On Tuesday, the Brewers picked up a 7-6 victory over the Reds in Babe Ruth League action. The win was the first of the year for the Brewers (1-5).
Austin Slaviero earned the win in 3 2/3 innings of work. He allowed only one run scored against him.
Leading hitters for the winning team were Alex Heskin, who went 2-for-2 with a double, walk and five RBIs; and Slaviero, who was 2-for-3 with two runs scored. Nick Hesselgrave also added a hit and was hit by a pitch as he scored two runs for the Brewers.
For the Reds (2-4), Dylan Sanda and Foster Stromgren both had a pair of singles. Sanda also had two RBIs for the day.
The Brewers were back in action Wednesday, suffering a 7-1 loss to the Yankees. Hunter Hockenbrock pitched three scoreless innings in the losing effort, while Slaviero went 2-for-3 and scored the Brewers’ lone run. Heskin and Hesselgrave had one hit each and Heskin also added an RBI.
Also on Wednesday, the Phillies put some distance between themselves and the rest of the league with an 8-3 victory over the Rangers. The Rangers (5-3) are second in the standings behind the Phillies (6-1).
Wednesday’s game was tied 3-3 through four innings, but the Phillies scored four runs in the fifth inning and then added an insurance run in the sixth for the win. The game was called after six innings due to the time limit.
Nick Anderson was the winning pitcher for the Phillies and also went 2-for-4 with a pair of singles. Logan Griffith with 2-for-3 with a run scored. Adding one hit apiece for the Phillies were Noah Peterson, Terrell Swanson, Terrence Swanson Braden LaPorte, Derek Ronding and Andrew Erickson.
Drew Magdzas started the game on the mound and pitched 3 2/3 innings for the Rangers. He gave up three runs on four hits and two walks while striking out four. At the plate Magdzas was 2-for-2 with a run scored.
Jared Danovsky added a single, Sean O’Neill had an RBI groundout, and Logan Rowe and Andy Jacques both scored runs after drawing walks to get on base.
Babe Ruth League Standings
(through June 27)