Balks help TRM baseball to claim an 11-4 win over Jay
Published 9:45 am Friday, March 15, 2013
In a game that saw seven balks, with six coming from the Jay Royals, the T.R. Miller Tigers earned an 11-4 win Thursday night and improved to 6-2 this season.
T.R. Miller scored three runs in the second, four in the third, three more in the fifth and one in the sixth while holding the Royals to two in the second and one each in the fifth and sixth innings to get the seven-run win.
The Tigers used four pitchers in the win with starter Darby Black being the pitcher of record.
Black went the first two innings followed by Tripp Floyd in the third and fourth, Ryan Hunt in the fifth and sixth innings and Jacob Fillmore closed the game out in the seventh innings.
Altogether, the quartet of pitchers went seven innings and allowed four hits, four runs, walked four, hit four and struck out 13 Royals in the win.
“Good pitching win by committee,” T.R. Miller Tiger head coach Jim Hart said. “We needed to get them some work and it was good. We swung it a little bit better tonight and did some things and got a lot of people in the ballgame. Everybody that went in had a purpose and helped us out. I was very pleased with it. We needed to come back out and have a good game. I hope we can go on from here and see what we have got.”
At the plate for the Tigers, T.R. Miller pounded out 13 hits.
Kevin Davis had two singles and a triple and Caden Lodge and Dominique Jackson had a single each. Kyle Davis had a double and a single and Floyd had a double and two singles and one RBI.
Hunter Brittain added a single while Hunt had two singles and two RBIs.
The T.R. Miller JV baseball team earned their first win of the season Thursday afternoon with an 11-2 win over Jay. The win improved T.R. Miller to 1-4 this season.
T.R. Miller scored eight runs in the third inning. Tim McDonald earned the win for the Tigers and James Peach led T.R. Miller at the plate.
No other stats or information from the game was known as of press time.