Its back to back championships for Metro Ice, as they defeat the Marlins by a score of 1-0, in a classic pitchers duel featuring Ice veteran Matt Schultz and the Marlins Tim Calhoun. Schultz allowed six hits but game up no runs, while Calhoun only surrendered two first inning singles and one run. Both struck out five.
Metro Ice captured the lead in the first inning. Chris Descalzi drove in LCS MVP Derek Morrison when he singled in the first inning.
Marlins collected five hits. Bobby Dulay, Nick Morton and Joe Hardy each collected two hits for Marlins.
This was the 2nd consecutive year that the Ice and Marlins took the LCS the distance, with Metro Ice prevailing. This is the 3rd League Championship in Ice history, winning their first in 2014.
Even though Metro Ice and Marlins both had their opportunities, it was Marlins that eventually prevailed 4-3 on Friday. The game was tied at three with Marlins batting in the bottom of the sixth when Pelo singled off of Jake Foster, driving in the game deciding run.
Metro Ice lost despite out-hitting Marlins 11 to six.
Tom Popadak earned the win for Marlins. He threw seven innings, allowing three runs, 11 hits, striking out two, and walking zero. Jake Foster took the loss for Warren Metro Ice. He tossed six innings, allowing four runs, six hits, and striking out eight.
Marlins collected six hits. Pelo and Popadak each collected multiple hits for Marlins.
Herron, Goist, Petrillo, and Capogreco each collected two hits to lead the Ice.
Metro Ice takes pivotal game 3 by a score of 9-6. In a back and forth affair, Metro Ice took the lead for the third and final time in the bottom of the 6th, scoring three runs on a Jake Foster sacrifice fly and a Derek Morrison RBI single.
The Ice offense was lead by Jared Lee, who with 3 for 3 and one RBI. Derek Morrison and Nich Charnas each collected 2 hit, and 8 different Ice hitters had at least 1 RBI.
JT Taylor picks up the win, pitching 6 innings, giving up 6 runs on 9 hits. DJ Morvay picked up the save, pitching a scoreless 7th inning.
Joe Hardy pitched 6 innings in the loss, giving up 9 runs on 11 hits. He struck out 5 while walking 5.
The Marlins offense was lead by Nick Fitzgerald (2 for 3, 2 doubles, 4 RBI). Bobby Dulay, Shawn Pelo, and Stefan Lesnansky each collected two hits.
The Colebrook Elevator Marlins defeated Metro Ice by a score of 17-7. The game was tied at six with Marlins batting in the bottom of the fifth when an onslaught of Marlins crossed home plate by scoring 9 runs. .
Despite the loss, Metro Ice did outhit the Marlins 11-10.
Pelo earned the win for Marlins. He threw six innings, surrendering seven runs, 11 hits, and striking out one. Matt Schultz took the loss for Warren Metro Ice. He went four and a third innings, surrendering ten runs, six hits, and striking out five.
Dulay, Tom Popadak, and N Fitzgerald each collected multiple hits for Marlins.
Jared Lee, Petrillo, and Derek Morrison each collected multiple hits for Warren Metro Ice.
Metro Ice takes Game 1 of the Warren AA Baseball League Championship Series, defeating Colebrook Elevator Marlins by a score of 11-1.
Metro Ice broke it open in the sixth inning, scoring four runs.
Jake Foster earned the win for Metro Ice. He threw six innings, giving up one run, three hits, and striking out three. Lang took the loss for Marlins. He tossed five innings, giving up nine runs, five hits, and striking out three.
Mark Herron, Derek Morrison, Larry Goist, Descalzi, Nick Zajaczkowski, and Capogreco each collected one hit to lead Metro Ice. Bobby Dulay, Nick Fitzgerald, and Joe Hardy collected one hit for the Marlins.