PATTERSON BLAST LEADS BEACH BUMS TO VICTORY
TRAVERSE CITY, MI – The Beach Bums take game 2 of the three game
series vs the Lake Erie Crushers 3-2 on the back of a Steven Patterson three
run homer on Winning Wednesday at Wuerfel Park.
After a scoreless first
inning, Bryan DeLaRosa hit an RBI double in the second to give Lake Erie a 1-0
lead. Newcomer, Quintin Alexander led off the bottom of the third
inning with a walk then Jeff DeBlieux reached on a fielding
error. Steven Patterson drove them both in, as well as
himself, with a three-run home run that cleared the right field wall, his 12th of
the season, giving Traverse City a 3-1 lead. Lake Erie cut the lead in half in
the fifth on a Jordan Dean RBI single. Both teams threatened both could not add
to the offense.
Brian Bayliss earned his first Frontier League victory
with tonight’s six inning performance. He gave up two runs on five hits and
three walks while walking two. He improves to 1-4. Adam Quintana suffered the
loss for Lake Erie to fall to 3-4. He gave up all three runs, all unearned, on
three hits and three walks, fanning six in his six innings. Enrique
Oquendo walked one and struck out three in the ninth for his seventh
Tomorrow night, the
Beach Bums and Lake Erie Crushers get together for the rubber game of this
week’s three game series. John Havirdtakes the hill for the Bums
and Nick Deeg goes for Lake Erie. First pitch will be at 7:05pm and the voice
of the Beach Bums, Tom Willms, will go on the air with the
Budweiser Pre-Game Show at 6:45 on 101.9FM-The Bay.
Come out and enjoy $2
Short’s Locals Light and Vintage Premium drafts, while supplies last!
Northwoods Soda is also available for $2 for fans show would prefer a soft
drink. Enjoy a seat in the Biergarten while tasting local drinks from the
Short’s Mircrobrew Room, or check out the Sand Bar Wine & Bottle Shoppe,
located on the first base side of the stadium. Find something you like? Pick up
a pack of brews or a bottle of one of our excellent local wines to take home for
later. Gates open at 6pm for a 7:05pm first pitch.
Individual tickets are now available, 24/7 at www.tcbeachbums.com, or by calling the box office at (231) 943-0100, Monday through Friday from 10am to 6pm, and on Saturdays from 10am to 2pm, on non-game days, and from 10am until the seventh inning on game days.