NY 7 Texas 2 Giancarlo Stanton’s 1st inning grand slam gave the Yanks and early lead and Chad Green’s Key strikeout helped them keep it and New York managed a split with Texas with a 7-2 win at Yankee Stadium. Stanton’s 1st inning blast would be almost the only problem Mike Clevinger (L 2-1) would … Continue reading Sable/Gerbl Day 14: Yanks dissipates Texas’ Thunder, LA holds off Washington, Vikings Pillage Rivertown, Muffin Men Sweep Boston
Texas 12 NYY 10 (11 innings) Michael Brantley 10th inning single off of reliever Masahiro Tanaka made a loser out of Aroldis Chapman and a winner out the the Thunder as Texas edged NY in a wild game by the score of 12-10 in or the 2nd time. For four innings it seemed we would … Continue reading Sable/Gerbl Day 13: Texas tags Tanaka, Senators blank Dodgers, Rivertown makes it 6, Holt halts Boston
There is a lot of talk about the game Monopoly Socialism from Hasbro. Leftists are upset and folks like me are delighted that the game pokes fun at Socialism, but let's forget that for a moment as a gamer and ask the basic questions one might ask about a game, namely. Is it playable? Is … Continue reading Monopoly Socialism, A Surprisingly Nuanced Game of Wits
Red Sox 7 Yankees 6 Boston managed 12 hits and Brandon Morrow held a lead when no other reliever could giving Boston a their 4th straight win and NY their fifth straight loss by a score of 7-6. NY starter JA Happ proved hapless in the 2nd as JD Martinez singled to right and went … Continue reading Sable/Gerbl Day 12 : Red Sox win the battle of the Bullpens, Juneau sweeps Texas. Goldschmidt unhorses Sir Anthony , LA Hangs on for split.
Boston 7 NYY 5 Alex Bregman hit two homers and Blake Snell and Collin McHugh held on long enough for Kimbrel to shut the door in the 9th as Boston bested the Yankees 7-5. It didn't look promising for Boston and Blake Snell (W 1-1) early. In the 2nd Gleyber Torres singled to start the … Continue reading Sable/Gerbl Day 11: Boston bounces bombers, Rivertown tops Washington, Juneau Pounds Texas, Vikings Scherzer k’s 18 Dodgers
Washington 12 NYY 3 Washington sent 12 men to the plate in the 4th scoring 9 and Taylor Cole pitched five innings of scoreless relief and the Senators completed the sweep of the Yankees with a 12-3 thrashing. It looked like the blowout would be a different direction in the 1st as it looked like … Continue reading Sable/Gerbl Day 10: Senators Pound Yanks, Boston Bounces Back. Rivertown makes it three, Thunder take the rubber
Washington 4 NY 3 Jesus Agular and Trevor Story went back to back to start the 6th and Sir Anthony of the Bullpen pitched retired 5 the six men he faced for the save as the Senators came back from a two run deficit to defeat the Yankees 4-3 for the 2nd straight day. This … Continue reading Sable/Gerbl day 9: Different cast same ending in Washington, Boston Blasts LA, Thunder Thumps Vikings. Rivertown makes it two
Washington 4 New York 3 Corey Dickerson went 3-3 with 3 RBI & Jose Quintana threw a full nine innings to end Washington two game skid with a 4-3 defeat of the New York Yankees in DC The damage against CC Sabathia (L 0-2) started in the 2nd. Marwin Gonzalez tripled to center to start … Continue reading Sable/Gerbl Day 8 Washington ends skid, LA Makes it 3 straight, Vikings Pillage Texas, Rivertown rolls Juneau
Texas and Boston each had two long balls but it was a pair of doubles in the 13 that earned Texas a 5-4 victory and a split in their series with Boston. After two scoreless innings to start it appeared that we’d be seeing a battle of the bats when Brandon Nimmo, Jose Altuve and … Continue reading Sable/GERBL Day Seven: Texas wins in 13 Volt Shocks Muffen Men, Vikings Sweep Washington, Machado saves LA’s day
King Ragnar’s Vikings 5 Senators 1 Jacob DeGrom pitched a complete game and drove in two key late runs ending giving the Vikings a 5-1 victory over the Washington Senators. Sean Newcomb (L 0-1) found himself constantly in trouble allowing a run in the 2nd on a Jed Lowrey single driving in Anthony Rizzo who … Continue reading Sable/GERBL Day Six: The Jacob DeGrom show opens in DC, Yanks Shut out Juneau. Boston beats Texas, Dodgers Down Rivertown
Thunder 8 Raiders 4 A six run 8th put an exclamation point on an early lead that a pair of Rivertown rallies couldn't overcome as Texas ended the Raider perfect start with a 8-4 win. Texas started doing damage with two outs in the 1st against Charlie Morton (L 0-1) . Mike Trout drew a … Continue reading Sable/Gerbl Day Five: Rivertown Finally Falls, Yanks stop the Vikings, Muffin Men and Dodgers Split a pair. Sir Anthony of the Bullpen Saves Washington
Rivertown 6 Texas 3 Jack Flaherty recovered from a disastrous 1st inning as Rivertown gradually chipped away at a 3-0 defect to come back and beat the Texas Thunder 6-0 and remain undefeated on the season. It didn't look good for Rivertown's winning streak in the 1st as Flaherty ( W 1-0) after striking out … Continue reading Sable/GERBL Day 4 Rivertown Remains Undefeated, Tanaka Tames Vikings, Rain Dampens Othani’s Mound Debut, Altuve ends Senators streak.
King Ragnar's Vikings 6 NY Yankees 2 Greg Cole pitched a 3 hitter and Whit Merrifield's 3 run blast caped a 4 run 4th and the Vikings got their first win of the season defeating the New York Yankees 6-2. Yankees Starter CC Sabathia (L 0-1) pitched out of two on two out situations in … Continue reading SABLE/GERBL Day 3 Vikings Conquer NY, Dodgers Edge Muffenmen, Rivertown and Washington Remain unbeaten
Washington 6 Dodgers 5 Marvin Gonzalez hit a three run pinch homer and Josh Reddick stroked a key 2 out single in the 8th as Washington came all the way back from a 5-0 deficit to complete a two game sweep of LA by a score of 6-5. LA struck first and hard against Senator's … Continue reading SABLE/GERBL Day 2: Washington Roars back; Texas’ Grenkie K’s 15; Muffen Men Rebound, Rivertown survives a scare
Washington 4 LA 0 Thanks to torrential rains DC baseball fans had to wait an extra day for the Senators to open in Griffith Stadium but it proved worth the wait as the Senators blanked the Dodgers 4-0 behind 8 2/3 of 5 hit ball by Marco Gonzalez (1-0). For 3 1/2 Innings Gonzalez and … Continue reading SABLE/GERBL Day one Washington’s Wet Win, Texas One comeback two few, Rivertown roars back. Boston cooks Muffen Men