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Published On: July 12th, 2012

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The Bucks lost their fifth straight game on Thursday, falling to the Border Cats 15-1. The Bucks have now lost all three games against the Border Cats in the series. The Bucks could not get anything going on offense, only managing to get give hits. On the other side, the Bucks fell in early hole, giving up a total of eight runs in the first two innings.

On offense, the Bucks one run came in the 6th inning. Benny Roberts beat out what looked like a routine grounder to second for a single. He was able to advance to third on a steal and a wild pitch and Sean Borman drove him in with a single.

The Bucks defense had two errors and both were costly. A low throw by Nico Zych got by Jason Hockemeyer and led to two runs for the visitors. In the 8th inning, Hockemeyer dropped a ball in foul territory that would have been the third out and led to two unearned runs.

The pitching was struggled mightily all night for the home team, allowing 14 hits and double digit runs in five innings. Jordan Foley started the game for the Bucks but only managed to go one inning after he reached the 35 pitch count allowed in a single inning. He gave up four runs in that inning. Justin Grijalva came in the second inning and reached the same pitch count limit while giving up four runs of his own. Connor Cline was the third pitcher and went three innings and gave up three runs, just one earned. Brett Andrzejewski, Chris Dunn, and Kellen Camus finished up the final four innings, giving up a total of four runs with just two earned. The six pitchers was a season high for the Bucks.

The Bucks next game is tomorrow night against these same Border Cats, first pitch is set for 6:35 pm. Remember to check out for all your latest Bucks information.