2/7/2019-Salina Stockade 8 Bakersfield Blues 3

This game was played on 2/7/2019 at Sam Lynn Ballpark

The Salina Stockade defeated the Bakersfield Blues 8-3 in the inaugural game of the Western League. There was no sun to contest with in centerfield as fans Sam Lynn Ballpark reached 48 degrees by the end of the night. The conditions were wonderful for Winter Baseball

Taylor Zeutenhorst hit a three run homer in the top of the 8th inning to break open a tight ballgame. Albert Neff threw seven innings with ten strikeouts, two hits, two runs allowed to lead the Stockade to their inaugural win. Charlie Fletcher pitched a scoreless 8th inning of relief. Travis Edgar pitched the ninth inning allowing one run while walking the bases loaded.

The Blues managed just two hits. Coleman Poje scored both runs for the Blues and had the lone RBI for the Blues. On the mound for the Blues: Jonathan Vance pitched three innings allowing 1 run. Logan Campbell pitched two innings allowing no runs. Johnny Ramirez pitched two innings allowing 1 run. Bradley Issac pitched one inning allowing 4 runs. Colin Kelly pitched one inning allowing 1 run.

The Blues and Stockade are off on Friday Night as the Hollywood Stars will take on the Great Bend Boom.