Leopards Earn Walk-Off Win Against Salem 4-3

Louisville Leopards Baseball Vs. Salem Quakers 2012

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FULL VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS

Louisville 4, Salem 3

Mike Kelly reached on an error in the bottom of the seventh bringing home Connor Ruffier for the game-winning run in giving Louisville a 4-3 NBC win over Salem.  Alex Hollifield also went 2-for-2 with an inside-the-park home run and a diving catch defensively to lead the Leps.


On the mound, Joey Duckworth picked up his third victory of the season by going all seven innings, striking out 5, Beatty's Sports Baseball Shirt 2012 Spring Sports Logosand allowing just 4 hits.  Duckworth held a no-hitter into the fifth inning before Alex Brant singled to center for Salem.

Louisville did most of their damage in the fourth inning.  Riley Groves singled to left field before stealing second base.  Then Hollifield ripped a pitch to right-center just out of the reach of the sprinting right fielder.   The ball rolled all the way to the wall allowing Groves to walk home and Hollifield to score standing up after an error.

The Leopards did not stop there.  Duckworth blasted a double into the same gap and then Kyle White singled him home to put Louisville up 3-0 after four innings.


Leopard errors allowed the Quakers to score two runs in the sixth inning.  However, the Leopards rebounded with a Pavin Parks to Kelly double play that helped stop the rallying Quakers who left a runner stranded on third.  A two-out single by Salem’s Brendan Webb in the seventh scored Jon Fortey to tie the game at 3-3 before the Leopards won the game in the bottom of the inning.

The 4-3 victory leaves the Leopards 11-6 overall and 7-2 in the NBC.  Salem remains a winless 0-9 in NBC play and is 1-16 overall.  The two teams will rematch at Salem on Thursday.


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Box Score

Team 123-456-7–R-H-E

Salem 000-002-1–3-4-2

Louisville 000-300-1–4-7-4

Salem more stats
Batting AB R H RBI BB SO
S Haueter 4 0 0 0 0 1
B Webb 3 1 1 1 1 1
S Leininger 4 1 1 0 0 0
J Carner 3 0 0 0 0 0
M Wolgang 2 0 0 1 0 1
Z Economous 3 0 0 0 0 0
A Brant 3 0 1 0 0 1
J Fortey 2 1 1 0 1 1
A Weikart 1 0 0 0 1 0
Totals 25 3 4 2 3 5
Batting
TB: B Webb, S Leininger, A Brant, J Fortey
RBI: B Webb, M Wolgang
S: A Weikart
ROE: S Leininger, J Carner, M Wolgang
FC: S Leininger
HBP: M Wolgang
GIDP: Z Economous
PO: A Brant
Quality At Bats

Team Total: 6 (20.00%)

B Webb , M Wolgang , Z Economous , J Fortey 2 , A Weikart

FieldingBeta
E: J Carner, M Dennison
Salem more stats
Pitching O IP H R ER BB SO HR S%
M Dennison 18 6.0 6 3 2 1 2 0 62.0%
J Fortey 1 0.1 1 1 1 1 0 0 46.7%
Totals 19 6.1 7 4 3 2 2 0 59.6%
Pitching
Loss: M Dennison
Hit batters: M Dennison 2
Pitches-Strikes: M Dennison 79-49, J Fortey 15-7
Groundouts-Flyouts: M Dennison 7-8, J Fortey 1-0
First-pitch strikes-Batters faced: M Dennison 20-27, J Fortey 0-3

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Louisville more stats
Batting AB R H RBI BB SO
K White 4 0 1 1 0 0
C Ruffier 3 1 0 0 1 1
M Kelly 2 0 1 1 0 0
J Crank 3 0 0 0 0 0
R Groves 3 1 1 0 0 0
C Neff 3 0 0 0 0 1
A Hollifield 2 1 2 1 1 0
J Duckworth 3 1 1 0 0 0
P Parks 3 0 1 0 0 0
Totals 26 4 7 3 2 2
Batting
2B: J Duckworth
3B: A Hollifield
TB: K White, M Kelly, R Groves, A Hollifield 4, J Duckworth 2, P Parks
RBI: K White, M Kelly, A Hollifield
HBP: M Kelly 2
SB: R Groves
CS: A Hollifield
Quality At Bats

Team Total: 6 (20.00%)

K White 2 , C Ruffier , R Groves , A Hollifield 2

FieldingBeta
E: J Crank 2, A Hollifield, J Duckworth
DP: M Kelly, P Parks
Louisville more stats
Pitching O IP H R ER BB SO HR S%
J Duckworth 21 7.0 4 3 2 3 5 0 61.5%
Totals 21 7.0 4 3 2 3 5 0 61.5%
Pitching
Win: J Duckworth
Hit batters: J Duckworth
Pitches-Strikes: J Duckworth 96-59
Groundouts-Flyouts: J Duckworth 9-4

Records: Louisville 11-5, 7-2; Salem 1-16, 0-9

NEXT UP: The Leps will rematch with the Quakers at Salem on Thursday, April 26 at 4:30 PM.  JV will be home against the Quakers during the same time.

 

JV REPORT

Louisville 9, Salem 7

Jeff Agnone went 2-for-4 with a double and 4 RBI’s to help lead the Leopards over the Quakers 9-7.  Michael Lautner also went 3-for-3 for Louisville and Alan Nelson pitched 3.1 innings in relief striking out 6.  Salem scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh, but the Leps held them off to move to 8-6, 6-3 on the season.

JV BOX SCORE

Team 123-456-7–R-H-E

Salem 020-231-1–9-12-2

Louisville 020-200-3–7-4-3

Louisville Leopards JV more stats
Batting AB R H RBI BB SO
R Graybeal 3 1 1 1 2 0
J Crank 4 1 0 0 0 1
Z Schaffner 4 0 2 1 0 0
C Zwick 4 1 1 1 0 0
T Butera 3 1 1 0 0 0
M Lautner 3 3 3 1 1 0
Z Shea 3 1 2 0 1 0
J Agnone 4 0 2 4 0 1
V Knebl 2 0 0 0 0 0
A Nelson 2 0 0 0 0 2
C Leeders 1 0 0 0 0 1
Z Sims 0 1 0 0 1 0
Totals 33 9 12 8 5 5
Batting
2B: Z Shea, J Agnone
TB: R Graybeal, Z Schaffner 2, C Zwick, T Butera, M Lautner 3, Z Shea 3,J Agnone 3
RBI: R Graybeal, Z Schaffner, C Zwick, M Lautner, J Agnone 4
ROE: J Crank, Z Shea
GIDP: T Butera, V Knebl
SB: R Graybeal 2, J Crank, C Zwick, Z Shea, Z Sims
Quality At Bats

Team Total: 23 (60.53%)

R Graybeal 2 , J Crank 2 , Z Schaffner , C Zwick 4 , T Butera 2 , M Lautner 5 ,Z Shea 3 , J Agnone 3 , V Knebl

FieldingBeta
E: C Zwick, Z Shea
Louisville Leopards JV more stats
Pitching O IP H R ER BB SO HR S%
Z Schaffner 10 3.1 3 4 4 3 3 0 59.7%
A Nelson 10 3.1 1 3 0 6 6 0 53.7%
Z Shea 1 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 25.0%
Totals 21 7.0 4 7 4 10 9 0 54.5%
Pitching
Win: A Nelson
Save: Z Shea
Hit batters: Z Schaffner
Pitches-Strikes: Z Schaffner 62-37, A Nelson 95-51, Z Shea 8-2
Groundouts-Flyouts: Z Schaffner 2-4, A Nelson 2-2, Z Shea 0-1
First-pitch strikes-Batters faced: Z Schaffner 11-17, A Nelson 9-19,Z Shea 1-2
Salem Quakers more stats
Batting AB R H RBI BB SO
Butcher 3 0 0 1 2 1
Meals 3 0 0 0 0 2
B Bezon 4 0 1 0 0 1
Ciotti 4 0 1 0 0 2
Jenkins 1 2 0 0 3 0
McGuire 2 3 1 0 1 1
Robbins 0 2 0 1 3 0
Hochadel 3 0 1 2 0 0
J Bezon 3 0 0 1 1 1
Ahern 2 0 0 0 0 1
Totals 25 7 4 5 10 9
Batting
2B: Ciotti
TB: B Bezon, Ciotti 2, McGuire, Hochadel
RBI: Butcher, Robbins, Hochadel 2, J Bezon
SF: Robbins, Hochadel
ROE: Hochadel, J Bezon
FC: B Bezon
HBP: McGuire
SB: B Bezon 2, Jenkins, McGuire 2, Robbins
Quality At Bats

Team Total: 20 (52.63%)

Butcher 2 , Meals , B Bezon , Ciotti , Jenkins 3 , McGuire , Robbins 4 ,Hochadel 3 , J Bezon 3 , Ahern

FieldingBeta
E: Meals, Hochadel, Jenkins
DP: Jenkins 2, J Bezon 2
Salem Quakers more stats
Pitching O IP H R ER BB SO HR S%
Wilms 15 5.0 10 7 4 1 0 0 66.7%
McGuire 6 2.0 2 2 2 4 5 0 54.4%
Totals 21 7.0 12 9 6 5 5 0 60.8%
Pitching
Loss: Wilms
Pitches-Strikes: Wilms 75-50, McGuire 68-37
Groundouts-Flyouts: Wilms 5-8, McGuire 0-1
First-pitch strikes-Batters faced: Wilms 16-26, McGuire 6-12

Records: Louisville 8-6, 6-3

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