A's hold off Orioles

The A’s held off the Orioles 9-8 Thursday night in a Miami Pee Wee League baseball game. In another game from Thursday, the Blue Jays rolled to a 12-5 win over the White Sox.

The Orioles had tied the game at 7-7 with a run in the top of the fourth. But the A’s scored twice in the bottom of the fourth to go up 9-7. The Orioles cut the score to the final margin with a run in the fifth.

Collecting hits for the A’s were Jordan Hessee, a double and two singles; Dakota Marshall, three singles; Blake Witten, two singles, and Luke Treece, Jacob Mustain, Mikel Wood, Tyler Kneeland and Derek Wright, a single each.

The Blue Jays jumped out to a 5-1 lead in their game against the White Sox. They padded it to 7-2 in the second, then after the Sox came back with three runs in the top of the third, the Jays got a final five runs in their half of the inning.

In games played Tuesday night, the Blue Jays topped the Red Sox 12-5 and the A’s drilled the White Sox 10-1.

The Jays broke out to a 3-0 lead in the top of the first inning. It was 6-1 after the top of the third. The Red Sox got four runs in the bottom of the third. The A’s broke out 2-0 in the first against the White Sox, then scored five times in the second. They got a final three tallies in the fourth. The Sox averted a shutout with a run in the fourth.

In games played last Monday, the Orioles topped the Cards 11-4 and the Giants beat the Indians 9-5. The Orioles broke out to a 5-0 lead and were never headed against the Redbirds. It was 8-1 after three innings and each team scored three times in the fourth.

Jacob Willard had two home runs and two doubles for the Orioles. James Forrester and Kyle Ryan added a triple and two singles.

Caydon Cole and Charlie McQuigg had a double and single each while Jessup Victor and Jimmy Wilkins had two singles each. The Indians had gone up 3-2 in the bottom of the first against the Giants. However, the Giants took the lead for good with three runs in the second and four more in the third.

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