Long Ballers Falter to Master Batters
Master Batters 15, Long Ballers 5
The Long Ballers were defeated by the Master Batters by the final score of 15-5. The Long Ballers are now 2-2 for the season. The Long Ballers also won 14-13 the last time these two teams met. The Long Ballers are 1-1 versus the Master Batters this season.
Ty Griffin lead a mostly dormant offense with 2 hits, a double and a run batted in. Ray Rodriguez provided more offensive punch with 2 hits and 2 runs batted in. Bryan Hoppe had a hit and a run batted in.
There were three guys earning Steel Baller Awards; Ty, Ray and John.
Ray also earned the POG (Player of the Game) Award driving in two of the teams five runs,
The Long Ballers next play the Swingers on Wednesday, September 27th at 8:50 PM.
Long Ballers Won't Go Undefeated
The Strangers 20, Long Ballers 8
The Long Ballers take first loss of the season Wednesday evening to The Strangers 20-8. The Long Ballers are now 2-1. The game was the first meeting between the Long Ballers and The Strangers this season.
Cedric Jones lead a mostly dormant offense with 2 hits, a double and a run batted in. Brandon Taylor also had a solid game at the plate with 2 hits and a triple. Bryan Hoppe had 2 hits and a...
Long Baller Historical Moments
1st hit: Brandon Taylor (6/7/17)
1st double: Mat Tillison (6/7/17)
1st triple: Robert Pequeno (6/7/17)
1st home run: Tony Adler (6/21/17)*
1st run scored: Cedric Jones (6/7/17)
1st RBI: Bryan Rhodes (6/7/17)
1st walk: Cameron Nichols (6/7/17)
1st strikeout: Mat Tillison (6/14/17)
1st batted out: Cameron Nichols (6/7/17)
1st Sac. Fly: Robert Pequeno (6/7/17)
1st Reach by Error: Cedric Jones (6/7/17)
1st to hit into D.P.: Ray Rodriguez (8/2/17)
1st Offensive Ejection (HRO): Tony Adler (7/26/17)
Most Steel Baller Awards: 3 tied with 1 each
Most Singles in one game: 4 Tyler Proffitt (8/2/17)
Most Doubles in one game: ...
Long Ballers Knock Off Swingers, 13-7
Long Ballers 13, Swingers 7
The Long Ballers downed the Swingers Wednesday evening by the final score of 13-7. The Long Ballers are now 2-0 for the season. The game was the first meeting of the season between the Long Ballers and the Swingers.
Kevin Kimball lead the Long Ballers at the plate with 3 hits and 3 runs batted in. Bryan Rhodes also had a solid game at the plate with 2 hits, a triple and a run batted in....
First Game Awards handed out
Bringing a tradition from ACME Softball in my California playing days, I have created the Steel Ball Award. This award will be handed out to any player who is perfect on the night at the plate. This means you didn't get out once. You can obviously reach base safely via a hit or walk, but you can also reach safely on an error. On Base Percentage (OBP) was more valuable as a stat than just...
Long Ballers Start Off Season With a Win
Long Ballers 14, Master Batters 13
The Long Ballers kicked off the Little Elm Athletics Fall 2017 season on Wednesday evening by defeating the Master Batters 14-13. It was the first encounter of the season between the two teams.
Joaquin Rodriguez produced 3 hits, 2 doubles and 2 runs batted in at the plate versus the Master Batters. Chris Brulet also had a solid game at the plate with 4 hits and 2 runs batted in. Bryan Hoppe had 3 hits and...
Offense Comes Alive in Teams First W, 14-7 over Whiffers'
It took 7 games but the Long Ballers (1-7) broke thru last night and claimed their first victory in franchise history, doubling up on the Whifflers’ (1-7) 14-7. In what was their most efficient game both offensively and defensively, the Ballers have something to build on as they will wait for the Fall Season to begin.
One week after setting a team high for runs in a game with 13, the Long Ballers surpassed that last...
Long Ballers Continue Their Losing Ways
The Strangers 19, Long Ballers 13
The Long Ballers lost their 7th straight game of the season by the score of 19-13. The Long Ballers are now 0-7 for the season. The last time these two teams faced each other, the Long Ballers were defeated by The Strangers 11-8. The Long Ballers are 0-2 versus The Strangers this season.
Robert Pequeno was a force versus The Strangers in the batter's box producing 3 hits, a double and 2 runs batted in. John...
Long Ballers Continue to Struggle
Master Batters 13, Long Ballers 2
The Long Ballers continue to get no mercy from their opponents as they dropped their 6th straight game by the final score of 13-2 thanks to the Master Batters. The Long Ballers are now 0-6 for the season. The Long Ballers also lost to the Master Batters 18-6 in their last meeting. The Long Ballers are 0-2 versus the Master Batters this season.
Bryan Rhodes lead a mostly dormant offense with a hit, a walk and...
Errors Continue to Haunt Long Baller D, Lose 13-6
On Wednesday night, the Long Ballers (0-5) took the field sporting an adjusted infield. For the most part, the changes helped. But the errors continued to haunt the Long Ballers, combined with missed opportunities on the offensive side as well, fell to 0-5 with a 13-6 lost at the hand of Nothing to Lose (4-1).
Of the six innings played, the Ballers scored in only three of them. That doesn’t help when the opponent scores in...