THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Legion Earns Win; Redbirds Fall to Macs
Issue Date: July 19, 2017
Marinette Finishes Game
With GB Southwest
Marinette finished up a game started on Thursday July 6th after lightening stopped the guys from making it seven innings. With three innings in the book GB Southwest fell to visiting Marinette 3-1 Wednesday night.
GB Southwest carried a 1-0 lead into the resumed game about Marinette was ready to seize the day as Matt Osterberg led off the fourth inning with a home run over the right field fence.
The fifth saw Matt Eldredge walk followed by James Jagielski on a walk. Osterberg plated Eldredge with a single to the right center gap while Nick Daye made it a 3-1 lead with a single to right for an RBI.
Trey Bretl took the mound win for Marinette striking out seven while allowing only one hit and no runs over his four innings.
Marcus Rauschenbach took the loss for Southwest giving up four hits, three earned runs and two walks while striking out three.
At the plate Marinette's Osterberg was two of three with a run and two RBIs. Jack Farley was on of two while Nick Daye was one of three with an RBI.
Rauschenbach led the Southwest guys with a two of three showing.
The Marinette Redbirds took a tough 5-1 loss to the visiting Menasha Macs Saturday afternoon.
The Macs started to exert dominance early in this one as Adam Grambow smacked a home run during the first inning.
The third saw the Macs improve the lead thanks to a Colin Englebert run off a Sam Hawley hit.
Marinette stemmed the Mac attack and scored a single run over the sixth as Jordan Powers reached win on an infield single and scored off a Jordan Rasner single.
But the seventh proved to be a back breaker for the Redbirds as Granbow clubbed a two RBI single to take the 5-1 lead and the win after shutting Marinette down over the bottom half of the inning.
Marinette's Riley Hegg took the mound loss allowing seven hits, five earned runs and two walks while striking out three.
Jason Wiershle got the win giving up four hits, one earned run and one walk while striking out six.
At the plate Marinette was led by Jordan Powers with a one of three performance with one run.