Game Recaps

Solano Mudcats Take Victory Over Walnut Creek Crawdads In A High-Scoring Affair

Both pitching staffs had their hands full on Thursday in a high-scoring affair where The Solano Mudcats bested The Walnut Creek Crawdads, 13-9.


Solano opened up an early lead in the second inning when Jared Denning drew a walk, scoring one run.


Solano took the lead for good with five runs in the third inning. In the third Nolan Burr tripled on a 2-2 count, scoring two runs, Joey Dodson doubled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run, Denning drew a walk, scoring one run, and Justin Banks drew a walk, scoring one run.


Chris Bruner was the winning pitcher for Mudcats. He surrendered two runs on three hits over three innings, striking out four.  Bobby Meadows and Jack Gamba entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.


Kevin Whitaker took the loss for Walnut Creek. He went two and a third innings, allowing five runs on four hits and striking out one.


Nick Roach started the game for Mudcats. He went four innings, allowing five runs on six hits and striking out four


Solano collected ten hits.  Nate Gutierrez, Wesley Galloway, and Dodson all collected two hits a piece. 


Walnut Creek collected 11 hits on the day.  Tyler Best, Josh Nelson, and Miles Williams all had multiple hits for Walnut Creek.  Best went 3-for-5 at the plate to lead Walnut Creek.

Solano Mudcats Blow-Out Folsom Mudhawks

The Solano Mudcats easily did away with Folsom Mudhawks 11-1 on Friday


Solano got things started in the first inning when Justin Banks homered on a 0-1 count, scoring two runs. 


Solano tallied four more runs in the sixth inning.  Jack Pridy and Banks contributed in the big inning with RBIs.


Aaron Rund was the winning pitcher for Solano. He lasted five innings, allowing two hits and one run while striking out five.  Garrett Bair and Bobby Meadows entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.


Shane Ward took the loss for the Folsom Mudhawks. He allowed eight hits and six runs over five innings, striking out three and walking one.


Solano tallied 13 hits in the game.  Pride, Wellington Baldly, Banks, and Connor Cole all collected multiple hits for Solano.  Banks, Balsley, and Pridy had three hits a piece.


Tim Gross led Folsom with two hits in four at bats. 

Balsley Collects Four Hits as the Solano Mudcats Defeat Alameda Merchants

Wellington Balsley came to ballpark and meant business on Sunday, tallying four hits and leading the Solano Mudcats to a 10-3 win over the Alameda Merchants. 


Balsley singled in the second, third, fifth and the seventh to lead the Solano offense Saturday.


Solano got their offense started early and often plating three runs in the second inning. Joey Dodson and Jack Pridy each drove in runs during the inning.


Nate Gutierrez was the winning pitcher for Solano, he went five innings, allowing zero runs on zero hits and striking out 11.  Bobby Meadows, Chris Bruner, and Jack Gamba all put in work in relief out of the bullpen, steering their team towards the victory.


Pablo Escobar took the loss for Alameda Merchants. He allowed nine hits and seven runs over five innings, striking out five and walking one.

Solano Mudcats Victorious Over Alameda Merchants in Low-Scoring Affair

Both teams were strong on the mound Tuesday, but the Solano Mudcats defeated the Alameda Merchants 3-2. 


Alameda got things going in the first inning.  Chris Bran into a double play, but plating Chris Descano for the opening run.


Solano scored all three of their runs in the fifth inning. JackPridy singled on a 2-2 count, scoring one run, Peter Torres drew a walk, scoring the second run, and Ricky Pato singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring their third and final run of the inning.


Connor Caporale notched the win for Solano. He went seven innings, allowing one run on three hits, striking out six and walking one.  


Arron Rund and Chris Bruner entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.  Bruner recorded the last three outs to earn the save for Solano. Solano pitchers allowed just four hits to Alameda on the day.


Will Stevens took the loss for Alameda. He allowed six hits and three runs over five innings, striking out two.


Pridy led Solano with three hits in four at bats.

Solano Mudcats Down Alameda Merchants, 6-3

Solano opened up scoring in the second inning when Cody Gregory singled scoring Michael Driscoll.


Nick Roach got the victory for Solano. He allowed five hits and two runs over five innings, striking out six.  Garrett Bair, Triston Foley, and Jack Gamba all put in work in relief out of the bullpen.


Gamba recorded the last three outs to earn the save for Solano.


Thompson Byrd took the loss for Alameda. He lasted three innings, allowing five hits and three runs.

Solano tallied 11 hits on the day.


 Gutierrez and Wesley galloway each racked up multiple hits for Solano with Gutierrez homering in the third.

Solano Mudcats Win Series Opener Over Redding Colt 45'S

The Solano Mudcats defeated the Redding Colt 45's 7-4 on Friday.


Both teams got on the board early, each scoring a run in the first.


Solano answered Redding’s three runs in the bottom of the third with three of their own in the top of the fourth inning coming on a Justin Banks home run and RBI’s by Wellington Balsley and Tarren Dahlgren.


Solano took the lead for good in the fifth inning when Jack Pridy homered on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring three runs.


Nik Dodson earned the victory for Solano allowing zero runs on one hit over four innings, striking out five and walking zero.  Chris Bruner closed out the game for Solano recording his second save of the season. 


James Humphrey took the loss for Redding. He went six innings, allowing seven runs on seven hits, striking out one and walking one.


Nate Gutierrez started the game for Solano. He allowed four hits and four runs over four innings, striking out five.


Nolan Burr led Solano with two hits in four at bats.

Solano Mudcats Fall Short Against Redding Colt 45'S, 8-5

The Solano Mudcats had their six-game winning streak snapped Satruday night, falling 8-5 to the Redding Colt 45’s. 

Solano opened up scoring in the first inning when Justin Banks doubled driving in Ricky Pato. They added a run in the second and fourth respectively on a wild pitch plating Joey Dodson and a triple from Wesley Galloway in the fourth scoring Connor Cole.


Redding pulled away for good with four runs in the fifth inning. In the fifth Jake Gozzo homered on the first pitch, scoring two runs, Lorenzo Debrscht drew a walk, scoring one run, and Coby Zimmerman drew a walk, scoring one run.


Mikey Meinhoffer was the winning pitcher for Redding. He went three innings, allowing two runs on two hits, striking out one and walking one.

 

Pritchard Lane and Billy Plumber entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief. Plumber recorded the last three outs to earn the save for Redding.


Aaron Rund took the loss for Solano. He lasted four and a third innings, allowing four hits and five runs while striking out six.


JJ Reeves started the game for Redding. He lasted four innings, allowing five hits and three runs while striking out two.


Redding tallied three home runs on the day. Lane had a homer in the seventh inning. Gonzo went yard in the fifth and sixth innings.


Solano had seven hits on the day, Banks and Wesley Galloway had multiple hits for Solano, Banks going 3-for-4 on the day.


Redding tallied seven hits.  Lane and Gozzo each had multiple hits for Redding.

Early Lead for Redding Colt 45'S Seals Fate For Solano Mudcats

The Solano Mudcats fell behind early and couldn't come back in an 11-4 loss to the Redding Colt 45's on Sunday. 


Michael Driscoll homered in the top of the first to give Solano a 2-0 lead but Redding answered back with one run in the bottom the first and scored in each of the next five innings, never looking back after they took the lead on a three-run home run off the bat of Pritchard Lane in the second inning.


Sam Wells earned the victory on the pitcher's mound for Redding. He lasted four innings, allowing four hits and two runs while striking out two and walking one.  Carson Ellis, Andrew Eppenbach, and Jake Parent all put in work in relief out of the bullpen, steering their team towards the victory.


Chris Bruner took the loss for Solano. Taking the ball in a spot start for the understaffed Mudcats Bruner didn’t get much help from his defense. He allowed seven runs over four innings but only three of those were earned. Bruner struck out five before his day was complete.


Driscoll, Wellington Balsley, Roberto Diaz, Nik Dodson, Ricky Pato, and Cameron Michael each had a hit for Solano. 


Redding racked up nine hits in the game.  Lane and Jake Gozzo each racked up multiple hits for Redding.  Lane went 3-for-4 with two home runs at the plate to lead Redding.

West Coast Kings Capture Lead Early To Defeat Solano Mudcats 9-6

  

The Solano Mudcats fell behind early and couldn't come back in a 9-6 loss to the West Coast Kings on Tuesday. 


West Coast scored on a single by Aiden Nagle, a single by Turner Olson, and a groundout by Michael Theisen in the first inning.


Despite the loss, Solano collected ten hits in the high-scoring affair. 


Unfortunately, West Coast had eleven hits on the way to victory.


After Solano scored one run in the top of the fourth, West Coast answered with one of their own. Solano scored when Justin Banks hit a solo homer. West Coast then answered when Brandon Hustlar singled on a 2-2 count, scoring one run.


West Coast scored three runs in the sixth inning, led by Blake Tressen and Jason Teraske who each had RBIs in the inning.


Solano scored three runs in the eighth inning, Jack Pridy and Wesley Galloway had RBIs in the inning.


Ashon Connody earned the win for West Coast. He lasted four innings, allowing five hits and three runs while striking out one and walking zero.


Connor Caporale took the loss for Solano, he surrendered six runs on eight hits over four innings, striking out two and walking one.


Banks' homer in the fourth brings his team leading total to 5 on the year. 

The Solano Mudcats Drop Another Game to League Leading West Coast Kings

  

Thursday's game against the West Coast Kings was a heartbreaker for Solano as they lost the lead late in a 12-7 defeat. The game was tied at seven with West Coast batting in the top of the sixth when an error let two runs score for West Coast.


In typical fashion, Solano got things started in the first inning when Jack Pridy tripled scoring one run.


After West Coast scored two runs in the top of the fourth, Solano answered with two of their own. Wesley Galloway’s sac fly and Joey Dodson’s single scored runs for Solano.


West Coast took the lead for good with three runs in the sixth inning.


West Coast scored three more runs in the ninth inning. Jarred Wilson and Harris Williams bothcontributed in the big inning with RBIs.


Mike Newman earned the victory on the mound for West Coast. He lasted three innings, allowing four hits and four runs. 


Nick Roach took the loss for Solano, he lasted five and a third innings, allowing four hits and nine runs while striking out four.


Joey Dodson went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Solano in hits. 

The Solano Mudcats’ Skid Continues, Drop Game to Palo Alto Oaks

  

The Solano Mudcats lost the lead late in a 3-2 defeat to the Palo Alto Oaks on Saturday. The game was tied at two with Palo Alto batting in the top of the seventh when Jonah Gonzales singled, scoring one.


The pitching was strong on both sides. Palo Alto pitchers struck out three, while Solano sat down eight.


Palo Alto got things started in the first inning. State Angus singled scoring one run.


In the bottom of the sixth inning, Solano tied things up at two when Justin Banks doubled on a 2-2 count, scoring one run.


Matt Eastman pitched Palo Alto to victory. He went nine innings, allowing two runs on four hits and striking out three.


Bobby Meadows took the loss for Solano, he allowed four hits and two runs over three innings, striking out one.


Banks went 2-for-3, staying hot and leading Solano at the plate in hits.

Two Solano Mudcat Pitchers Combine for Shutout to Defeat Burlingame Bucks

The Solano Mudcats defeated the Burlingame Bucks 15-0 on Saturday as two pitchers combined to throw a shutout.


Daniel Killingsworth led Solano to victory by driving in four runs. He went 2-for-5 at the plate. Killingsworth drove in runs on a double in the first, a fielder's choice in the fifth, and a single in the seventh. Jack Gamba didn’t allow Killingworth to have all the fun, going 3-for-5 with one RBI on the day.


Solano tallied six runs in the sixth inning.  Jack Pridy, Cody Gregory, Killingsworht, Connor Caporale, Connor Cole, and Gamba powered the big inning with RBIs.


Caporale earned the win for Solano. He lasted six innings, allowing four hits and zero runs while striking out four. Bair threw three innings in relief out of the bullpen. Bair recorded the last nine outs to earn the save.


Marcus Fukham took the loss for Burlingame. He surrendered two runs on two hits over two innings, striking out three and walking zero.

Pridy's Walk-Off Seals the Deal in Solano Mudcats Victory Over Daly City Rounders

A walk-off home run propelled the Solano Mudcats to a dramatic victory over the Daly City Rounders, 5-4. The game was tied at four with Solano batting in the bottom of the tenth when Jack Pridy connected with a fastball launching it over the left-center field fence.


Daly City opened up scoring in the first inning, when Dan Halpin singled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run. They extended their lead in the fifth and sixth innings scoring one and two runs respectively taking a 4-0 lead into the seventh inning.


Solano finally got on the board in the seventh when Michael Driscoll scored on a wild pitch.


In the bottom of the ninth inning, Solano tied things up at four. Solano scored on a single by Connor Cole and a two RBI triple from Wesley Galloway.


Jack Gamba was the winning pitcher for Solano. He went three innings, allowing zero runs on zero hits, striking out two and walking zero. Garrett Bair and Bobby Meadows entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.


Tim Zorn took the loss for Daly City. He went one inning, allowing three runs on three hits, striking out three and walking one.


Nate Gutierrez started the game for Solano. He went five innings, allowing two runs on two hits and striking out five.

Solano Mudcats Late Offensive Explosion Leads to Extra Innings Victory Over Walnut Creek Crawdads

The Solano Mudcats nabbed the lead late in the game in a 12-5 victory over the Walnut Creek Crawdads in a game suspended to darkness back on June 27th. 


The game was tied at five with Solano batting in the top of the eleventh when Cody Gregory hit a solo homer. From there the flood gates opened as Solano tacked on six more runs in the eleventh to bring the score to its 12-5 final.


Solano was boosted by Joey Dodson who went 5-for-7 at the plate. Dodson singled in the first, the second, the fourth, the eighth, and doubled in the eleventh.


Chris Bruner led Solano to victory on the hill. He went four innings, allowing zero runs on zero hits and striking out three. Nick Roach and Bobby Meadows entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.


Nik Dodson started the game for Solano. He lasted two innings, allowing four hits and three runs while striking out four and walking one.


Edwin Garcia started the game for Walnut Creek. He lasted two innings, allowing four hits and three runs while striking out one and walking one.


Solano racked up 13 hits in the game with Dodson and Jack Pridy each had multiple hits for Solano.

The Solano Mudcats Can't Hold Up Against West Coast Kings

The Solano Mudcats had trouble keeping up with West Coast Kings in an 11-1 loss on Thursday.


West Coast pulled away for good with four runs in the fourth inning. In the fourth Zach Morgan singled on a 1-1 count, scoring two runs and Bill Ralston doubled on a 2-0 count, scoring two runs.


Jarred Wilson led things off on the hill for West Coast Kings. He surrendered zero runs on one hit over three innings, striking out four.


Aaron Rund was on the pitcher's mound for Solano. He allowed 11 hits and 11 runs over eight innings, striking out seven.


Wesley Galloway, Nolan BUrr, Nick Roach, and Daniel Killingsworth each collected one hit to lead Solano.


West Coast Kings racked up 11 hits.  Jimmy Ralston,  Luke O’Brien, Michael Theisen, and Dylan Macklen  all had multiple hits for West Coast Kings.

Solano Mudcats Grab Lead in Sixth Inning To Defeat San Carlos Salty Dogs

The Solano Mudcats stole the lead late and defeated the San Carlos Salty Dogs 12-5 on Saturday. 


The game was tied at five with Solano batting in the bottom of the sixth when Daniel Killingworth singled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run.


Solano tacked on four more runs in the seventh inning. The big inning was thanks to a single by Jack Pridy, a sacrifice fly by Killingsworth, and a double by Roberto Diaz.


Garrett Bair earned the win for Solanoon the hill. Jack Gamba and TJ Smith entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.


Dayton Light took the loss for San Carlos. He surrendered four runs on five hits over four innings, striking out four.


Connor Caporale started the game for Solano. He lasted five innings, allowing three hits and four runs while striking out six and walking one


Solano collected 14 hits on the day.  Wesley Galloway, Nik Dodson, Nick Roach, and Diaz each managed multiple hits for Solano.

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The Solano Mudcats Score Two in Eighth Inning To Defeat Walnut Creek Crawdads

The Solano Mudcats stole the lead late and defeated the Walnut Creek Crawdads 3-2 on Tuesday. 


The game was tied at one with Solano batting in the bottom of the eighth when Jack Pridy’s sac fly scored one run for Solano. A Cameron Michael double plated Wesley Galloway pushing the lead to 3-1 going into the top of the ninth.


Walnut Creek battled back to score one run off closer Jack Gamba but Gamba was able to strand the tying run on third securing the save.


Triston Foley was the winning pitcher for Solano. He surrendered zero runs on zero hits over one inning, walking one. TJ Smith and Jack Gamba entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.


Jack Oakiemac took the loss for Walnut. He lasted three innings, allowing three hits and two runs while walking zero.


Jeff Pledger started the game for Walnut Creek Crawdads. He lasted five innings, allowing three hits and one run while striking out five.


Nick Roach started the game for Solano. He went six innings, allowing one run on four hits, striking out six and walking one.


Solano tallied six hits on the day. Cameron Micahel and Roberto DIaz each collected multiple hits for Solano.

Solano Mudcats Clinch Playoff Berth with 10-2 Victory of West Coast Kings

The Solano Mudcats blew out the West Coast Kings 10-2 on Tuesday clinching a playoff berth and first round home game in the 2018 Bay Area Collegiate League playoffs.  


Aaron Rund got the win for Solano, he allowed five hits and two runs over five innings, striking out three. Nik Dodson and Jack Gamba entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.   


Solano totaled seven hits with Wellington Balsley and Wesley Galloway managed multiple hits for Solano.   


Solano will conclude regular season play against the West Coast Kings Thursday at 5pm.   


Solano will host the San Mateo Rounders at 11am Saturday in their first round playoff matchup. The winner will advance to the semi-final and championship round Sunday at College of Alamdea, also starting at 11am.

Driscoll's Walk-Off Seals the Deal In Solano Mudcats Victory Over Daly City Rounders

The Solano Mudcats defeated the Daly City Rounders 6-5 on Saturday thanks to a walk-off double. The game was tied at five with Solano batting in the bottom of the eleventh when Mike Driscoll doubled on a 1-2 count, scoring the winning run.


Daly City scored three runs in the sixth inning, taking a 5-4 lead that they held until the ninth inning.


In the bottom of the ninth inning, Solano tied things up at five when Jack Pridy doubled on a 1-0 count, scoring Wesley Galloway. Solano would load the bases later in the frame but was unable to push across the winning run, sending the game to extra innings.


TJ Smith earned the victory on the pitcher's mound for Solano. He surrendered zero runs on zero hits over one inning, striking out one and walking one.  Cody Switzer, Jack Gamba and Chris Bruner all put in work in relief out of the bullpen, holding Daly City at 5 until Driscoll’s game winner in the eleventh inning.


Connor Caporale started the game for Solano. He allowed six hits and four runs over five innings, striking out five.


Solano had thirteen hits on the day with Connor Cole, Driscoll, Cameron Michael, and Joey Dodson each collecting multiple hits for Solano.