Yankees Sweep Red Birds to Capture 40+ Title in Austin
Austin MSBL, 40+ Division
Yankees 13, Red Birds 3
Front row L-R: Robert Calvert, Eric Trojanowski, Ricky
Peloquin, Dereck Sayers, Justin Miller, Bruce Moore. Back row L-R: RC Brown, Keith
Otero, Seth Spiker, Joe Vega, Eli Bello, Scott Hadden, Michael Duck-Lombardo. Not
pictured: Clint Moehlman, Steve Mahany
‘Total Team Effort Propels Yankees to Title’
Submitted by Dereck Sayers, Yankees manager
This was the first year for the Yankees in this division.
Game one starter in the best of three championship format was Michael
Duck-Lombardo, who pitched eight strong giving up eight hits and only two
earned runs and one strikeout. Good defensive play behind him supported his
pitching. Rob Calvert came in and closed the game giving up three hits and one
Offensively the team had 16 hits and scored 10 runs. The game
was tight until the seventh inning when we opened the game up with four hits
and four runs. We then added an additional four runs in the eighth inning to
seal the game. Keith Otero led the team going 4-4 with a walk. Final score 10-3.
Game two starter Dereck Sayers pitched 6 2/3 giving up seven
hits and two earned runs with one strikeout. Rob Calvert finished the game
giving up one hit and no runs.
Offensively the team had 18 hits and scored 13 runs. This was a
tight game until the ninth when we amassed eight hits in a row scoring seven
runs to seal the game. Keith Otero reached base 4 out of 5 at bats scoring four
runs. Bruce Moore went 3 for 5 with a double and two RBI’s. Final Score 13-3. This was a total team effort!