THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Legion Teams Wrap Up Regular Season Play
Issue Date: July 19, 2018
Falls By One Run
The Marinette Post 39 boys took a hard 7-6 loss from the Green Bay Shockers Wednesday night in Green Bay. The loss marks the third "L" to be marked down the Legion schedule in the past week.
At one point Marinette held the lead but watched as it slipped out of their hands in the later innings.
After a single run by the Shockers during the second to capture the early lead, the Marinette bats found some action with a three run third inning.
It was Brandon Eick's bat that made the first move as he made a base hit to get things rolling. Trevor Bloch reached off an error while Adam Wahl smacked an RBI double and later scored off a passed ball.
Marinette was able to make it 6-1 after a great fifth inning that saw Bloch leadoff with a single off a bunt. Austin Marquardt and Wahl both made it on off of errors while Nick Daye singled to score a run. Rylie Nelson got one in as well off his RBI groundout. A passed ball resulted in another Post 39 score for the 6-1 lead.
But four runs in the bottom of the inning and one run each in the subsequent innings led the Green Bay boys to the one run win.
Brady Chadrie bagged the mound win for Green Bay allowing only a single hit and two walks.
Kyler Kruse was saddled with the loss giving up two hits, one earned run and one walk while striking out one.
At the plate Marinette's Daye was two for three with an RBI while Jack Farley was one for three. Wahl ended the evening one for four with an RBI.
Marinette Snaps Cold
Spell With Two Hot Wins
The Marinette Post 39 Legion Baseball team found a way out of three game losing spell that had been plaguing the club for a week. After taking a winning note in the first of two games with the host Green Bay Blue Jays 9-0, the Marinette boys were able to secure a second win 5-0.
With a win desperately needed by Marinette to get the gears of the purple and white machine back in turn, Post 39 went to work, quickly scoring two runs to open the first inning of game one.
To start that inning Trey Bretl walked and later scored on Adam Wahl's double to left field. Wahl went in off of a Nick Daye single for the 2-0 lead.
After the opening fireworks the game settled into a pitching duel for a few innings and Marinette's Matt Osterberg didn't disappoint as he worked his way to a season high 15 strikeouts.
During the fifth Marinette's Trevor Bloch swatted a single followed by Wahl on a walk. Bloch made it to the plate thanks to a wild pitch.
During the sixth Tyler Fayta chipped into the scoring effort by doubling and later scoring off a Bloch single while Bretl singled in Bloch for the second run of the inning.
Marinette wrapped up the action by holding Green Bay away from the plate and scoring four runs over the closing frame. Kyler Kruse got that scoring push login with a single followed by Fayta on a single. Bloch was struck by a pitch to load the bases. Bretl got an RBI off a ground out while Wahl smacked a single for two runs.
Matt Osterberg who was nearly perfect in all aspects of his game finished the night with the "W" on the mound. He allowed one hit, one run and one walk while hitting that season high 15 "K's".
The loss was taken by Arynn Schultz who allowed five hits, three runs (two earned) and three walks while striking out six.
At the plate Marinette's Wahl was two for three with three RBIs while Bloch and Fayta both posted two for four performances.
Game two was more of the same as Austin Marquardt kept the shutout going throughout game two for the 5-0 win over the Blue Jays.
On the defensive end in this one shortstop Jack Farley was quick and decisive as he played a major role in turning two double plays.
Marinette got its first run of the night in the first inning when Fayta walked to start things off and scored on a Nick Daye sac fly.
Taking advantage of an opportunity in the second inning was Brandon Eick who hit a lead off single and found an opening to the plate off a wild pitch of the 2-0 lead.
During the fourth inning Will LaLonde swatted a single followed by Bloch who took a single and Fayta who walked to load the bases. Wahl smacked a sac fly for the RBI.
The sixth inning saw Farley score off a Wahl triple all the way back to the warning track. Wahl later scored thanks to a Osterberg single.
Marquardt took the win on the mound for Marinette and allowed four hits, no runs and two walks while striking out four.
Losing pitcher was Green Bay's Erik Perez who gave up six hits, three earned runs and five walks while striking out two.
At the plate Marinette's Wahl was two for three with an RBI while Daye finished game two two of three.
Menominee Post 146
Blows Away Escanaba
The Menominee Red Wave hosted the Escanaba Cubs for area Legion baseball action and completely washed out the visitors by way of a 18-0 finish.
Four runs over the first inning helped give Menominee a nice push in the momentum which they would not relinquish as they progress through the shortened game's innings.
The four run first inning saw Andrew Schroeder slam a two run triple. The second inning saw Kyle Struve swat another RBI triple helping to push across five more runs for a 9-0 lead.
During the third Menominee plated five more runs while finishing strong with four more scores over the fourth inning which gave them the 18-0 lead.
Matthew Delfosse led the way on the mound for Menominee allowing four hits, no runs and no walks while striking out 11.
The loss was taken by Grant LaMarche who gave up eight hits, 13 runs (eight earned) and three walks while striking out one.
At the plate Menominee's Struve was four for four with two RBIs and three runs. Delfosse was three for four with four RBIs and two runs while Jesus Becerra finished two for three with three RBIs and three runs.
Win Over Bay Port
Marinette's Post 39 Legion baseball team bagged a nice win over some Green Bay competition as they secured a 7-3 win over hosting Bay Port boys Monday night.
Marinette got the bats going in the second inning when Riley Reif slapped a triple to deep left and later scored off a throwing error. Nick Daye tagged on one run over the third inning when he singled.
With a 2-0 lead in their hands and entering the top of the fourth Marinette was able to open the game up with five runs.
The inning started with an Osterberg single. Daye followed with a base off an error while Nelson and Reif were both hit by pitches. Bloch got two runs home with his double down the third baseline while Jack Farley walked to load the bases which resulted in two runs scored off of walks for Marinette's 7-0 lead exiting the fourth.
Bay Port posted one run during the bottom of the fourth while managing to post two more in the fifth.
Marinette's Bretl took the mound win with three strikeouts to his name. He allowed one hit, one earned run and one walk.
Bob Pilot took the loss for Bay Port giving up nine hits, three runs and no walks while striking out two.
At the plate Marinette's Wahl, Osterberg and Marquardt all were two for three.
Regular Season With Loss
The Marinette Post 39 boys, after recovering from a bit of a losing spell found the ground a bit loose under foot Tuesday night in Pulaski as they dropped their final regular season matchup of the 2018 season 4-3.
Marinette was able to get a strong start in the books, posting a two run top of the first but saw Pulaski meet them during the second inning with a 2-2 tie.
Marinette's 2-0 lead in the early goings. Tyler Fayta walked to start things off while Wahl singled a short while later. Nelson made it on after an error while Austin Marquardt hit a single for two RBIs.
After Pulaski's scoreing push, Marinette recaptured the lead thanks to Reif steal score off a double steal attempt that saw Nick Daye draw fire on his steal toward second.
But two runs over the sixth gave Pulaski the edge they needed for the win.
On the mound Fayta took the loss allowing two runs and six hits while striking out one. The win was taken by Nate Przybylski gave up one hit and three walks.