The Frontier League playoffs are now in full swing with both of Tuesday’s games in the books! Read more about how each game unfolded with a quick recap:
Équipe Québec shut out the Washington Wild Things 9-0 after surrendering just two hits in the first game between the teams in the Frontier League Division Series. Québec’s scoring started in the second inning when Jesse Hodges doubled home a pair of runs. Connor Panas followed with an RBI groundout in the third before three more runs crossed the plate in the fourth. L.P. Pelletier knocked one in on a fielder’s choice and David Glaude blasted a two-run home run to make it 6-0 Québec after four. In the seventh, a Jonathan Lacroix infield single along with an error by second baseman Scotty Dubrule allowed two more runs to come home. The final run would come on a Jeffry Parra solo home run in the eighth to make it a 9-0 ballgame. Québec starter Jared Mortensen tossed seven shutout innings, allowing just two hits and two walks and striking out eight batters in the game one victory. Washington starter Rob Whalen allowed six runs (five earned) over four innings in the loss. Game two is scheduled for 1:05 p.m. ET Wednesday in Washington.
The Schaumburg Boomers also took a 1-0 lead in their series with a 5-1 win over the Florence Y’alls. The Boomers set the tone early with a pair of runs scoring in the bottom of the first. Frontier League MVP Quincy Nieporte singled home a run and advanced to third on an error, and Braxton Davidson singled him home to make it 2-0. They made it 3-0 in the fourth when Brett Milazzo hit into a fielder’s choice that scored a run. In the sixth, Davidson scored on an error and Nick Oddo added an RBI single to make it 5-0. The Y’alls plated their only run in the seventh on a fielder’s choice by Jordan Brower that brought the final to 5-1. Kyle Arjona allowed just the one run on six hits and a walk over seven innings for Schaumburg. He struck out eight in the win. Florence’s Jared Cheek worked five innings, striking out seven but allowing three runs (two earned) in the loss. Game two will be Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. CT.