Fairbanks Pirates Sweep the Series Against Lavelle's Taphouse
Fairbanks, AK Sunday June 10th - Brent Culleton threw a complete seven inning game of six hits and seven strikeouts against The Lavelle's Taphouse to claim his first win of the season leading the Pirates to a 4-1 win over the Tappers. Culleton allowed only one run after a triple by Will Alexander who later scored on a base hit by George Griffin.
It was a game of immaculate defense from both teams but the Pirates managed to score three runs in the third inning after having scored one in the first via sacrifice fly by Stephen Wainwright. The Pirates' three runs came when Jared Jordan of the Pirates beat the throw from Lavelle's short stop Brandon Montemayor at first base. Jordan scored with a triple by Cody Stauble and the other two runs were produced with a sacrifice fly by Brent Culleton and a double by Stephen Wainwright.
On the Tappers' side, Billy Robideau continued his hot hitting streak by going 2-3 with the bat.
Eielson Icemen vs HooDoo Brewers - 7:00pm Monday June 11th at West Valley (rescheduled from Sunday due to rain)
HooDoo Brewers vs Lavelle's Taphouse - 7:00pm Wednesday June 13th at West Valley
Fairbanks Pirates vs Eielson Icemen - 7:00pm Thursday June 14th at West Valley
Written by: Manny Muñoz - Photo Credit: Mike Zuniga