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  • Writer's pictureBen Miller

Pro-Am Bucs Suffer Close 7-8 Loss to Biscuits in Tight Battle

Updated: Jun 23, 2023

San Bernardino Valley College - The Pro-Am Bucs faced off against the Biscuits in a close game on Tuesday, June 20th at 4:30 pm. The matchup between these two teams took place at San Bernardino Valley College, setting the stage for a competitive affair.

The score of the game stood at 6-7, with the Bucs falling just short of victory. Despite a valiant effort, the game concluded after 8 innings of play, leaving the Bucs hungry for redemption. The game resumed the following day after a delay, ending in the 10th inning with a final score of 7-8 giving the Bucs their third loss of the season.

Several key players made noteworthy contributions throughout the game. Rider Gordon showed off his versatility in the batter's box, tallying 2 hits, 2 RBIs, and 1 run scored, while also drawing a walk. Michael Carger displayed his all-around skills, hitting 1 hit, 2 RBIs, and a stolen base. Troy May added to the team's offensive efforts with a double and a run scored.

The game witnessed some memorable moments and highlights, keeping fans on the edge of their seats. However, the Bucs' pitching faced some challenges, conceding 12 hits and 7 runs, with 6 earned runs. Despite this, Matthew Leiterman excelled on the mound, recording an impressive 5 strikeouts, although he allowed 3 hits and 2 runs.

Reflecting on the game, it was a tough day for the Bucs as they struggled to find their rhythm. The team managed only 4 hits and committed 3 errors, yet managed to score 6 runs. They faced 5 strikeouts, one more than their hit count, and drew 7 walks, providing some opportunities on the bases. However, the Bucs could not overcome the Biscuits' strong offensive performance, recording 12 hits.

The game remained scoreless until the 3rd inning when the Biscuits exploded for 4 runs. Undeterred, the Bucs responded with an impressive 5-run rally in the 4th inning, claiming a one-run lead. Both teams continued to exchange blows, with the Biscuits tying the game at 5-5 in the 5th inning. The 6th inning saw each team add 1 run, bringing the score to 6-6. Unfortunately, the Bucs failed to score in the 7th and 8th innings, while the Biscuits capitalized on an opportunity to take a 6-7 lead. After a delay the game resumed the following day. Each team scored 1 run resulting in a 7-8 defeat for the Bucs.

With this loss to the Biscuits, the Pro-Am Bucs' season record is 9-3. However, the team remains determined and focused on their upcoming game against the L.A. Legends on Wednesday, June 21st at 4 pm. The contest will take place at Long Beach City College, and the Bucs will seek to bounce back with a strong performance.

Stay tuned for more exciting updates and follow the Pro-Am Bucs as they continue their league journey.


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Box Score Pro-Am Bucs vs Biscuits June20v1
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