Cubs on a roll


RENNER/MILROY, Minn. – The Cubs posted a pair of victories over the weekend, dropping the Renner Bullets 13-2 in eight innings in Sioux Empire League action Sunday after beating the Irish 6-3 on Friday night in Milroy.

Brookings is 9-1 overall.

The Cubs are 2-0 in SEL games, 4-1 versus Minnesota clubs and 4-0 against Eastern Dakota League teams.

Brookings is scheduled to return to action July 21, playing host to Baltic at 7:30 p.m. in Aurora.

Saturday

 Brookings 13, Renner Bullets 2 (8 inn.)

Jeff Fish (homer), Jared Tschetter (triple, double) and Sam McMacken (two doubles) each totaled two hits and three RBIs as the Cubs dominated the Bullets.

Youngster Tyler Kreutner went 3-for-5, as Brookings racked up 13 hits.

Fish’s three-run bomb in the second made it 5-0.

Jacolby Anderson gave up just one run – unearned – on one hit with five strikeouts and a walk in five innings.

Kyle Krogman tossed two scoreless innings after that, striking out three, walking three and giving up a hit. He had an RBI double in his lone at-bat and later scored.

BROOKINGS 13, RENNER BULLETS 2 (8 inn.)

Brookings 230 103 04    13 13  3

Renner     000 100 01      2    4  5

Jacolby Anderson, Kyle Krogman (6), Tyler Kreutner (8) and Austin Koenig; Derek Ohme, Brandon May (7), Casey Sonju (8) and Kris Regas. W – Anderson. L – Ohme. 2B: B, Krogman, Sam McMacken 2, Jared Tschetter. 3B: B, Tschetter. HR: B, Fish.

Friday

 Brookings 6, Milroy Irish 3

Joey Texley turned in another quality start on the mound and Sam McMacken and Jared Tschetter went yard as the Cubs logged the non-league victory over the Minnesota club.

The right-hander went eight innings, allowing three runs – two earned – on six hits with six punchouts and zero free passes.

Texley leads the team in wins – he’s 3-1 – and innings pitched – 20 – in four appearances. He has 22 Ks and six walks while sporting a 4.05 ERA. He allowed just one earned run in four innings of work in his lone loss.

Marcus Heemstra tossed a scoreless ninth, surrendering just one hit.

Austin Koenig’s groundout in the third plated Tyler Kreutner, who reached on an error to knot the score at 1.

McMacken hammer an 0-1 pitch to center in the fourth. The two-run bomb, which plated Jeff Fish, made it 3-1.

Jake Anderson had a two-run double in the seventh and Tschetter hit a solo homer in the eighth.

McMacken, Tschetter and Anderson each logged two of the Cubs’ 10 hits.

The Irish’s Derek Riley was 3-for-4 with a two-bagger.

BROOKINGS 6, MILROY IRISH 3

Brookings 001 200 210    6  10  2

Milroy       010 010 010    3    7  3

Joey Texley, Marcus Heemstra (9) and Austin Koenig; Kenhy Morris, Tyler Peterson (7) and Ben Heichel. W – Texley. L – Morris. Sv – Heemstra. 2B: B, Jake Anderson; M, Ben Heichel, Derek Riley. HR: B, Sam McMacken, Jared Tschetter.

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