Cortez vs. Davis combine for 19 K’s in a one-run game

Cody Cortez struck out nine Cardinals
Cody Cortez struck out eleven Cardinals
Bryce Davis struck out eight Braves

The Braves Cody Cortez struck out 11 batters in four innings and the Cardinals Bryce Davis Ko’ed eight in four frames in a Lyons Recreation Department Midget Division game at Little Fenway Park at Partin Park. Neither starting pitcher was involved in the decision- a 4-3 victory for the Braves.

With the score tied at 3-3 in the bottom of the sixth inning, the Braves Carson Braddy was hit by a pitch and he eventually scored on an error. The shortstop was involved in three of the Braves’ four runs. Carson singled in a run in the first inning and scored to put the Braves up 2-0. Braddy also pitched the final two innings and earned the win.

The Cardinals came back from a 3-0 deficit by scoring a run in the fourth and two more in the fifth. In the top of the sixth Davis was called out at home plate on a close play.

Entering the game the Braves had already clinched first place in 11-12 year old division.