Cold Spring Springers Report

Jul 29, 2017 at 8:41 am

Cold Spring Springers Report

COLD SPRING SILVER SPRINGERS RECAP

The Silver Springers defeated the Becker Buzzards in both games of a double header on Sunday July 23rd. Game #1 Silver Springers 5 Buzzards 3 and Game #2 Silver Springers 10 Buzzards 1.


GAME No. 1
SILVER SPRINGERS 5 BUZZARDS 3

The Silver Springers defeated their Central Minnesota rivals the Buzzards, backed by 13 hits and errorless defense. Lefty Joe Kounkel started on the mound, he threw a complete game, he is now 5-0 on the season. He scattered 9 hits, issued 3 walks, surrendered 3 runs and he recorded 5 strikeouts. Mike Arnold had the big hit of the game, he went 1-3 with a home run for 3 big RBI's. Ron Terres went 2-3 with a RBI and Troy "Chico" Schroeder went 1-3 with a RBI. Greg "Boomer" Bemboom went 2-4 and he scored a run and a long time stand out Springer Todd Steil went 2-4 and he scored a run. Greg "The Cat" Terres went 2-3 with a stolen base and he scored a run. Long-time Springer great Rod Schafer, caught the first game, he went 1-4. Chad Hess, a long time great Freeport Black Sox went 1-3 and Derek Falde went 1-3 and he scored a run.

The Buzzards starting pitcher, Tanner Bakke, a long time great for the Clear Lake Lakers, started on the mound, he was the pitcher of record. Tanner Bakke went 2-3 with a RBI and Matt Oneil a former St. Joseph Joe went 1-3 with a stolen base and he scored a run. Rich Petty a long time great for the Clear Lake Lakers went 2-4 and Jim Schmitz went 1-3. Steve Newman a former St. Joseph Joe went 2-3 with a double and he earned a walk. Craig Hern another former St. Joseph shortstop and pitcher went 1-4. Brian Kolbinger earned a walk, Amos Blomquist scored a run and Doug May earned a walk.

 

GAME No. 2
SILVER SPRINGERS 10 BUZZARDS 1

The Silver Springers defeated the Buzzards in game 2, backed by 14 hits, including three doubles. Andy Auger started on the mound, he threw 6 innings, he scattered 4 hits, issued 3 walks, surrendered 1 run and he recorded 5 strikeouts. Todd Steil threw the final inning in relief for the Silver Springers. Andy Auger helped himself out by going 1-2 with 2 RBI's and he earned a walk. Brent Schloe the former St. Joseph Joe great, went 2-2 with a RBI and he scored a run. Derek Falde had a good game a the plate, he went 3-4 and he scored a run and Todd Steil went 2-4 with a double and he scored 2 runs. The long time veteran Rod Schafer went 2-4 with a RBI, he earned a walk and he scored a run. Greg "Boomer" Bemboom continues to flash a leather in the field, he went 1-2 with a double, he earned a pair of walks and he scored a run. Greg "The Cat" Terres continues to cover ground in center field like a leopard, he went 1-3 with a RBI, he earned a walk, a stolen base and he scored a run. Mike Arnold the former Kimball Express great continues to swing a hot bat, he went 1-3 with a double for 2 RBI's, he earned a walk and he scored 2 runs. Troy "Chico" Schroeder did a great job catching in the second game, he went 1-4 at the plate with a RBI. Chad Hess earned a walk and he scored a run.

The Buzzards, Brian Kolbinger was their starting pitcher and the pitcher of record. Jim Schmitz had a good game, he went 2-3 with a RBI and Steve Newman went 1-2 with a walk and he had a stolen base. Rich Petty went 1-3 and he scored a run and Matt Oneil went 1-3. Josh May went 1-3, Brian Kolbinger went 1-2 and Craig Hern earned a pair of walks. It was sort of a St. Joseph reunion, with 4 former St. Joseph players playing, as well as a Sauk Valley League reunion with two form Clear Lake Laker players too.

 


UPCOMING SCHEDULED
Saturday August 5th
Becker Buzzards @ Cold Spring Silver Springers 10:00

Saturday August 5th
Alexandria Classic Clippers @ Cold Spring Silver Springers 2:00

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