Emperors Holds Off Chargers For Victory
Emperors built a six-run lead in the second inning and then held off Chargers’s charge for a 10-8 victory on Monday. Chargers scored four runs in the failed comeback on a home run by Quentin Devreese and a groundout by Thibaud Pastor.
Emperors collected six hits and Chargers had six in the high-scoring affair.
Emperors captured the lead in the first inning. An error scored one run for Emperors.
Emperors took the lead for good with six runs in the second inning. In the second Kaj Van Keijzerswaard drew a walk, scoring one run, Lisandro Bandera singled on a 2-1 count, scoring two runs, and Jamie Peeters homered on a 3-2 count, scoring three runs.
Chargers scored four runs in the fourth inning. The big inning for Chargers came thanks to a home run by Devreese and a groundout by Pastor.
Marco Lopez esser led the Emperors to victory on the hill. He went one and one-third innings, allowing two runs on zero hits and striking out three. Julien Muyldermans, Lars Blom, and Van Keijzerswaard all put in work in relief out of the bullpen, steering their team towards the victory.
Ingmar Hutzezon took the loss for Chargers. He surrendered four runs on two hits over one inning, striking out two.
Dalton Ketema started the game for Emperors. He lasted one inning, allowing one hit and three runs while striking out three
Emperors hit one home run on the day. Peeters went yard in the second inning.
Bandera went 2-for-2 at the plate to lead Emperors in hits. Emperors tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. Peeters led the way with two.
Chargers had six hits in the game. Mart Blijleven and Matt Furst all had multiple hits for Chargers. Chargers stole five bases during the game as two players stole more than one. Blijleven led the way with two.