, NLA - Devon/Michael
NLA - 12. Sieg in Folge!
Flyers continued their winning ways over the weekend. In Game 1, it was an onslaught of hits from the offensive side: Sven Leeman led the charge hitting 2 home runs and piled up 6 RBis. Taka Oshima also had a great day at the plate earning 5 rbis. American import, Michael Stowers, threw 6 innings with 8 strikeouts, while scoring 4 times at the plate and earning 3 rbis. Adrian Kaufmann, Stefan Koller, and Javier Rodriguez all had 2 hits apiece. Flyers won game 1 with an exceptional score of 21-2 against the Wil Devils!
The second game was a hard fought battle between the two biggest rivals of Swiss Baseball, Therwil Flyers and the Zurich Barracudas. Under the lights, Oshima and David Castillo would have 2 crucial RBIs apiece. It only took the Flyers 6 runs to win this game as American import, Devon Barker, threw another gem, striking out 11 over 9.0 innings. He now holds a minuscule 1.66 ERA. Koller and Rodriguez also chimed in on the offensive side, earning 2 hits apiece. On the defensive side, there was an incredible relay from deep left field late in the game: Koller, Oshima, and Sven combined to get the Zurich player out at the plate by split-seconds to keep the Flyers 1 run lead. Flyers won the nail-biter 6-5! The Flyers now have a 12-game winning streak! They head to Zurich over the coming weekend to maintain their first place position against the Challengers. Go Flyers!