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GAME RECAP 7/15/2017

MEDFORD ROGUES (7) at CHICO HEAT (5)
The Medford Rogues (29-12) defeated the Chico Heat (23-19) 7-5 on Saturday night at Nettleton Stadium.

Davis Delorefice reached on an error in the first inning, and Jake Hellweg singled him home.

In the second inning, Dante Gutierrez, Scotty Wright, and Clay Valenzuela-Reece all singled. Delorefice hit a two-RBI single, scoring Gutierrez and Wright, and then Johnny Delacruz hit a two-RBI single with two outs, scoring Valenzuela-Reece and Delorefice.

Valenzuela-Reece extended his hitting streak to 18 games.
 
Jake Gozzo singled up the middle to score in the fifth inning to score Gutierrez, putting the Rogues up 6-1.

Connor Lowrie waited until the ninth inning to get his first hit. It was an RBI triple that scored Hellweg from second, which put the Rogues up 7-5.

Alex Isola and Gutierrez each had three singles in the game.

Starting pitcher Peyton Fuller went five innings, scattered six hits and struck out four, while giving up just two earned runs.

Taylor Frost pitched a four-out save, his eighth of the year

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PORTLAND PICKLES (4) at YUBA CITY BEARS (3)
The Portland Pickles continued their winning ways on Saturday night at Colusa Casino Stadium, beating the Yuba City Bears 4-3 and winning the series after taking the first two games.  They will look for their first series sweep of the season on Sunday night in the series finale.

 
Koty Fallon paced the Pickles offense with three hits, an RBI single in the first, a two-run double in the sixth, and another single in the eighth.  Matt Starcovic provided the Pickles an RBI single in the first inning as well.  Matt Hardy finished with two hits, a walk, and two runs scored on the night, and Zander Clarke walked twice and also scored two runs.
 
Australian southpaw Josh Hendrickson (6-1) is now alone for the league lead in wins. He gave the Pickles six innings on Saturday, allowing two runs, walking four, and striking out seven.  He also leads the GWL with 71 strikeouts, 24 more than the next closest pitcher.  Pickles closer Dustin Redish allowed just one hit over the final two innings, striking out three and earning his third save.
 
Kaelan Crisosto led the Bears with two homers on the night, one in the second inning and one in the seventh.  He also had a double.  Josh Winkler had two hits and an RBI, and Creed Smith had two hits and two walks, including a triple.
 
Bears starting pitcher Danny Chavez (2-3) took the loss, allowing four runs in 5.1 innings, walking four and striking out three. Bears relievers Willie Bennett and Cam Greenough combined to allow just one hit over the final 3.2 innings, with both making their team debuts.
 

The Pickles (19-22) play the Bears (10-31) again on Sunday night in the series finale.



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MARYSVILLE GOLD SOX (12) at LINCOLN POTTERS (12)
With the game tied at 12-12 in the 10th inning the game was suspended due time constraints. They will resume the game on Sunday at 4:35pm with the regularly scheduled game to immediately follow. If you attended tonight's game, you can bring your ticket stub back tomorrow to be exchanged for a General Admission ticket.

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