Formerly known as the Houston Sox, owner and head instructor Charlie Hayes of Big League Baseball Acdemy converted his teams to Team DeMarini starting this past spring. This marks the first major event for our young class of 2016.
Team DeMarini Texas played 7 games in the event finishing with a record of 3-2-2 in what turned out to be a nice outing for this young new group. Below is a breakdown of each game posted on www.perfectgame.org
June 21, 2013 - Game 1 vs.
Evenly Matched Teams End Game in Tie
6/21/2013 3:03:54 PM
Chris Fehribach (2016, Alexander, GA) pitched 17 outs for D-Ville Cougars in a 2-2 tie against Team DeMarini - Texas. Fehribach struck out three and allowed five hits. Aeneas Williams (2015, Alexander, GA) went 2-for-3 overall and tripled once.
Tony Esparza III (2016, Klein, TX) pitched six for DeMarini with eight Ks and touched 80 mph. Zane Pritchard (2016, Magnolia, TX) pitched the final inning and allowed only one hit. Pritchard also went 1-for-2 at bat and had one stolen base and one RBI. Jake Rice (2016, Montgomery, TX) and Matthew Rohmer (2016, Magnolia West, TX) each hit a double.
Chain Reds score two in the 9th to tie
6/23/2013 3:43:45 PM
Chain Reds trailed Team DeMarini the entire game, until Brooks Peacock doubled with one out in the bottom of the 7th to drive in two to tie the game at 2. The Reds could not push Peacock (2015, Northside HS, GA) across, however, resulting in a 2-2 final. Peacock had also singled earlier in the game. Teammate Brandon Looney (2015, Southland Academy, GA) tripled and stole a base. Jared Munoz (2016, Northside HS, GA) singled and walked, stealing two bases and scoring. Starter Reed Dillard (2016, Southland Academy, GA) threw a complete game allowing two runs (one earned) on five hits, striking out four. He needed only 82 pitches.
Team DeMarini's starter, William Summers (2016, Klein Oak HS, TX), threw six sterling innings, not allowing a run and striking out four. Thomas Allison (2016, Kingwood HS, TX) and Mitchell Landry (2016, Cypress Creek HS, TX) both tripled, Allison scoring a run and Landry driving in one.
Lids Indiana Bulls Black ride pitching to victory
6/22/2013 7:52:24 PM
Lids Indiana Bulls Black picked up an 8-0 victory over Team DeMarini Texas, largely on the strength of its pitching. Bulls starting pitcher Seth Tollison (2016, Danville, IN) tossed four scoreless innings and allowed just three hits before Jack Smith (2016, Bloomington, IN) relieved him and tossed two scoreless innings. Tollison ran his fastball up to 87 MPH, while Smith's fastball peaked at 85.
TJ Collett (2016, Terre Haute, IN) and Cody Razer (2016, Henryville, IN) had incredible games at the plate for the Bulls. Collett went 2-for-4 with a double and a home run
while Razer went 3-for-3 with a double and a triple. Collett's home run was a grand slam in the bottom of the sixth inning. The Bulls built their lead early, scoring two runs in the bottom of the first inning. After adding one run in the second and one run in the third, the Bulls were silenced until Collett's blast in the sixth.
Team All American picks up 5-0 victory
6/24/2013 3:16:47 AM
Team All American picked up a 5-0 victory over Team DeMarini Texas. All American scored one run in the second, two in the third, and two in the seventh to secure the lead and the win. Dominic Coconcelli (2016, Irwin, PA) and Zach Skatell (2016, Greensburg, PA) each doubled in the win for Team All American, and Billy Krull (2016, Coraopolis, PA) went 2-for-3 with an RBI. For DeMarini, Thomas Allison (2016, Kingwood, TX) reached base twice, going 1-for-2 with a single and a walk.
All American starter Matt Tarabek (2016, Irwin, PA) went seven strong innings on the mound. Tarabek threw a complete game shutout and allowed just four hits and two walks. He also struck out an impressive seven batters and touched 81 with his fastball.
Team DeMarini use 6th inning to get the Win
6/24/2013 10:14:18 AM
Team DeMarini-Texas took the 5-4 win over MBA Pride Elite. Matthew Rohmer (2016, Magnolia West,TX) hit a double and had two RBI's. He also scored one run. Thomas Allison (2016, Kingwood, TX) hit a double and scored one run. Derek Maciejeski (2016, Tomball, TX) had one hit and scored two runs.
Elijah Gill (2017, Trinity Christian Academy, FL) was 2-2 at bat with a double and one RBI. Alejandro Toral (2017, Archbishop Mccarthy, FL) had two hits with a home run, scoring one run, and three RBI's. Davis Daniel (2016, St James, AL) hit a triple and scored one run. Alec Sanchez (2018, The Bolles, FL) hit a double and scored one run.
Team DeMarini-Texas Saved by Four-Run 4th
6/25/2013 12:17:03 PM
Despite one run in three consecutive innings by Dirtbags Black, Team DeMarini-Texas was able to escape, 5-3.
Tony Esparaza III (2016, Klein, TX) pitched the first six with five Ks, two walks, and seven hits. Jonathon Tyler Mercer (2016, Montgomery, TX) closed with two strike outs, three walks, and zero hits. Mitchell Landry (2016, Cypress Creek, TX) and William Summers (2016, Klein Oak, TX) each made two double plays; Jake Rice (2016, Montgomery, TX) made one. Rice also went 1-for-3 with one double. Landry had one RBI. Zane Pritchard (2016, Magnolia, TX) went 2-for-2 with one double and three RBIs.
Jake Baize (2016, Needham Broughton, NC) and Carter Morgan (2016, Olympic, NC) split time on the hill for Dirtbags. Baize opened the first ten outs with one K, two walks, and nine hits. Morgan closed with one K, zero walks, and one hit. Tanner Edwards (2016, Elkin, NC) went 1-for-3 with one double and one RBI.
DeMarini TX wins in shootout
6/26/2013 1:01:29 PM
Team DeMarini-Texas used thirteen hits and four walks and Christopher Roberts held South Florida Storm White just enough to pull off a 12-8 victory. Derek Maciejeski (2016, Tomball HS, TX) led the way by going 2-4 with a double and four RBI. Matthew Rohmer (2016, Magnolia West HS, TX), Thomas Allison (2016, Kingwood HS, TX), Shane Denton (2016, Concordia Lutheran HS, TX), and Jonathan Tyler Mercer (2016, Montgomery HS, TX) each also joined Maciejeski in having a multi-hit game, all scoring at least one run, Rohmer and Mercer with one RBI. Mitchell Landry (2016, Cypress Creek HS, TX) drove in two. Roberts (2016, Bartlett HS, TX) held their lead by tossing 5.2 innings of relief, allowing four runs (three earned), striking out nine. He got up to 82 mph.
Michael Mugarvero (2016, Estero HS, FL) drove in four for South Florida. Joe Sostre (2016, Downey Christian HS, FL) walked three times and scored each time, stealing two bases. Christopher Cata (2015, Cooper City HS, FL) doubled and scored, knocking in two. Jason Figuera (2016, Cypress Creek HS, FL) and Stephen Richards (2017, Western HS, FL) each had two hits, Figuera scoring twice and Richards with a RBI.