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Wednesday, 09 August 2017 19:22

Saints win final two games of the season

The Saukville Saints nearly reached .500 this season, winning their final two Rock River League baseball games in comeback fashion to finish 7-9.
On the road last Saturday against the Cedarburg Mercs, pitcher Aaron Brockman went the distance, allowing six runs and six hits, walking seven and striking out nine in a 7-6 victory.
Saints 3B 8 5 17 4CIn the bottom of the ninth, the Mercs had the bases loaded, but Brockman struck out the final batter to secure the win.
The Mercs went ahead, 4-0, in the fourth on a three-run homer by Mike Woelky, but the Saints answered in the fifth with a three-run blast by Mike Pruefer to go up, 6-4.
Max Pruefer and Ian Tucker each had three hits for the Saints, and Joe Eigenberger, Dan Dickmann and Mike Mueller had two each.
The previous day, the Saints battled back from a 5-4, sixth-inning deficit with one run in each of the final three frames for an 8-6 road win over the Thiensville-Mequon Twins.
Tucker had four hits, and Steve Dickmann and Brockman each had two.
Sam Matthies got the win, giving up six runs on 12 hits, walking five and whiffing nine in going the distance.
The Twins led off with two hits in the ninth, but Matthies retired the next three batters.

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