Marlins remain on top, Phillies shock Royals
Published 1:20 am Wednesday, June 9, 2010
With one game left in the regular season of Brewton Babe Ruth after Monday’s games, the Marlins are still on top and undefeated with an 11-0 record to lead all teams.
Following the Marlins, the Royals are 6-5 followed by the Phillies at 5-6, the Astros at 5-7 and the Brewers at 1-10.
In Friday’s games in Brewton, the Royals defeated the Brewers 5-2 and the Astros defeated the Phillies 4-0.
In Monday’s games in Brewton, the Marlins ended the Astros season with a 15-2 win while the Phillies rallied in the final inning to defeat the Royals 10-9.
In Tuesday’s regular season finale makeup games, the Brewers and Phillies played the 5:30 p.m. game while the Marlins and Royals tangled in the 7:30 p.m. nightcap game.
Friday games: Royals 5, Brewers 2
After a 2-2 game after one inning of play, the Royals scored two in the fifth and one in the seventh to win by three over the Brewers.
Christian Purvis earned the win on the mound for the Royals going seven innings and allowing seven hits, two runs, walked six, hit one and struck out 13.
Ryan Hunt took the loss on the mound for the Brewers as he went seven innings and allowed five runs, seven hits, walked four, hit one and struck out 10.
Purvis was 1-for-4 and Dylan Godwin was 2-for-3 with a triple in the win for the Royals.
Cam Easterling was 2-for-4 and Caden Lodge was 1-for-4 with two RBIs.
Logan Allen was 1-for-3.
For the Brewers, Hunt was 1-for-2 and Brett Smith was 2-for-4 with a triple and one RBI.
Alec Robinson was 1-for-2 and Quantae Barksdale was 1-for-3 while Jones Manning was 2-for-3.
Astros 4, Phillies 0
Astros pitcher Brian Settle pitched a no hitter against the Phillies to win 4-0.
Settle went the complete game five innings striking out 11 and walking three.
Todd Mayo took the loss on the mound for the Phillies going two innings and allowing one run, three hits, and struck out one.
At the plate for the Astros, Black was 3-for-3 with one RBI, Patrick Glass was 1-for-2 and Hunter Harp was 1-for-3. Nick Laster was 1-for-2.
The Astros scored one run in the first inning and three in the third.
Monday games: Marlins 15, Astros 2
The Marlins used a 13-run third inning to cruise their way to a 15-2 win over the Astros Monday in Brewton.
Both teams scored two runs each in the first inning while the Marlins batted around in the third inning to get the win in five innings.
Hunter Mullins earned the win on the mound for the Marlins as they improved to 11-0 this season.
Mullins went the complete game and allowed two runs, two hits, walked four and struck out six.
Settle took the loss going 2 1/3 innings allowing eight runs on five hits, walked three, struck out five and hit one.
For the Marlins, Dominique Jackson was 2-for-4 with a triple and two RBIs.
Cam Blackman was 2-for-3 with one RBI and Mullins was 3-for-4 with an inside-the-park homerun, a double, and four RBIs.
Jeremy Myers was 1-for-4 with one RBI and a triple and Shawn Lucas was 1-for-3 with one RBI and a triple.
Miles Powell was 2-for-4 and Rob Jones was 1-for-3 with a triple and two RBIs.
Lowell Swain was 1-for-2 with one RBI in the win.
Black had the lone two hits for the Astros with a double.
Phillies 10, Royals 9
The Phillies used two Royal errors and two hits to score three runs in the bottom of the fifth and final inning Monday night to get a 10-9 win.
The Phillies trailed 9-7 heading into the final inning before pulling out the one-run win.
The Royals led 1-0 after the top of the first before the Phillies scored four in the bottom of the inning to grab a 4-1 lead.
In the top of the second inning, the Phillies answered with five runs to take a 6-4 lead only to see the Phillies tie the game at 6-6 with two runs of their own in the inning.
Neither team scored in the third inning, but the Royals scored three runs in the fourth to take a 9-6 lead before one Phillies run in the bottom of the inning cut the lead to 9-7.
After holding the Royals to no runs in the top of the fifth, the Phillies answered with three in the bottom of the fifth inning to win the game on a game-winning RBI, by error, from Zac Griffin who scored Trey Salter.
William Whittle earned the win in relief for the Phillies as he went one inning allowing no runs, one hit, and struck out one.
Dylan Godwin took the loss for the Royals in relief going 2/3 of an inning and allowing three runs, two hits, and struck out one.
At the plate for the winning Phillies, Rob Stokes was 3-for-4 with one RBI and a triple and Griffin was 1-for-2.
Tyler Joyner was 2-for-2 with one RBI and Todd Mayo was 1-for-2 with two RBIs.
Zack Haveard was 1-for-2 along with Cody Carter who had one RBI.
For the Royals, Christian Purvis was 3-for-4 with two triples and a double.
Godwin was 1-for-4 with a double and two RBIs.
Easterling was 1-for-3 with one RBI and Caden Lodge was 1-for-1 with a triple and two RBIs.
Trin Miller was 1-for-3 and Chris Jones had one RBI.
The Royals made seven errors in the one-run loss while the Phillies made five.