|Oklahoma's Premier Summer Baseball Program||Tuesday, March 11, 2014|
2004 Game Summaries
Katy Texans 4, Travelers 2 (58-11)
Travelers wrap up season third in the World Series, missing several golden opportunities while stranding 15 bases runners, including leaving the bases loaded four times. Brad Burns suffered the loss, yielding four runs in the first three frames, before Brett Davis slammed the door with four scoreless innings of relief. Matt Brown, Rebel Ridling, Jorey Price and Lance Scales all finished with two hits each. Ridling had a double and drove in one.
Travelers 7, Texas Apaches 0 (58-10)
Third game in 12 hours goes the way of the Travelers behind a five-hit complete game shutout from Kole Kennedy. Keith McInnerney had a pair of two-run triples to spark the offense. He finished with three hits. Tyler Hill chipped in three singles and Rebel Ridling had two hits and drove in one.
Travelers 11, Centex Bullets 4 (57-10)
The Travelers stave off elimination with seven early runs and coasted the rest of the way. Jordy Mercer fired four strong innings to get the pitching win as J.J. Leaper and Lance Scales combined for three scoreless frames of relief. Tyler Hill posted a pair of singles and drove in four runs. Rebel Ridling and Jorey Price each added two hits and two RBIs while Matt Brown finished with a pair of singles.
Katy Texans 11, Travelers 2 (56-10)
Tough early morning contest as the Travelers could not get anything going, finishing with just six hits. Keith McInnerney blasted a solo home run and Luke Yost added a double and scored a run. Tyler Hill had two hits.
Travelers 13, San Antonio Phatoms 5 (56-9)
The Travelers rallied from a 5-1 deficit, plating eight runs in the fourth, sparked by a two-run triple from Matt Brown and three-run homer off the bat of Rebel Ridling. J.J. Leaper fired three and one-third solid frames of relief for the win. Brown had two triples, a double and drove in three. Jordy Mercer, Tyler Hill, Brett Davis and Bryan Nichols chipped in two hits apiece.
Travelers 10, Centex Bullets 1 (55-9)
Travelers erase early 1-0 deficit with three runs in the first, three more in the second and four runs in the third. Kole Kennedy allowed one unearned run over three frames to record the win. Tomas Cruz added two scoreless frames of relief. Jordy Mercer, Tyler Hill, Luke Yost and Lance Scales finished with two hits apiece. Mercer, Yost and Scales all drove in a pair.
Travelers 5, Katy Texans 2 (54-9)
The Travelers plated three runs in the seventh to break a 2-2 deadlock. Bryan Nichols, Matt Brown and Tyler Hill had hits in the key flurry. Brad Burns scattered five hits over five innings but Brett Davis notched the victory with two scoreless frames of relief. Brown had a pair of hits and one RBI while Rebel Ridling added two hits, including his team-leading 13th home run, and drove in two.
Travelers 11, Dallas Cyclones 0 (53-9)
Matt Brown and Kade Setzer combined on a three-hit shutout. The Travelers smashed 15 hits against the Cyclone ace to end the game early on the run rule. Jordy Mercer, Tyler Hill and Lance Scales had two hits apiece. Kole Kennedy and Luke Yost blasted solo home runs, Bryan Nichols had a three-run triple and Rebel Ridling added a double and RBI.
Travelers 10, Austin Baseball Club 1 (52-9)
The Travelers opened the World Series in convincing fashion as Tyler Hill fired five strong innings, scattering four hits to post the pitching victory. J.J. Leaper added a scoreless sixth in his Traveler debut and also added a game-ending two-run home run in his first at-bat. The offense burst to a 3-0 first inning lead, sparked by a two-run double from Brett Davis. Rebel Ridling tripled to ignite a two-run third while Hill and Jorey Price chipped in RBI singles in the fourth. Lance Scales doubled and scored on a Matt Brown single in the fifth. Jordy Mercer, Hill and Price had two hits.
Kansas City Sluggers 12, Travelers 9 (51-9)
A late comeback fell short in the slugfest. Rebel Ridling topped the offense with a double and home run as well as three RBIs. Price drove in four while Zach Berg chipped in a run-scoring double.
Travelers 7, Midwest Nationals 5 (51-8)
The Travelers avenged last year's season-ending loss to the Nationals with a come-from-behind win. Trailing 5-4 in the sixth, the Travelers knotted the score with a Keith McInnerney walk, Lance Scales one-out single and Matt Brown's RBI hit. A Tyler Hill sacrifice fly took the lead for good and Rebel Ridling added to it with a run-scoring single, one of his two hits and three RBIs. Jordy Mercer finished with three hits, including a double. Hill worked six solid innings, scattering 12 hits to pick up the pitching win. Brett Davis fired a scoreless seventh for the save.
Travelers 10, Oklahoma Select Maroon 6 (50-8)
The Travelers explode for eight runs in the final three innings to rally from a 3-2 deficit. Tyler Hill led the 11-hit onslaught with three hits, including a home run and two RBIs. Jorey Price chipped in a double, home run and two RBIs of his own. Matt Brown smacked a two-run homer and Jordy Mercer chipped in a two-run double. Kole Kennedy posted the pitching win with one and one-third scoreless innings of relief.
Route 66 Classic Championship (Elk City, OK)
Oklahoma Outlaws 8, Travelers 5 (49-8)
The Travelers broke a 2-2 tie with a Jorey Price two-run double in the sixth but watched that lead slip away in the final frame. The Outlaws plated six runs on three hits and three Traveler errors and the weary hosts could only manage one in the bottom of the stanza. Matt Brown was the tough-luck losing pitching, allowing just two earned runs in six and two-third innings. Price also added a solo home run in the contest and finished with three RBIs. Rebel Ridling chipped in his team-leading 11th homer of the season.
Travelers 6, Shattuck 2 (49-7)
It took nine hard-fought innings but the Travelers prevailed in semifinal action. Brett Davis recorded the mound win with six strong innings of shutout relief, allowing just two hits while fanning eight. The Travelers got an early RBI single from Keith McInnerney and run-scoring hit by Tyler Hill in the fifth to forge extra innings. Run-scoring singles from Bryan Nichols, Matt Brown and Jordy Mercer as well as a double by Lance Scales provided the decisive runs in the ninth.
Travelers 6, Denver Burt Chevrolet 3 (48-7)
Keith McInnerney came off the bench to spark the Traveler offense with a leadoff single in a two-run fifth and added a massive two-run home run one frame later. Rebel Ridling chipped in a two-run homer as well. Kade Setzer worked six and one-third solid innings on the mound, yielding five hits to notch the pitching win. Kole Kennedy recorded the final two outs for his second save.
Travelers 8, Kansas City Barnstormers 0 (47-7)
Tyler Hill twirled another pitching gem with a three-hit shutout, striking out four along the way. The Travelers got off to a fast start with a pair of second inning doubles by Jorey Price and Bryan Nichols before exploding for seven runs in the third. Jordy Mercer provided the big blow with a two-run double while Hill and Price added RBI singles. Price finished with a game-high three hits and drove in two.
Travelers 9, Cherry Creek 1 (46-7)
A six-run third inning helped the Travelers break open a tight game while cruising to the impressive run-rule win. Kole Kennedy went the distance on the mound, scattering five hits while allowing just one unearned run to the Colorado powerhouse. Rebel Ridling finished four for four at the plate and drove in three runs topping the offensive onslaught. Matt Brown and Keith McInnerney chipped in a pair of hits each.
Travelers 6, OKC Reynolds 1 (45-7)
Jordy Mercer fired a complete-game four-hitter while striking out eight and walking only one batter. The Travelers scored two runs in each of the first three innings to take control. Rebel Ridling had two doubles and two RBIs to spark the attack. Brett Davis, Matt Brown and Keith McInnerney added two hits apiece.
Travelers 7, Topeka Stars 5 (44-7)
Brett Davis tossed three shutout innings of relief, striking out four, to pick up the pitching win. The Travelers rallied from a 4-3 deficit, tying the game when Rebel Ridling doubled and scored in the fourth. They took the lead one inning later as Jordy Mercer doubled and Tyler Hill added a two-run single. Davis led the offense with three hits, including a home run, and drove in three runs. Mercer added a two-run homer and finished with two hits.
Travelers 5, Burkburnett Pirates 1 (43-7)
Donald Williams and Kole Kennedy combined on a four-hitter. Williams worked five innings to get the pitching win and Kennedy posted his first save in relief. It was a scoreless game until Jordy Mercer doubled and scored in the fourth. Luke Yost added a solo home run in the fifth and the Travelers capped it with three runs in the sixth. Mercer finished with a pair of double and two runs scored. Jared Broadbent added a double and RBI.
Travelers 9, Burkburnett Pirates 1 (42-7)
Brett Davis yielded no runs and two hits while striking out four over four innings to record the pitching win. Kade Setzer added two frames of one-hit relief. Jordy Mercer and Bryan Nichols each totaled three hits to pace the offensive attack. Mercer had a double and drove in a pair while Nichols contributed one RBI. Jorey Price and Keith McInnerney had two hits. Tyler Hill had a triple and drove in two.
Travelers 8, Burkburnett Pirates 1 (41-7)
Tyler Hill tossed a complete game three-hitter, striking out 10 and walking just one batter. Jordy Mercer's grand slam helped break things open early. He finished with two hits and four RBIs. Keith McInnerny, Lance Scales, Brett Davis and Sammy Taylor had two hits each.
Travelers 8, Burkburnett Pirates 0 (40-7)
Jordy Mercer fired a complete game shutout, scattering five hits while striking out five. The Traveler offense put it away with four runs on five hits in the fourth to end it early on the run rule. Rebel Ridling was three for three with his team-leading ninth home run as well as four RBIs. Bryan Nichols chipped in a homer and drove in two. Jorey Price had a double and one RBI.
Edmond Stars 8, Travelers 0 (39-7)
Six errors helped kill the Traveler chances as they couldn't get anything going offensively. Five of the miscues came during a seven-run third by the Stars. Brad Burns suffered the loss, yielding three earned runs on six hits. Sammy Taylor finished with two and a third scoreless innings of relief.
Travelers 15, Edmond Stars 4 (39-6)
The Traveler offense erupts for 13 hits in the run-rule victory. Matt Brown notched the pitching win by scattering five hits over five innings. Jordy Mercer led the hitting parade going three for three with a double, five RBIs and three runs scored. Brown added three hits while Tyler Hill and Keith McInnerney chipped in two each.
Travelers 9, Arlington Colt 45s 8 (38-6)
After a disastrous first two innings, the Travelers rallied, tying the score at 7-all on Rebel Ridling's pinch hit grand slam. Keith McInnerny tripled and scored on a Tyler Hill single to once again knot the score at 8-8, before Hill's run-scoring walk off single in the final frame won the game. Brett Davis fired one inning of scoreless relief to notch the pitching win.
Travelers 12, Arlington Colt 45s 2 (37-6)
The Travelers explode for five runs in the first and add seven more in the third to coast to the win. Jared Castor scattered five hits over four innings to record the mound win. Brett Davis sparked the offensive charge with three hits, including a double, and four RBIs. Rebel Ridling and Jordy Mercer checked in with two hits and two RBIs apiece.
Travelers 9, Arlington Colt 45s 1 (36-6)
Jordy Mercer fired a two-hitter, striking out five in just five innings of work. The Travelers erased an early 1-0 deficit, ending the game on the run rule with five runs in the fifth. Jared Broadbent finished with three hits and one RBI to pace the offensive attack. Jorey Price contribted two hits, including a home run and two RBIs. Lance Scales also tallied a pair of hits.
Travelers 14, Arlington Colt 45s 5 (35-6)
The Travelers plated five runs in the third inning to break a 4-4 deadlock and never looked back. Sammy Taylor went the distance to pick up the victory. Rebel Ridling, Brett Davis, Luke Yost, Bo Merrell and Bryan Nichols each posted two hits. Ridling, Merrell and Tyler Hill all drove in two runs.
Old South Plains Championship (Midwest City, OK)
Travelers 8, Midwest City Outlaws 6 (34-6)
A dramatic seventh inning rally lifted the Travelers to the tournament championship behind heroics from tournament Co-MVPs Matt Brown and Kole Kennedy. Down 6-4, the Travelers took the lead on Kennedy's two-run homer. Despite a nagging leg injury, Brown notched three hits and added a dramatic catch in the outfield and sensational throw to double off a runner, squelching a Midwest City comeback attempt in the bottom of the seventh. Brett Davis was the winning pitcher with two frames of scoreless relief. Davis and Tyler Hill posted three hits apiece as Hill drove in one. Reece Creswell chipped in two hits, including a home run while Kennedy and Jordy Mercer also ended with two hits apiece.
Travelers 7, Burkburnett Blacksox 5 (33-6)
The Travelers total 11 hits to notch the semifinal victory as Matt Brown posted another pitching victory with two innings of solid relief. Brett Davis also recorded the save by striking out the tying run in the bottom of the seventh. Reece Creswell totaled three hits, including a double and drove in two runs. Keith McInnerney added two hits, with a double and two RBIs. Rebel Ridling and Jordy Mercer chipped in a pair of hits apiece.
Travelers 8, Topeka Stars 3 (32-6)
A six-run fifth inning rallies the Travelers from a 3-2 deficit to reach the South Plains Classic semifinals. Matt Brown fired three innings of one-hit relief, striking out six to post the mound victory. Brett Davis led the offense with a pair of hits and two RBIs. Reece Creswell added a single and drove in two while Jordy Mercer cracked a solo home run, his sixth of the season.
Lawton 6, Travelers 5 (31-6)
The Travelers are limited to just four hits in the nine-inning marathon. Three straight singles by Rebel Ridling, Jordy Mercer and Reece Creswell in the fourth helped account for four runs but the Travelers saw the lead slip away. Brett Davis walked and eventually scored on a two-out balk in the top of the ninth but Lawton posted two runs off Brad Burns in the bottom of the ninth with two out to end it.
Travelers 4, Brassfield 0 (31-5)
Jerad Castor, Brad Burns and Brett Davis combined on the shutout, yielding just four hits over seven innings while striking out 10. Jordy Mercer led off with a single in the fourth and later scored to break a deadlock. Jorey Price added two more runs with a double an inning later.
Travelers 18, Byng 3 (30-5)
The Travelers pound out 17 hits in the run-rule victory, led by home runs from Keith McInnerney, Brett Davis, Reece Creswell and Rebel Ridling. Ridling finished with three hits, including a double and homer while McInnerney chipped in two hits as well as five RBIs. Jorey Price and Brett Davis drove in three runs apiece. Kade Setzer picked up the pitching win in three innings of work, combining with Donald Williams to scatter five hits.
Travelers 16, Rocky Mountain Diamondbacks 2 (29-5)
The Travelers finished off the three-game sweep, breaking open a tight game with a 12-run fifth inning. Jared Castor notched the pitching win, allowing just one hit over the first three innings. Sammy Taylor and Kole Kennedy each added two innings of relief work. Jorey Price led the offense with three singles, two RBIs and three runs scored. Luke Yost chipped in two hits and drove in five runs. Zach Berg added his first home run of the season, a grand slam in the fifth and also finished with five RBIs.
Travelers 7, Rocky Mountain Diamondbacks 6 (28-5)
An 11-inning, four-hour marathon finally went the way of the Travelers when Rebel Ridling scored on a Bo Merrell single with one out in the 11th. Brett Davis fired the final six and two-third innings of shutout relief to pick up the mound victory. The southpaw yielded just one hit while fanning nine batters. Ridling was the offensive spark for the Travelers with his team-leading sixth homer of the season to ignite a four-run second inning and then a crucial two-out, two-run single in the sixth to knot the game at 6-all. The Sentinel product finished with four hits and drove in four runs.
Travelers 8, Rocky Mountain Diamondbacks 0 (27-5)
Brad Burns tossed a no-hit masterpiece, needing just 56 pitches to turn back the Diamondbacks. The hard-throwing righthander struck out seven and walked just two. The Traveler offense scored four runs in the first and four more in the second. Jordy Mercer led the assault with three hits, including a pair of doubles, and three RBIs.
Travelers 9, Lawton 2 (26-5)
Reece Creswell smashed a pair of triples to ignite a 12-hit Traveler attack. Keith McInnerney also had two hits and drove in two, Brett Davis chipped in two hits as well and Rebel Ridling belted a homer and drove in three runs. Donald Williams notched the pitching victory with six solid innings, scattering six hits.
Travelers 9, Lawton 1 (25-5)
Traveler offense explodes for 11 hits in four innings for run-rule triumph. Jared Broadbent went three for three with an RBI to lead the way. Rebel Ridling chipped in his fourth homer of the season. Kole Kennedy added two hits and three RBIs. Luke Yost had a hit and drove in two. Jordy Mercer worked four strong innings on the mound to get the win with Sammy Taylor tossing a scoreless final frame.
Burkburnett Blacksox 4, Travelers 0 (24-5)
Another pitcher's duel as Kole Kennedy suffers the tough-luck loss, giving up a couple of runs late to break it open. Rebel Ridling has the lone hit of the contest with a single.
Burkburnett Blacksox 3, Travelers 1 (24-4)
Three early runs stand up for the Blacksox as Kade Setzer throws a complete game, yielding just five hits while suffering the mound loss. Zach Berg doubled and scored on a Bo Merrell single for the lone Traveler run of the contest in the fifth.
Travelers 6, Pueblo Eagles 3 (24-3)
Southpaw Jared Castor twirled a complete game four-hitter in his first start of the season. Castor allowed just one earned run and struck out seven while going the distance. Jorey Price finished three for three with a double and RBI to spark the offense. Reece Creswell totaled a pair of hits with a double and his third home run of the tournament while Kole Kennedy added two hits, including a homer of his own. Jared Broadbent tossed in two hits and one batted in and Zach Berg notched a pair of hits and drove in two runs.
Travelers 7, Pueblo Elks 4 (23-3)
This one went nine innings before Rebel Ridling put the finishing touches on the Traveler victory with a monster three-run homer. Ridling led the offensive attack with three hits, including the home run and a double. Zach Berg chipped in two hits, including a double, and drove in a run. Jordy Mercer tossed six and one-third solid innings, yielding just two earned runs and three hits while striking out six, but failed to get a decision. Brett Davis notched the mound win with two and two-third frames of one hit relief.
Las Vegas 1, Travelers 0 (22-3)
Brad Burns fired another four-hit masterpiece but the Travelers couldn't push across any runs against the Nevada ace. The Lookeba-Sickles righthander yielded just four hits and struck out six. Reece Creswell had a double while Keith McInnerney, Bryan Nichols and Jordy Mercer chipped in singles.
Travelers 10, Burkburnett Blacksox 3 (22-2)
The Travelers bounced back, riding a strong pitching effort from Kole Kennedy. The Calumet southpaw scattered six hits and struck out three while needing just 79 pitches in the complete game victory. It was a 4-3 Traveler lead until five runs in the sixth, sparked by run-scoring doubles from Brett Davis, Rebel Ridling and Jordy Mercer, broke it open. Reece Creswell had a monster game at the plate, smacking another mammoth home run while adding a double and single. He drove in three.
Hays, Kansas 13, Travelers 10 (21-2)
A season-ending injury to standout Chance Gerloff and bad breaks throughout cost the Travelers. Offensively, the Travelers got three hits and four RBIs from Rebel Ridling. Reece Creswell, Jorey Price and Luke Yost chipped in two hits apiece.
Travelers 4, Boulder 3 (21-1)
Kade Setzer scattered seven hits and struck out nine over six innings to post the pitching victory. Brett Davis fired a scoreless seventh for his third save. The Travelers trailed 3-1 in the sixth before Reece Creswell blasted a three-run homer to take the lead. Creswell had two hits and drove in all four runs to pace the offense. Davis added a pair of hits.
Traveler Shootout Championship (Elk City, OK)
Travelers 13, Lawton 0 (20-1)
The Travelers notched their second run-rule win over the Colonels in three days to up their winning streak to nine. Brad Burns and Brett Davis combined on a two-hit shutout as Burns tossed the first three stanzas and Davis finished up with two solid relief frames. The Traveler offense exploded for 13 hits once again, sparked by tournament MVP Tyler Hill, who posted his eighth triple of the season in the victory and was two for two. Jordy Mercer blasted his team-leading fifth home run of the year and finished with two hits while Keith McInnerney also added two hits.
Travelers 18, Kansas Badgers 0 (19-1)
The Kansas all-star squad had no answer for Tyler Hill, who twirled a complete game three-hit shutout. The Traveler offense did its part as well in the run-rule triumph, pounding out 18 hits, scoring in every inning. Chance Gerloff finished three for thre with a pair of doubles, four RBIs and three runs scored. Tyler Hill contributed three hits and drove in three. Jared Broadbent also added a triple and three batted in.
Travelers 11, Kansas Badgers 0 (18-1)
Matt Brown fired a complete game one-hitter and struck out 12 as the Travelers finished with a perfect 5-0 record in Traveler Shootout pool play. Kole Kennedy sparked the offensive attack with a triple and inside-the-park home run. Tyler Hill has two hits with a double and two RBIs while Matt Brown also added two hits, including a triple.
Travelers 5, Shattuck 2 (17-1)
Donald Williams tossed five and one-third solid innings to notch the pitching victory. Jordy Mercer then posted his first save in a strong relief effort. Brett Davis had two hits, including a double and three RBIs to lead the attack at the plate. Zach Berg contributed a pair of hits, including a double.
Travelers 19, Lawton 2 (16-1)
The Traveler offense exploded for eight runs in the first, one in the second and 10 in the third while pounding out 18 hits. Kole Kennedy, Lance Scales and Sammy Taylor combined on a five-hitter for the pitching win. Jorey Price had three hits, including a triple and drove in four. Lance Scales had three hits, including a double and drove in two. Rebel Ridling added three hits and one RBI, Tyler Hill and Jordy Mercer had two hits apiece and drove in two each.
Travelers 9, Norman 1 (15-1)
Kade Setzer yielded just one unearned run on six hits and struck out four in the mound victory of the run-rule triumph. Jorey Price contributed a pair of hits including a double and a triple while Keith McInnerney and Brett Davis chipped in two hits each. Tyler Hill belted his team-leading seventh triple of the year.
Travelers 6, Topeka Stars 1 (14-1)
Chance Gerloff scattered five hits and struck out five in five scoreless innings to pick up the victory. The Traveler offense erupts for eight hits led by Tyler Hill, who had a double, triple, two RBIs and two runs scored. Rebel Ridling contributed two hits.
Travelers 3, Burkburnett Blacksox 0 (13-1)
Fresh off his draft selection by the Mets, Brad Burns combined with Brett Davis for a two-hit shutout. Burns allowed one hit and struck out seven in five innings to pick up the win while Davis notched his second save of the year. Jorey Price blasted a solo home run to lead off the fourth, breaking a scoreless deadlock. He finished with two of the team's four hits and drove in a pair. Tyler Hill checked in with a double.
Travelers 5, Burkburnett Blacksox 1 (12-1)
Tyler Hill fired a one-hit complete game gem to get the Travelers back in the win column. The southpaw struck out 11 and walked two, yielding just one unearned run. Brett Davis goes two for three with a double and RBI and Matt Brown is two for three with a run batted in to pace the offense.
Lawton 11, Travelers 5 (11-1)
Travelers commit four costly errors in the field and a handful of base running miscues in dropping their first decision of the year. Sammy Taylor took the loss despite allowing just three earned runs in four innings.
Travelers 9, Lawton 0 (11-0)
Kole Kennedy fires a two-hit complete game, needing just 64 pitches to get the seven-inning victory. The Travelers pound out 16 hits, led by three each from Matt Brown and Brett Davis. Tyler Hill and Bryan Nichols each blasted three-run home runs as well.
Travelers 18, Byng 0 (10-0)
The Travelers offense blasted 17 hits in just three innings as head coach Mark Ward tallied his 200th victory at the helm. Donald Williams notched the win with a perfect game over three stanzas. Kole Kennedy was three for three with a home run, three RBIs and three runs scored to pace the offense. Rebel Ridling contributed two hits, including a home run. Jorey Price finished with two hits and drove in four, Jordy Mercer had a pair of hits and drove in three, Chance Gerloff added two hits and a RBI while Tyler Hill checked in with a triple and three RBIs.
Travelers 10, Byng 2 (9-0)
Matt Brown smashed two home runs and drove in six to spark the Traveler offense. Brown's second inning grand slam broke a 1-1 deadlock. Brett Davis and Rebel Ridling chipped in a pair of hits apiece and Jordy Mercer added a homer. Kade Setzer yielded two runs on five hits while striking out seven over four innings.
Travelers 11, Byng 2 (8-0)
The Traveler offense explodes for nine runs in the first, including a pair of two-run doubles by Rebel Ridling. Matt Brown and Chance Gerloff also had two hits each in the opening frame. Jared Broadbent chipped in two hits and two RBIs.
Travelers 6, Byng 0 (7-0)
Brad Burns fired a two-hitter along with 10 strikeouts in six innings. Traveler offense breaks things open with three runs in the second off four consecutive hits, sparked by a triple from Tyler Hill, double by Jorey Price and run-scoring singles from Brett Davis and Jordy Mercer. Price led the way with a 3-hit effort. Hill chipped in a triple, home run and two RBIs.
Memorial Day Tournament Championship (Midwest City, OK)
Travelers 9, Moore 1 (6-0)
Chance Gerloff scattered five hits and allowed just one unearned run. Matt Brown finished with three hits, including a pair of doubles and drove in four. Rebel Ridling added two hits and a RBI. Gerloff also contributed a pair of hits, including a triple and RBI.
Travelers 11, Edmond Stars 7 (5-0)
Travelers break a 7-7 deadlock with four runs in the seventh. Brett Davis fires five strong innings in relief to post the victory. Rebel Ridling had four hits and Jorey Price blasted a home run. Tyler Hill had three hits, including a triple. Jordy Mercer added a double and home run, Price also had two hits while Chance Gerloff contributed a pair of doubles.
Travelers 15, MWC Bandits 6 (4-0)
Kade Setzer tosses three scoreless innings for the pitching win. Matt Brown finishes with three hits, including a homer, triple and double. Jorey Price had three hits.
Travelers 18, Byng AAA 1 (3-0)
Jordy Mercer, Michael Hermer and Luke Yost combine for pitching win. Bryan Nichols, Jared Broadbent and Keith McInnerney all had three hits. Nichols and Luke Yost homered.
Travelers 4, OKC Reynolds 3 (2-0)
Rebel Ridling's RBI double in the fifth is the game-winner. Winning pitcher is Brad Burns with 4 innings on the mound. Brett Davis notched the save. Lance Scales had two hits.
Travelers 12, Enid 6 (1-0)
A 9-run sixth did the most of the damage as Rebel Ridling doubled and homered in the frame. Brett Davis and Jordy Mercer homered also. Tyler Hill scatters four hits and two earned runs over five innings to get the win.
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