Area Code Baseball got under way yesterday at Blair Field in Long Beach State. In the morning all the players were put through a Player Evaluation / SPARQ Testing that was wrap up by 3:00.
Rangers 5- White Sox 4
They First game started at 4pm pitting the Texas Rangers Area Code team against the Chicago White Sox Area Code Team. The Rangers defeated the White Sox 5-4 behind some clutch hitting and Josh Turley came into to pitched the final two innings and close the door on the White Sox. Full Story
For more background info on the boys that are on the Roster for the Rangers Please see the article on the Top Prep Players in the State of Texas.
Reds 1 Nationals 0
In the 2nd game of the day, it was the Cincinnati Reds Area Code Team Vs. the Washington Nationals Area Code Team.
This was a Pitchers duel from the onset of the game as both teams pitching staff battled through 6 1/2 innings and the game was all knotted up at 0. Then in the bottom of the 7th inning Bryce Harper line a shot off the wall for a stand up triple and scored the only run of the game on a ground out. Seven Cincinnati Reds pitchers combined for a no-hitter. FULL STORY
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