Bootleggers Held to Two Hits in 8-4 Loss
The Bowling Green Bootleggers were held to just two hits and couldn't hold an early two-run lead as the Great Lakes Loons took the rubber game of the series against Bowling Green by a score of 8-4. Bowling Green will hit the road to Lansing to begin a three-game series
The Bowling Green Bootleggers were held to just two hits and couldn't hold an early two-run lead as the Great Lakes Loons took the rubber game of the series against Bowling Green by a score of 8-4. Bowling Green will hit the road to Lansing to begin a three-game series against the Lugnuts. First pitch on Friday night will be at 6:05 p.m. CDT.
Great Lakes struck in the first inning against Bowling Green starter
Bowling Green got one run back in the bottom of the inning. With one out, Great Lakes starter
The Bootleggers took the lead in the second, again without a hit.
Great Lakes struck again off Strong in the third, stringing together three singles off of Strong. The third hit, which came off the bat of Camargo, brought home
In the top of the sixth, Cristopher Ogando emerged from the bullpen and immediately coughed up a solo homer to Romer Cuardado. The solo shot put the Loons in front 5-4. Great Lakes added a run off Ogando in the seventh and single runs in the eighth and ninth off
Strong went 5.0 innings, allowing four runs on seven hits, while walking two and striking out five in a no-decision. Ogando (2-1) went 2.0 innings, allowing two runs on three hits, striking out one and taking his first loss. Sprengel threw the final 2.0 innings, allowing two runs on four hits, while striking our three.
Notes: The two hits are the fewest by Bowling Green this season…It is the fewest hits they've had since being two-hit on August 18, 2018 at Dayton…Betts now has a seven-game hitting streak…Witherspoon had his five-game hitting streak come to an end…Franco extended his hitting streak to seven games…Strong allowed a season-high four runs…Bowling Green starting pitchers have made 20-consecutive starts (since May 12) without taking a loss…Bowling Green is 6-2 all-time as the Bootleggers…The Bootleggers are 6-2 in series rubber games, having dropped their last two…BG is 10-4-2 in series this season…The Bootleggers fell to 3-16 when getting out-hit this season. Bowling Green is 18-10 at home…BG is 26-14 against right-handed starters…The Hot Rods will begin a three-game series at Lansing on Friday night, with the first pitch at 6:05 p.m. CDT…RHP
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