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GAME RECAP 08/02/2018

YUBA SUTTER GOLD SOX (3) at SAN FRANCISCO SEALS (3)
Tim Brokop and Mason Collins were outstanding on the mound as the San Francisco Seals ended their 2018 season with a  4-3 win over the Yuba Sutter Gold Sox.  Collins scattered three hits over 6.0 innings of work. 

Brody Clifford walked and scored on a sacrifice fly by Tyler Smith in the top of the third to give the Gold Sox a 1-0 lead, but the Seals responded in a big way by scoring their only runs of the ballgame in the bottom half of the inning.  Tarker Coleman had a bases loaded walked and the Ryan Myers cleared the bases with a double.  Meyers and Moises Lopez each had two hits in the game. 

Mike Shoenberger went 2 for 4 and Kyle Williams smacked a double as the Gold Sox finished the game with only six hits while striking out 10 times.

The Seals finish the year with a 21-33 record.  Brokop lead the teams with three wins and 64 strikeouts.   


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LINCOLN POTTERS (8) at CHICO HEAT (7)
Trailing 8-4 entering the bottom of the ninth inning, the Heat fought back in the form of three runs, including two home runs, ultimately falling one run short as the Potters improved to 36-21.  The Potters have now won nine of their last ten games. 

In the ninth inning Wyatt Branch led off the inning with a solo home run, Trenton Stowe walked before Alex Crouch unloaded on a 3-2 pitch for a two-run homer, putting Chico within one run with no outs. Three straight flyouts left Chico with the 8-7 loss.

The Heat offense gave starting pitcher Ryan Sanchez three runs in the first two innings.  In the top of the fourth inning, the Potters did their damage, tagging Sanchez for five runs on five straight hits, highlighted by a three-run double by Johnny Pacheco.  Pacheco, Kyle Johnson and Joe Starick each had multiple hits for the Potters. 

For the Heat, following a walk and error to start the first inning, Cole Lemmel singled home Brandon Stewart for the first run of the game. Stewart singled home a run an inning later before Lemmel hit a sacrifice fly to give the Heat a 3-1 lead after two.

Lemmel finished 2-for-4 with a pair of a RBIs, Branch had three hits including a homer and two RBIs and Crouch finished 3-for-5 with a homer and two RBIs of his own.

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