The Deer Valley All Stars came up short against a very agressive Sidewinder All Star team last night. Deer Valley 4, Sidewinder 7 was the final. A disappointing loss to say the least. A few errors cost a early but our hitting isn’t there to score any runs. As a team we had a .187 batting average last night. We only had a .200 batting average Thursday night but we were able to pull out the win. The first three innings saw us go three up, three down.
Tyler wasn’t himself but he kept us close (DV 2, SW 3) going into the fifth inning last night. I don’t know what happened next but Tyler got the first batter up to ground out reaching the top of the order. Tyler had about 65 pitches on him at that time and the temp had probably cooled to 103 from 108 by this time. Was he hot? Probably. Was he tired? He normally goes into the 80’s before showing signs of fatigue and slowing. But he wasn’t himself anyway, so who knows really what happened but the top of their order hit Tyler hard. Singles and doubles to the outfield scoring three runs before Coach went out and switched up the pitchers leaving one runner at second.
Keith came in allowing the one runner to score but got us out of the inning. We came back up and scored two more runs in the bottom of the fifth giving us what would end up being the final score of 4 to 7. It was a tough loss. But we aren’t going to win many games hitting only .200 or less as a team for the game. Well, we have to put this game behind us and go out tonight and really take it to the Goodyear All Stars. Thanks for checking in. Stay safe and I’ll be typing at you later.