5-2 lead after the fourth inning.
In the top of the fifth inning, the Phillies scored three runs to tie the game at 5-5 only to fall to four runs in the sixth inning.
For the Phillies at the plate, Rob Stokes was 1-for-2 and Tyler Joyner was 2-for-3.
Jacob Fillmore took the loss on the mound as he went one inning allowing four runs and four hits, walked one and struck out three. Three runs were earned.
For the Royals, Christian Purvis was 2-for-4 with a double and Dylan Godwin was 1-for-2.
Cam Easterling was 1-for-4 with a double and Chris Jones was 1-for-3 with a double.
Trin Miller was 2-for-2 and Taylor Elliott was 1-for-3.
Godwin earned the win on the mound in relief of starter Purvis. Godwin went two innings and allowed one run, none earned, on one hit, walked none and struck out four.
Phillies 6, Brewers 5
After blowing a 5-1 lead after three innings, the Phillies got a 6-5 win over the Brewers Thursday night in eight innings.
The Phillies scored five runs in the third inning after trailing 1-0 after the first inning. From there, the Brewers scored one in the fourth inning and three in the seventh to tie the game at 5-5.
Trey Salter earned the win on the mound for the Phillies in relief going two innings and allowing one run, one hit, walked and struck out two and hit one.
Ryan Hunt took the loss for the Brewers in relief allowing one run in five innings, three hits, walked one and struck out five.
At the plate for the Phillies, Fillmore was 3-for-4 with one RBI with Rob Stokes, Zac Griffin, Caleb Stewart, William Whittle, Cody Carter, and Salter all having hits, Fillmore, Griffin, and Joyner each had one RBI in the win.
For the Brewers in the loss, Hunt was 2-for-3 and Cody Smith was 2-for-4 with two RBIs.
Brett Smith was 1-for-3 with one RBI and Wes Maddox was 1-for-4 along with Ryann Gray.
Jones Manning was 1-for-2.
With the win, the Phillies improved to 4-4 while the Brewers dropped to 1-7.
Marlins 12, Royals 5
After having the undefeated Marlins on the ropes with a 5-2 lead after the top of the third inning, the Marlins tied the game at 5-5 in the bottom of the inning and scored seven unanswered runs to win 12-5.
With the win, the Marlins remained undefeated and improved to 8-0 while the Royals fell to 4-4.
The Marlins scored five runs in the fourth inning to lead 10-5 and scored two more in the bottom of the sixth inning to get the seven-run win.
Cam Blackman earned the win on the mound for the Marlins as he went the compete game and allowed five runs, one earned, on five hits, walked one and struck out seven.
At the plate, Mullins and Rob Jones were both 1-for-2 with doubles. Mullins had two RBIs and Jones had one.
Jackson was 1-for-3 along with Myers and Powell and Shawn Lucas was 1-for-2 with one RBI.
Cam Easterling took the loss on the mound in relief of starter Godwin.
Easterling went one inning and allowed five runs, three earned, on four hits, walked two and struck out one.
At bat for the Royals, Purvis was 2-for-3 while Caden Lodge, Logan Allen, and Miller were both 1-for-3.
All league teams were off Friday and Monday and will return to action Tuesday with games Brewton, Thursday in East Brewton, and back in Brewton on Friday for the final regular season games.
The two rainout games so far will be made up the next Monday.