GMBL: Kosrae Masters Surprise PacSports Giants; Kleene Guard Cardinals Crush Santa Rita Braves

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Guam – The Kosrae Masters got the upset win over the PacSports Giants 7-6 at the Paseo Stadium in Monday night action at the Guam Masters Baseball League (GMBL).

Kosrae scored four runs off of PacSports starter Pete Delgado in the top of the first with two RBI coming from Arthur Cornelius on a base hit to left. Kosrae added one in the top of the fifth, and two more in the sixth. PacSports scored two in the bottom of third, one in the fourth, two in the fifth, but came up short in the bottom of the sixth  when Kosrae reliever Aliksa Robert struck out the last two batters with two men in scoring position.  Kosrae’s Alik Skilling was 3-for-4, a double, RBI, and a run scored. Ben Reyes was 2-for-4, a double, and two RBI for PacSports. Robert got the win while Doug Bowling took the loss.

In the nightcap, the Kleene Guard Cardinals rolled over the Santa Rita Braves 18-2. The Cardinals added eight runs in the top of the fourth to take a commanding 13-2 lead after four innings and never looked back. The game was called after five innings due to the ten-run rule.  Kleene Guard’s Paul Chaco led the offense going 3-for-4, three doubles, five RBI, and a SAC fly. Isaac Cruz got the win while Alan Cruz took the loss.

The GMBL continues at Paseo stadium on Saturday May 12, 2012 with CTD Adahi and the MTM Falcons at 10:00 a.m., Chevy Silverado and the Yigo Hunters at 12:30 p.m., the Yona Redhawks face the Pohnpei Masters at 3:00 p.m., the Yona Masters meet up with the Tamuning Twins at 5:30 p.m., and at 8:00 p.m. it’s the Docomo Mangachongs up against the Asan Rai.

Game Summaries:  May 07, 2012

Game #
Team
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
R
H
E
90
Kosrae Masters
4
0
0
0
1
2
x
7
10
3
PacSports Giants
0
0
2
1
2
1
x
6
9
2
W.P.: Aliksa Robert, 1.0 IP, 1 Run, 2 Hits
L.P.: Doug Bowling, 1  1/3 IP, 3 Runs, 2 Hits
Kosrae Masters: Alik Skilling, 3-for-4, RBI, 2 Runs Scored. James Quintinilla, 2-for-4, 2B, RBI, Run Scored.
PacSports Giants: Ben Reyes, 2-for-4, 2B, 2 RBI, SAC Fly.
Game #
Team
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
R
H
E
91
Kleene Guard Cardinals
2
3
0
8
5
x
x
18
12
1
Santa Rita Braves
1
0
0
1
0
x
x
2
5
4
W.P.: Isaac Cruz, 4.0 IP, 2 Runs, 5 Hits
L.P.: Alan Cruz, 2.0 IP, 5 Runs, 5 Hits
Kleene Guard Cardinals:  Paul Chaco, 3-for-4, 3 2B’s, 5 RBI, SAC Fly. Bernardino Bustillo, 2-for-3, 2B, 3B, RBI, 3 Runs Scored.
Santa Rita Braves: Joe Tainatongo, 1-for-2, 2B, Run Scored.