Sunday wasn't a banner performance for Stewart Tyler, but Team Elite Chain still managed to pull out a 9-6 victory over the Royals Scout Team/Midland in six innings at Jet Blue Player Development Complex, Fld six.
Tyler gave up five in 2 2/3, but the bullpen surrendered one run and the offense banged out 13 to pick up the slack and secure the win for Team Elite Chain.
TJ Richardson went a perfect 3-3 at the dish for Team Elite Chain. He singled in the second, fourth, and fifth innings.
Ryan McCullers racked up two RBIs on one hit for the Royals Scout Team/Midland. He tripled in the first inning.
Michael Gettys got it done on the mound on the way to a win. He allowed one run over 3 1/3 innings. He struck out six, walked none and surrendered four hits.
The Royals Scout Team/Midland jumped out to an early 3-0 lead in the bottom of the first. The Royals Scout Team/Midland attack began with a double from Cole Proia. The Royals Scout Team/Midland added more runs when Proia scored on an RBI triple by McCullers and McCullers scored on an RBI double by Deviner McCray.
Team Elite Chain stayed on top until the final out after taking the lead in the fifth, scoring two runs on two singles.
Team Elite Chain piled on three more runs in the top of the sixth. Alec Cease kicked things off with a single, bringing home Logan Moseley. That was followed up by Trevor Wood's single, plating Cease.
After pushing across one run in the bottom of the sixth, the Royals Scout Team/Midland faced just a 9-6 deficit. A sacrifice fly by Spencer Steer sparked the Royals Scout Team/Midland's rally. Gettys ended the game by getting Proia to strike out.
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