BIG NIGHT FOR KENNY GOSSE

NTV Hitmen 7– Kelly’s Pub Junior Canadians 4

 

Kenny Gosse  went five for five at the plate and his fifth hit was a huge one. He belted a walkoff three run homer as the NTV Hitmen defeated Kelly’s Pub Junior Canadians 7-4.

Also pitcher Eddy McDonald pick up the win and it’s his first career win in senior softball.

 

McDonald played 16-years in the Senior League from 1993-2010. A slick infielder over his career McDonald only made two previous pitching appearances, both in relief, in the Senior League, one in 2005 (0-1, 1IP, 3R, 1H, 2BB, 1K) and one in 2006 (0-0, 1IP, 1R, 2H, 2BB, 0K), as a member of Roebothan McKay Marshall.

 

McDonald has been playing and pitching in the CBC Men’s Fastpitch League the last number of seasons.

 

NTV Hitmen Top Batters:

Kenny Gosse 5-5, 3R, Double, 3R Home Run, 4RBI

Danny Mullins 2-4, 2RBI

Brad Ezekiel 1-2, 2BB, 1RBI

Alex Power 1-4

Andrew Temple 1-4

 

Game Note

With The Game Tied 4-4, CF Brad Ezekiel made an unbelievable highlight reel catch in the Top of the 7th Inning. With 1-Out: Riley Kenny connected on a McDonald offering and it looked like a sure Home Run to left-centerfield, but Brad Ezekiel went up, reached across his body on his backhand and brought the ball back into the park for the second out of the inning to keep the game tied 4-4.

 

NTV Hitmen RUNS:

1R 1st: Kenny Gosse led-off the inning with a single to left-field, Kenny Gosse advanced to second base on a pass ball and Danny Mullins singled to centerfield to score Kenny Gosse.

 

2R 2nd: Paul Grasby led-off the inning with a walk, Grasby advanced to second base on a wild pitch and advanced to third base on a wild pitch, With 1-Out: Eddy McDonald walked, Kenny Gosse singled to left-field to score Grasby, McDonald advanced to third base on the play and Danny Mullins singled to right-field to score McDonald.

 

1R 4th: Kenny Gosse led-off the inning with a double to left-field, Kenny Gosse advanced to third base on a Danny Mullins fly out to centerfield and With 1-Out: Brad Ezekiel grounded out 5-3 to score Kenny Gosse.

 

3R 7th: With The Game Tied 4-4 Heading To The Bottom Of The 7th Inning: Alex Power led-off the inning with a single to centerfield, Power advanced to second base on a wild pitch, Paul Grasby walked, With 1-Out: Eddy McDonald reached on a fielder’s choice; Power out 4-5 on the play, McDonald advanced to second base on the play and With 2-Out: Kenny Gosse capped off a perfect 5-for-5 performance with a game-winning walk-off 3R Home Run to left-field.

 

Kelly’s Pub Junior Canadians Pitching Stats:

Nick Pittman (Starter) 3IP, 3R, 4H, 5BB, 6K

LP: Shane Dobbin (In Relief) 3.2IP, 4R, 6H, 2BB, 1K

 

Kelly’s Pub Junior Canadians Top Batters:

Ryan Kenny 3-4

Nick Pittman 1-2, 1R, 2R Home Run, 2RBI

Patrick O’Leary 1-2, 1SB, 1BB, 1RBI

Gerald Wall 1-2, 1R

Riley Kenny 1-4, 1R, 1SB

Peter Kavanagh 1-4

 

Kelly’s Pub Junior Canadians RUNS:

4R 2nd: Riley Kenny led-off the inning with a single to centerfield, Nick Pittman hit a 2R Home Run to left-field, Andrew Kelly walked, Kelly stole second base, Kelly advanced to third base on a pass ball, With 1-Out: Patrick O’Leary reached on an infield hit that scored Kelly, O’Leary was caught stealing; out 2-6 on the play and With 2-Out: Gerald Wall singled to centerfield, Ryan Kenny singled to centerfield, Wall advanced to third base on the play and Wall later scored on a wild pitch.

 

The Dance Academy Dodgers 19– The Bigs 0

 

Kyle Ezekiel hit two home runs had six runs batted in as The Dance Academy Dodgers Defeated The Bigs 19-0

 

The Dance Academy Dodgers Pitching Stats:

WP: Jason Hill 5IP, 0R, 1H, 1BB, 7K

 

The Dance Academy Dodgers Top Batters:

Kyle Ezekiel 3-4, 3R, Double, 2 Home Runs (2R HR & Grand Slam HR), 6RBI

Jason Hill 3-4, 3R, 3R Home Run, 5RBI

Steven Pittman 3-4, 2R, 1RBI

Colin Walsh 2-2, 4R, Solo Home Run, 2BB, 2RBI

Tyler McDonald 2-4, 1R

Phillip Corbett 1-2, 2R, 2R Home Run, 1BB, 2RBI

Trevor Carew 1-2, 1R, 1RBI

Doug Marshall 1-3, 2R, 1BB, 1RBI

 

The Dance Academy Dodgers RUNS:

1R 1st: Colin Walsh led-off the inning with a Solo Home Run to left-field.

 

6R 3rd: Jamie Tobin led-off the inning with a walk, Colin Walsh walked, With 1-Out: Jason Hill singled to left-field to score Tobin, an error allowed Walsh to score, while Hill ended up on third base as a result, Kyle Ezekiel hit a 2R Home Run to left-field and With 2-Out: Steven Pittman singled to left-field and Phillip Corbett hit a 2R Home Run to left-field.

 

12R 4th: With 1-Out: Colin Walsh singled to left-field, Walsh advanced to second base on a pass ball, Doug Marshall walked, Jason Hill hit a 3R Home Run to right-field, Kyle Ezekiel doubled to left-field, Tyler McDonald singled to right-field, Kyle Ezekiel advanced to third base on the play, Steven Pittman singled to left-field to score Kyle Ezekiel, McDonald advanced to third base on the play, Phillip Corbett walked to load the bases and With 2-Out: Trevor Carew singled to left-field to score McDonald, Pittman advanced to second base on the play, Colin Walsh drew a bases loaded walk to score Pittman, Doug Marshall singled to right-field to score Corbett, Carew advanced to third base on the play and Walsh advanced to second base on the play, Jason Hill singled to score Carew, Walsh advanced to third base on the play and Marshall advanced to second base on the play and Kyle Ezekiel hit a Grand Slam Home Run to left-field.

 

The Bigs Pitching Stats:

LP: Mike Noftall (Starter) 3IP, 7R, 6H, 2BB, 4K

Johnny Doyle (In Relief) 1IP, 12R, 10H, 3BB, 2K

 

The Bigs Top Batters:

Geoff Evely 1-2 (Led-Off The Top Of The 4th Inning With A Single To Centerfield)