Game called by school officials in 2nd inning August 8. Game resumed on 09/02/2020 at Swepsonville.
4 RBI Day For Joey Sogluizzo Brings In Win For Raleigh Rebels
Joey Sogluizzo drove in four on three hits to lead the Rebels past the Red Sox 16-8. Sogluizzo drove in runs on a single in the first, a double in the third, and a walk in the fourth.
Both offenses were strong at the plate as the Rebels collected 18 hits and the Red Sox nine in the high-scoring affair.
The Rebels fired up the offense in the first inning. Damon Herbert drove in one on a doubled. The Rebels notched five more runs in the fourth inning. The big inning was thanks to an error on a ball put in play by Herbert and Mark Watson, a walk by Sogluizzo, a single by Ken Davidson, and a double by Jon Proulx.
The Red Sox scored four runs in the sixth inning. The big inning for Sox came thanks to a single by Mike Swing and a double by Brett Woodsen.
Watson was the winning pitcher for Rebels. He surrendered three runs on five hits over five innings, striking out three. Sogluizzo threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen before the game his the time limit.
The Rebels totaled 18 hits in the game. Sogluizzo, David Truffelman, John, Herbert, Rob Appel, and Davidson all managed multiple hits. Sogluizzo went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead Rebels in hits.
The Red Sox tallied nine hits. James Arleth, Woodsen, and Seungho Huh each collected multiple hits for Raleigh Red Sox. Arleth led Raleigh Red Sox with three hits in three at bats.
Big Inning Propels Rockies Over Mets
Butner — The Fayetteville Mets were an out away from closing out the sixth inning with a four run lead. With runners on first and third, Jeff Pate hit a sharp comebacker to the mound that was snagged by pitcher Larry Bowstring who then made an errant throw to first base. This error led to the Rockies scoring 13 runs to take a 16-7 lead and ultimate victory.
Jim McVitty (1-1) pitched six strong innings for the Rockies, giving up seven runs (five earned) over eleven hits to earn the complete game victory.
The Mets took a 1-0 lead in the first on a RBI single by Donald Rivers. The Rockies scored three in the second after Jim McVitty doubled home Juan Lopez. McVitty scored on Javier Martines’ single. Mike Brooks drove in the third run with a bases-loaded walk.
The Mets responded with four runs in the bottom half of the second after Larry Bowstring walked. Allen Byrne singled and Izzy Rodriguez reached on an error. Bowstring scored on a fielder’s choice ground out and then scored three more on three consecutive singles and a bases loaded walk.
The Mets added single runs in the third and fifth inning while Larry Bowstring, who came into relieve Allen Byrne, shut down the Rockies’ bats over three innings and would have been four if not for the error that started all the trouble and the Rockies’ run barrage that saw the Rockies get 14 hits and bat around their order.
Rebels Claims Lead In Sixth Inning To Defeat the Alamance Giants
The Rebels took the lead late in the game for a 5-3 victory over the previously undefeated Alamance Giants on Sunday. The game was tied at two with Raleigh Rebels batting in the top of the sixth when Mitch Strobin singled to put the Rebels ahead.
Vince Strickland started for the Rebels throwing 3 scoreless innings before giving way to the eventual winning pitcher, Joey Sogluizzo, in the 4th inning. Damon Herbert recorded the last six outs to earn the save.
Paul Burmeister took the loss for the Giants while striking out five.
The Rebels tallied ten hits in the game. Ken Davidson and Herbert each collected two hits to lead the Rebels.
Jerry Russell led the Giants with two hits in three at bats.
ROCKIES NOTCH FIRST WIN OVER RED SOX
Butner — The Carolina Rockies got their first win today, defeating the Raleigh Red Sox 14-7. Playing in temperatures approaching 100 degrees, the Rockies’ bats were similarly hot, pounding out twenty hits, including five doubles. Danny Sapp, Jim McVitty, and Jeff Pate led the offense with three hits each, with much of the lineup contributing, having thirteen RBIs spread across nine players. Five other Rockies had two hits each.
Rebels Defeats Carolina Reds, 4-2
The Rebels barely outlasted the Carolina Reds to earn a victory on Saturday to the tune of 4-2.
The Rebels opened up scoring in the first inning. Mitch Strobin drew a walk, scoring one run.
Joey Sogluizzo earned the victory on the hill for the Rebels. He went seven innings, allowing two runs on ten hits and striking out seven. Damon Herbert threw two innings out of the bullpen. Herbert recorded the last six outs to earn the save.
Hall took the loss for the Reds. He surrendered two runs on eight hits.
The Rebels totaled 11 hits. Bradley McKenzie, Todd Koenitz, and Strobin all managed multiple hits for Raleigh Rebels. Koenitz and McKenzie each managed three hits to lead the Rebels.
The Reds also racked up 11 hits in the game. Marshall, Poole, and Pipken each collected multiple hits. The Reds was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error.
The game went right down to the wire with the Reds loading the bases in the bottom of the 9th, but falling short.
The Raleigh Rebels fell behind early and couldn’t come back in an 18-3 loss to Alamance Giants on Saturday. The Giants took the lead on a groundout in the first inning.
The Rebels struggled to contain the high-powered Alamance Giants offense, giving up 18 runs.
In the first inning, the Giants got their offense started when Paul Burmeister grounded out, scoring one run.
Raleigh Rebels notched three runs in the fifth inning. Phil Buckley and Emilio Cruz each drove in runs during the inning.
The Giants scored seven runs in the fifth inning. The Giants offense in the inning was led by Jerry Russell, Brian Doucette, Mike Faircloth, Chris McKeon, Jim Upchurch, and Chuck Person, who each had RBIs in the inning.
Paul Burmeister was on the mound for the Giants. He went four innings, allowing zero runs on three hits, striking out four and walking zero.
Mark Watson toed the rubber for Raleigh Rebels. He went four and two-thirds innings, allowing 15 runs while striking out eight. Bradley McKenzie threw one inning out of the bullpen.
Emilio Cruz, Ken Davidson, Vince Strickland, Phil Buckley, Paul Williams, McKenzie, Mitch Strobin, and Watson all had one hit for Rebels.
Jerry Russell went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead the Giants in hits.