BBR Astros end streak, Marlins 10-0
After Thursday’s Brewton Babe Ruth games in East Brewton, the Marlins rallied to defeat the Phillies 3-2 to improve to 10-0 and stay in first while the Astros ended a four-game losing streak as they defeated the Brewers 7-4.
With the loss for the Phillies (third place), they dropped to 4-5 while the Astros (fourth place) improved to 4-6 and the Brewers fell to 1-9 (fifth place).
The idle Royals remained in second place with a 5-4 record.
Teams were back in action Friday in Brewton and will return to action Monday and Tuesday making up two rainout games from earlier in the season.
Monday, the Astros and Marlins will play at 5:30 p.m. in Brewton with the Phillies and Royals playing the 7:30 p.m. game.
Tuesday, again in Brewton, the Brewers and Phillies will resume a postponed game at 5:30 p.m. while the Marlins and Royals will play at 5:30 p.m.
Marlins 3, Phillies 2
Trailing 2-0 after the first inning, the Marlins scored three unanswered runs against the Phillies Thursday to remain perfect this season.
The Marlins runs came in the second, sixth, and seventh innings.
Jeremy Myers earned the win on the mound for the Marlins as he went the complete distance allowing two hits, two runs, walked two and struck out 11.
At the plate, Myers was 1-for-2 and Miles Powell was 2-for-3 with one RBI.
Rob Jones was 1-for-2 along with Jared Salter and Robin Swift was 1-for-3.
For the Phillies, Tyler Joyner took the loss on the mound in relief of starter Trey Salter and Jacob Fillmore.
Joyner went two innings and allowed three hits, two runs, walked two and struck out three.
At the plate, Fillmore and Zac Griffin were both 1-for-2 with Joyner having one RBI.
Astros 7, Brewers 4
In the Thursday nightcap game in East Brewton, a five-run first inning allowed the Astros to end their losing streak and defeat the Brewers 7-4.
The Astros led 5-0 until the top of the third inning when the Brewers scored three runs to cut the lead to two at 5-3.
In the top of the fourth, the Brewers plated one more run to cut the lead to 5-4 but the Astros scored two runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to take a 7-4 lead and the win.
Tyler Dehoff earned the win on the mound for the Astros as he went 4 1/3 innings and allowed four runs, two hits, walked four and struck out six.
At the plate for the Astros, Darby Black was 2-for-3 with a double and three RBIs to lead the team. Brandon Carmichael was 1-for-2 and Brian Settle was 1-for-3 along with Josh Maloy.
Mike Williams was 1-for-1 and Hunter Harp was 1-for-2.
For the Brewers, Wes Maddox took the loss on the mound. Maddox went five innings and allowed seven runs, seven hits, walked six, hit one, and struck out seven.
At the plate for the Brewers, Brett Smith and Tyler Reid were both 1-for-2 in the loss.
In Tuesday Brewton Babe Ruth games at T.R. Miller Tiger field in Brewton, the Royals defeated the Astros 7-6 while the Marlins took down the Brewers 10-3.
Royals 7, Astros 6
Lead 6-2 after the top of the fifth inning, the Astros gave up four runs in the bottom of the fifth and one in the sixth inning to lose by one run to the Royals, 7-6.
The Royals scored five unanswered runs with Cam Easterling having the game-winning RBI and hit to score Christian Purvis for the Royals win.
The Astros led 3-0 after the top of the first inning and 4-0 after two innings of play before the Royals cut the lead to 4-2 with two runs in the third inning.
From there, the Astros plated two runs in the fifth inning to take a four-run lead only to see the lead and the game slip away in the final two innings of play.
For the Royals, Dylan Godwin earned the win on the mound as he went the complete game six innings and allowed six runs, four earned, seven hits, walked one, hit two and struck out 10.
At the plate, Caden Lodge was 2-for-3 with a double and a triple and three RBIs while Easterling was 2-for-4 with the game-winning RBI.
Purvis was 1-for-3 and Godwin was 1-for-2 along with Justin Moye. Godwin had one RBI.
For the Astros, Brian Settle took the loss on the mound in relief of starter Darby Black who went five innings. Settle went one inning and allowed one run, two hits, walked and struck out one.
At the plate for the Astros, Settle was 2-for-3 with one RBI and Black was 2-for-3 with two RBIs.
Tyler Dehoff was 1-for-3 with one RBI along with Josh Maloy and Nick Laster was 1-for-3.
Marlins 10, Brewers 3
The Marlins overcame a 2-0 deficit after the top of the first inning and used a six-run bottom of the first to cruise to a seven-run win in the nightcap.
Trailing 2-0, the Marlins batted around in the bottom of the first inning while scoring six runs on three hits to take a 6-2 lead.
Already leading by four, the Marlins scored three in the second and one in the third inning to lead 10-2.
The final Brewers run came in the top of the fourth inning.
For the Marlins, Cam Blackman earned the win on the mound going the complete game and allowing three runs, one earned, four hits, walked and hit one and struck out eight.
Jeremy Myers was 3-for-3 and Miles Powell was 2-for-3 with each having one RBI in the win for the Marlins.
Dominique Jackson had one RBI and Robin Swift was 2-for-2 with a double and led the team with four RBIs including a bases loading double in the first inning for three RBIs.
For the Brewers, Cody Smith earned the loss on the mound as he got the start and allowed five runs, walked three and allowed two hits,
At the plate, Ryan Hunt was 1-for-1 with a double and Smith was 1-for-2 with one RBI. Ryan Gray was 1-for-2 and Alex O’Keene was 1-for-1.
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