Redskins survive 9 errors in 9-6 win PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 22 April 2014 10:55

By EARL WATT

• Leader & Times

Jared Fox had to overcome nine defensive errors, four in one inning, to pitch the Redskins to a 9-6 win over Guymon Monday at The Yard at the Liberal Baseball Complex.

The Redskins fell behind early when Guymon took advantage of a first inning error to take a 1-0 lead.

The Redskins struggled to get base runners in the first two innings, and in the top of the third Guymon added another run to take a 2-0 lead.

Liberal tied the game in the bottom of the third with two clutch hits with two outs to score two runs.

In the bottom of the fourth, Liberal used back-to-back bunts to load the bases and scored three runs in the inning to take a 5-2 lead.

The Redskins expanded the advantage to 8-2 with another three-run inning in the fifth.

Fox had already overcome a number of fielding mistakes without giving up runs, but four errors in the sixth inning allowed four Tigers to score to cut the lead to 8-6.

The Tigers had runners on base when the final out was recorded.

Liberal pushed another run across the plate in the bottom of the sixth, and Kaiden Long relieved Fox in the top of the seventh.

Long was able to get out of the inning without giving up a run, and the Redskins earned the 9-6 win.

Fox only allowed three hits in six innings and struck out three.

Cristian Erives went 2-for-3 with two RBIs and a double.

Jared Hasik scored a run and hit an RBI double.

Stevie Lira and Collin Ware each scored twice in the win, and the Redskins outhit Guymon 9-3.

Liberal (7-4) hosts Woodward at 5 p.m. today.

 
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