Manager’s report from Advanced Instructional League (#4)
Timber Rattlers manager Matt Erickson checks in from Arizona with the Advanced Instructional League action from Tuesday.
In the game, the team of Brewers/Mariners prospects defeated a team of Reds/Indians 7-5. To the bulletpoints!
- The offense was a little slow getting started
- 1 run on 2 hits thru 6 innings.
- However, a solo HR in the 7th and a 5 run 8th helped the Brewers/Mariners get a come from behind win today in Goodyear, AZ
- In the 5th, Morris leadoff the inning with a single, advanced to 2b on a HBP, went to 3b on a Mittelstaedt walk, and scored on a sac fly to cut into a 3-1 lead.
- The late game charge started with a solo HR in the 7th, and was capped off with a 5 run 8th inning.
- Rivera walked and scored on a bases clearing double.
- Morris also added a 2 out RBI single for the Brewers in the inning.
- Defensive report:
- The Mariners pitching staff allowed 5 runs on 10 hits.
- Walla misplayed a single in RF that allowed an extra base.
- However, he made a great catch on a sinking line drive with a runner at 3b that saved a run.
- Vucinich made a sweet play bare handing a slow roller for a 5-3.
- Mittelstaedt made a nice power feed to 2nd base to start a 4-6-3 DP that ended the ballgame.
Nick Shaw, DH: 0/3
Hunter Morris, DH/1B: 2/4, with an RBI & run scored.
TJ Mittelstaedt, 2B: 1/3, with a bb.
Max Walla, RF: 0/3, HBP
Shea Vucinich, 3B: 0/4, with 2 hard hit balls.
Yadiel Rivera, PH: 0/0, bb & run scored.