Jake Opens Against the Dodgers

The boys wearing the white uniforms today with brown and orange trim.

**1st inning – Jake’s first pitch of the season is a ball.

**Top of 2nd – Jake knocked the ball down but was not able to get the out, he has runners at first and second. Dodgers open the scoring 1 to 0. Bases loaded. The boys turned a double play but the damage had been done. Playing being reviewed. Call overturned, only one out.(defense let Jake down on that one)  3rd base runner scores, its a 2 to 0 ballgame. Jake got himself out of the inning with a much-needed strike out.

**Bottom of 2 and the Giants finally get a hit and a runner at second.

**Top of 3rd – another hit and Jake gives up another run, 3 to 0 Dodgers. Jake is losing control of his slider and needs to find it quick. Jake’s pitch count is 45. It was an 11 pitch at bat but s called strike got the out.

**Bottom of 3rd – Jake helps himself out and gets a single to right. Jake moved to second, on out at first. They left Jake stranded at second.

**Top of 5th – Jake’s pitch count at 61, offense got the force at second but should have been a double play. Pitch count up to 73. Dodgers score another to take the score to 4 to 0.

**Jake is supposed to bat in the bottom of the order but he is done for the night.

**Bottom of the 5th – Offense finally gets their butts in gear and get a run on the board it’s now 4 to 1, Dodgers. A 2 out double gets another run across and the Giants cut the lead to 4 to 2. Stand up double cuts the Dodgers lead to 4 to 3. wild pitch gets the runner to 3rd. Batter walked, runners at the corners.


**Heston came on to replace Jake and he eventually got the win. Jake worked 5 innings allowing 10 hits with 4 earned runs, 3 strikeouts and his ERA is 7.20

Giants added 4 more in the bottom of the 6th,  Dodgers added 2 in the top of the 8th while  the bottom of the 8th, the Giants added 5  to take the win. 12 to 6

Jake should pitch again on Tuesday against the Colorado Rockies


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