Thursday, September 7, 2017

Crosscutters Close 2017 Season With A Victory

Thank you Cutters for the Season
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Game Highlights: September 7th, 2017 - Jake Scheiner flexed his muscles as the Williamsport Crosscutters closed out their 2017 season with a 6-1 victory over the State College Spikes.

Scheiner finished the night 3 for 4 with a double (14), a home run (4), 2 runs scored and a pair of RBI (18.19), coming a triple shy of the cycle. Greg Pickett finished the night 1 for 2 with a pair of walks and 3 runs scored. Malvin Matos collected his 15th double and a RBI (19), finishing the game 1 for 3.

Brian Mims picked up his 6th RBI of the season while Nerluis Martinez collected his 1st RBI in the Crosscutters win.

Julian Garcia earned the win in his final start of the season, tossing five shutout frames. The right-hander allowed just one base hit and three walks, while striking out six.

Damon Jones and Zach Warren finished the night, combining to allow one run on three hits, four walks and striking out four, as the Crosscutters collected 10 punch outs on the night.

Williamsport finishes the season 6-6 against the rival State College Spikes, while finishing the season 37-37 on the year. The Crosscutters in three seasons under Pat Borders have never finished under .500.

The 45 home runs hit by the Crosscutters in 2017 were 10 more than the total of the 2016 Crosscutters. Williamsport also finished the season with 133 doubles, which was 17 shy of the franchise record. Williamsport finishes the season, having been hit 54 times, which tied a franchise record.

WP: Julian Garcia (4-5)
LP: Paul Balestrieri (3-4) 
SV: N/A (0)

Crosscutters Record: 37-37

Next Game: June 2018
Next Home Game/Promotion: June 2018

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