Tonight marked the official start of the second half. The Bombers dropped the first game by a score of 8-3.
Adrian Garza got the start on the mound for the Bombers. In the sixth inning he threw back-to-back walks. Mike Marjama got the first hit for the Loggers, which loaded the bases. Then, Chris O’Dowd was able to hit a Logger across to put them up by one.
In next inning the Loggers loaded the bases up. There was a grounder hit to first, but Josh Lyon missed it and that put a run across the plate to put them up 2-0. Dan Holcomb came in to pitch for the Bombers after that. Tony Mueller hit a 2 RBI single. Then O’Dowd came back to the plate and hit a single that scored a run. Cole Frenzel hit a 2 RBI to put the Loggers up 7-0.
To start the bottom of the seventh Lyon hit a stand up triple. Berberet singled to put Lyon across the plate. Dan Dispensa hit a double that moved the runner up. Brett Kauten hit a sacrafice fly to score Berberet.
In the eighth inning Deegan was able to score on an error. The Loggers got another run in the ninth inning, to end the game 8-3.
The Bombers got three runs on five hits and the Loggers got eight runs on seven hits.
Join us tomorrow night for State Farm Fireworks. This is the make-up day for the rained out fireworks. It is also Military Appreciation Night, where military personnel will receive free admission. D.A.V. has sponsored Bombers team cards and those will be given away. Sunday is Family Fun Sunday, where kids can run the bases and meet the players after the game. Also it will be Hometown Heroes day where we will recognize local rescue, fire, and emergency personnel.
For more information, or to reserve your tickets, visit the Bombers website at battlecreekbombers.com or call (269) 962-0735. McCamly Plaza Hotel in downtown Battle Creek is a proud supporting sponsor of the Battle Creek Bombers.