The Brewers notched a pair of wins last week in Cal Ripken Jr. baseball league action, including a 10-1 victory over the previously undefeated Twins. In other action, the Cardinals defeated the Cubs and the Red Sox got past the Cardinals.
Brewers 10, Twins 9
The Brewers (7-3) got a double and two singles from Drew DeBruyne; a double and single from Dominic D’Auria; two singles from Jaxon D’Auria; and a single apiece from Dayton Podvin and Kyle Nickila.
Willem McClennan tripled and doubled for the Twins (10-1). Conner Fonger and Dan Geitner both tripled and singled; Josh Aune tripled; and Ben Rhodes singled.
Cardinals 12, Cubs 3
Derek Fender struck out 12 batters in a winning effort on the mound for the Cardinals.
At the plate for the Cardinals, Riley Rehnstrand tripled and doubled, and Jake Zatko and Fender both singled twice.
No information was submitted for the Cubs.
Red Sox 16, Cardinals 15
The Red Sox scored 11 runs in the final inning to pull out the win and drop the Cardinals to 6-5 on the season.
Brewers 11, Cubs 4
Jaxon D’Auria was the winning pitcher, Dominic D’Auria hit a two-run home run and Joe Sanders and Caden Laurick hit inside-the-park home runs in the Brewers’ win over the Cubs.
Also for the Brewers (8-3), Sanders added two triples; Isaac Rijo doubled twice and singled; Ryan Hughes double and singled; DeBruyne doubled; and Podvin, Brennan Morrissey and Braden McClure all singled.
For the Cubs, Ryan Crimmins tripled and singled; Brad Renaud and Jackson Krall doubled and singled; Luke Denninger singled twice; and T.J. Sitek singled once.
Babe Ruth League
In recent Babe Ruth action, the Brewers swept the Phillies and the Reds and Northwestern notched wins.
Reds 8, Phillies 6
Josiah McDonald, Josh Tomczak and Kyle Gondik combined on an 11-hitter in the Reds’ win over the Phillies. The three struck out 10 and walked three, and only three of the Phillies’ runs were earned. Nick Anderson, Chad Gondik and Cullen Mudrak suffered the loss, allowing 10 hits with six strikeouts and six walks.
Dillon Sanda doubled, singled and knocked in three runs to lead the Reds on offense. C. Gondik added two hits and a RBI; Jeremy Flaherty singled twice; Carter Kolstad doubled in a run; Josh Tomczak had an RBI single; and Jacob Pfau singled.
For the Phillies, Braden LaPorte tripled and singled twice; Anderson and Joshua LaFlamme both singled twice; Nicholas Lodahl and Jared Danovsky had a hit and RBI each; and Cullen Mudrak and Derek Ronding singled.
Northwestern 15, Phillies 2
Tanner Klobucher pitched all four innings with seven strikeouts and one walk in Northwestern’s win over the Phillies.
Northwestern had 12 hits, led by Klobucher, who doubled twice and had five RBIs. Drew Stribley added a triple, single and four RBIs; Sammy Martinson doubled and knocked in a run; Carter Spangenberg tripled and knocked in a run; David Bethards singled twice; Ricky Schiff singled in two runs; and Eric Shelfily singled.
The Phillies had three hits, including Mudrak’s home run. Jared Danovsky added a double, Gondik singled and Ronding had an RBI.
Gondik and Mudrak pitched for the Phillies, striking out three and walking five.
Brewers 14, Phillies 0
Austin Slaviero led the Brewers with a home run, single and five RBIs. Drew Magdzas added a double and two singles; Carson Mulligan knocked in two runs with a double and single; Hunter Hockenbrock had an RBI double; Logan Rowe and Justin Earnest had RBI singles; Aiden Webber doubled; and Steven Nett and Isaac Ellis singled.
Ronding had the only hit for the Phillies.
Magdzas and Earnest struck out 10 and walked one on the mound for the Brewers.
Brewers 19, Phillies 14
The two teams combined for 39 hits in the second game of the doubleheader.
For the Brewers, Mulligan was 4-for-4 with three RBIs; Hockenbrock had two hits and five RBIs; Slaviero was 3-for-4 with three RBIs; Magdzas had three hits and two RBIs; and Austin McClure and Earnest had a hit and RBI each.
For the Phillies, Gondik was 6-for-6 with three RBIs; Nickolas Schminenk was 4-for-5 with five RBIs; Ronding doubled twice and had three RBIs; Anderson had three hits and an RBI; Nicholas Lodahl had two hits and an RBI; and Robert Stodola was 3-for-5.