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Hartford vs Seattle
Saturday, October 31st
Cleveland vs Seattle
Hartford vs Las Vegas (Tentative)
Cleveland sent Las Vegas back into a tie for the Eastern Division cellar by dropping the Crazy Horse 4-2.
Las Vegas defeated Brooklyn 4-2 to move out of the basement.
Memphis routs Hartford 5-1 to open up a five game lead in the West.
A pair of 4-2 decisions today in ZSABL action.
USMC defeated Hartford which featured a 8 home run and 17 run effort by the "Cowboys" in the opener while Seattle dispatched Billings, high-lighted by a Mustang 1-0 victory in 10 innings in Game # 3.
San Diego and Las Vegas split 3-3.
Cleveland cooled off a red-hot Memphis squad by capturing the first three contests but the Nap's were unable to capitalize as the Sound came back to take the last three to earn a 3-3 split.
USMC and Seattle went 3-3 and Philly dropped the first two before taking the next four versus Hartford.
Norfolk and Philly split 3-3.
Norfolk, trying to stay lock-step with the Memphis Sound, swept Sherwood 6-0. The loss reduced the Machine's lead in the East to just two games while the Neptunes moved to within three games of the top spot in the West.
The Memphis Sound widened their lead in the West by bombing San Diego 5-1.
Memphis padded their lead in the West to four games with a 4-2 decision over Union Station.
USMC and Cleveland split 3-3.
Memphis opened up a three game lead in the West by sweeping Billings 6-0. The series was a lot closer than the results indicate as the Sound took three one run decisions, a pair of two run victories and a three run win with closer Liam Hendriks earning a save in each contest.
Cleveland and San Diego battled to a 3-3 split.
Some tid-bits from the match-up: The Naps slugged 11 homeruns in their three victories but in their three losses they failed to connect for a single long ball. In one of the 76er wins they were hit by a pitched ball 6x, a "first" according to the San Diego skipper's "memory banks".
Philadelphia rallied after dropping the first two games to take a 4-2 victory over Amsterdam, tying them with Brooklyn for 2nd place in the East.
Memphis roared into a first place tie in the West with Norfolk by coasting to a 5-1 victory over Philadelphia. The Black Sox averted the sweep by capturing the finale.
The 8th Ward Club is now closed until further notice as they adhere to Gov. Wolf's latest mandate.
Billings and Las Vegas split 3-3.
Philadelphia and San Diego split 3-3 in a series high-lighted by 30 round trippers, 18 by the Black Sox.
A pair of 4-2 finals in afternoon action at the club. Billings over Hartford and Seattle topped Las Vegas.
Hartford rolled over San Diego 5-1 with the "Canes" Nick Castellanos blasting five homeruns and knocking in 14 runs.
Las Vegas is looking for some action either Wednesday or the weekend.
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Philadelphia and Union Station decided to by pass the anticipated move on June 5th for Lancaster County to go into Pennsylvania's "Yellow Phase" and jump directly into the "Green Phase". They met up in Salunga, home field of the Mystic Cowboys, and engaged in some ZSABL action.
USMC took the first three contests and led 5-0 in Game # 4 but the Black Sox stormed back to salvage a 3-3 split.
The Western Division edition of Baseball Today and Tomorrow can be found here.
In solidarity with President Trump's "re-open America" mantra, Norfolk and Memphis, after strictly adhering to the quarantine guide lines since they went into effect, felt confident enough to engage in an APBA series. Social Distancing was practiced with a little "fudging" on the six foot rule. The Neptunes emerged victorious with a 4-2 victory over the Sound, propelling the "Nep's" into first place in the West.
The 2020 Edition of Baseball Today and Tomorrow has been released. Read it here.
With "Cabin Fever" setting in across the country. Sherwood and Amsterdam attempted to alleviate their ennui by playing a series via the "Google Duo" app. The results were not pretty for the Bulldogs. The Machine swept the match-up 6-0, high-lighted by Rhys Hoskins hitting for the cycle. In an odd occurrence, the single he needed to accomplish the feat came on a second column roll.