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Bucs Walk the Plank in 11-5 Loss to Biscuits



Thursday, June 22nd - Los Angeles Valley College


In a tense matchup, the Pro-Am Bucs clashed with the Biscuits on Thursday, June 22nd at Los Angeles Valley College. With a solid 10-3 record, the Bucs aimed to extend their winning streak. However, the Biscuits had other plans, winning with a final score of 11-5.


Key Player Performances:

  • Andrew Sharp, the Bucs' designated hitter, showcased his strengths at the plate with 2 hits, 1 run scored, 1 RBI, and 2 walks. He also demonstrated his speed on the basepaths by stealing a base.

  • Brodie Romero contributed to the offensive effort with 2 hits and a crucial sacrifice fly, resulting in an RBI.

  • Rider Gordon made his presence felt with 2 hits, 1 run, and 1 walk.

  • Elvis Park delivered a solid performance with 1 hit and 2 RBIs, including an impressive double.

The pitching staff faced a challenging day, as six pitchers took the mound for the Bucs. While they struck out 10 batters, the Bucs' bullpen struggled against the Biscuits' lineup, allowing 10 hits and 11 runs, with 7 runs earned. Despite their efforts, they could not contain the Biscuits' offense, which included a home run.


Although both teams recorded 10 hits, the Bucs struggled to convert their hits into runs, resulting in a significant scoring disparity. Both teams scored most runs from RBIs, emphasizing the impact of timely hits and offensive execution. The Bucs showed resilience, striking out only 5 times, but could not capitalize on their hits and put runs on the board. Additionally, the team committed 3 errors while managing 4 stolen bases.


The Biscuits took an early lead, scoring in the first three innings while the Bucs struggled to find their rhythm. With 3 runs in the first two innings and 2 more in the third, the Biscuits held a 5-1 advantage. Although the Bucs responded with a run in the bottom of the third, the Biscuits added three more runs in the fifth and sixth innings. This extended their lead to 11-2. The Bucs refused to concede, preventing any further scoring from the Biscuits. However, their comeback attempt fell short, with the final score 11-5 for the Biscuits.


The Pro-Am Bucs continue to struggle against the Biscuits, as they now hold an 0-2 record against their steadfast opponents. Despite a close previous encounter on Tuesday, June 20th, which ended in a 7-8 loss, the Bucs failed to win their latest matchup against the Biscuits.


Following this game, the Pro-Am Bucs' record stands at 10-4, displaying their competitive standing in the league.


The Pro-Am Bucs will face the Long Beach Legends in an exciting doubleheader on Saturday, June 24th, at Los Angeles Valley College. Fans can anticipate an intense battle as the Bucs seek to rebound from their recent defeat and secure a win.

 

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