Thursday's summer baseball

June 6, 2013 

Burbank Diamondbacks 10-8; Richland Raptors 7-6: Burbank’s Tim Ellis went 3-for-3 with a double and three RBIs in the second game to help the Diamondbacks sweep the Richland Raptors in Senior Babe Ruth action at Horn Rapids.

Richland, which scored four runs in the bottom of the fifth to pull within 8-6, ran out of time as the second game was called because of darkness.

In the opener, Paden Kottwitz and Jimmy Gifford each drove in two runs, andthe Diamondbacks (4-0, 5-1 overall) took advantage of seven Raptor errors in a 10-7 victory.

Burbank Diamondbacks 000 024 4 — 10 7 2
Richland Raptors 201 103 0 — 7 10 7
Marques Johnson, Andrew Wattenberger (7) and Paden Kottwitz; Beitz, Taylor (5), Snyder (6) and unknown. Highlights—Kottwitz (B) 2 RBIs; Jimmy Gifford (B) 3x4, 2B, 2 RBIs; Oldham (R) 2x3; Shepherd (R) 2x3; Ayala (R) 2x3.
Burbank Diamondbacks 000 62 — 8 11 3
Richland Raptors 101 04 — 6 9 2
Daniel Percifield, Raul Gomez (5) and Kotwitz; Albertson, Snyder (5) and Taylor. Highlights—Percifield (B) 2x3, Tim Ellis (B) 3x3, 2B, 3 RBIs; Lui Carrasco (B) 2x3, 2 RBIs; Taylor (R) 2x3, 2 RBIs; Shephard (R) 3x3, RBI.

Matt Woodman allowed two runs on four hits over seven innings, while Connor Perryman and Mitch Piper combined for five runs in a Game 2 win as Richland completed a CWL Junior Legion doubleheader over visiting Pasco 13-3 and 10-2 on Wednesday.

Brandon Humphries also tossed a complete game win for the Knights in the opener, and Piper went 4-for-4 with two RBIs.

Pasco 002 001 — 3 5 5
Richland 430 402 — 13 10 1
Hirai, Caughey (4) and Nate Washburn; Brandon Humphries and Collin Doyle. Highlights—Corey Salinas (P) 2x3, 3B; Humphries (R) 6 Ks; Connor Perryman (R) 2x3, 2B, 3R; Mitch Piper (R) 4x4, 2B, 3B, 3R, 2 RBI; Dylan Wirtzberger (R) RBI; Paton Malle (R) 2R.
Pasco 000 101 0 — 2 4 3
Richland 206 002 x — 10 8 1
Black, Hawk (3) and Hanson, Washburn (4); Matt Woodman and Marcus Sparks. Highlights—Hawk (P) 2x2, 2 2B; Perryman (R) 3x3, 3R, 2 SB; Piper (R) 3B, 2R; McClain Elgin (R) R, RBI.

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