August 10, 2017 - Frontier League (FL) - Traverse City Beach Bums
TRAVERSE CITY, MI - The Traverse City Beach Bums(27-45) hung on to a 3-2 win over the Lake Erie Crushers(35-38), evening this week's three-game series at one.
After a scoreless first inning, Bryan DeLaRosa hit an RBI double in the second to give Lake Erie a 1-0 lead. Newcomer, Quintin Alexander led off the bottom of the third inning with a walk then Jeff DeBlieux reached on a fielding error. Steven Patterson drove them both in, as well as himself, with a three-run home run that cleared the right field wall, his 12th of the season, giving Traverse City a 3-1 lead. Lake Erie cut the lead in half in the fifth on a Jordan Dean RBI single. Both teams threatened both could not add to the offense.
Brian Bayliss earned his first Frontier League victory with tonight's six inning performance. He gave up two runs on five hits and three walks while walking two. He improves to 1-4. Adam Quintana suffered the loss for Lake Erie to fall to 3-4. He gave up all three runs, all unearned, on three hits and three walks, fanning six in his six innings. Enrique Oquendo walked one and struck out three in the ninth for his seventh save.
Tomorrow night, the Beach Bums and Lake Erie Crushers get together for the rubber game of this week's three game series. John Havird takes the hill for the Bums and Nick Deeg goes for Lake Erie. First pitch will be at 7:05pm and the voice of the Beach Bums, Tom Willms, will go on the air with the Budweiser pre-game show at 6:45 on 101.9FM- The Bay.
Come out and enjoy $2 Short's Locals Light and Vintage Premium drafts, while supplies last! Northwoods Soda is also available for $2 for fans show would prefer a soft drink. Enjoy a seat in the Biergarten while tasting local drinks from the Short's mircrobrew, or check out the Sand Bar Wine & Bottle Shoppe, located on the first base side of the stadium. Find something you like? Pick up a pack of brews or a bottle of one of our excellent local wines to take home for later. Gates open at 6pm for a 7:05pm first pitch.
Individual tickets are now available, 24/7 at www.tcbeachbums.com, or by calling the box office at (231) 943-0100, Monday through Friday from 10am to 6pm, and on Saturdays from 10am to 2pm, on non-game days, and from 10am until the seventh inning on game days.