The lead grew to 5-0 in the second on Jack's two-run double, following base hits by Stapley and Cook, and Brown's RBI single to drive in Jack.
second inning -- Stapley and Cook one-out base hits, Jack then doubles to score both (4-0), Brown singles in Jack (5-0)
Outs or base hits
to the outfield are returned to the relay man, then to second base where the ball is placed in the bucket and the 10-second count down begins.
The next time the game is on the line and you are protecting a lead, ask yourself: What is more likely to occur, a base hit
over the bag that the third baseman cannot reach and leads to a double, or a ground ball that will get through because you have changed the defensive philosophy that got you the lead in the first place?
When done correctly, it should produce a base hit
at least 75%-80% of the time.
The official scorekeeper, perhaps surmising Kennedy had such a jump on the ball he would have been safe anyway, ruled it a base hit
Kelly Korras singled, Tupper moved to third and scored on a Danielle Zymkowitz base hit
After Goodchild was able to get two outs, pitch-hitter Michelle Ortiz drove in Puerling with a base hit
to give Camarillo (20-5) the win.
Catcher Liam Pope had three base hits
and center fielder Rob Trafford drove in three runs.
Every baseball fan knows that it makes little sense to compare players by the number of base hits
that they have made during a season or by the number of times that they reached base via a hit, walk or hit-by-pitch.
I wasn't tired, but when you give up check-swing base hits
and bloopers, there's nothing you can do.