Rams over Prospects 9-5 in 12-under baseball

Marc Rogers / Journal — Prospects brought in a lefty after 1.3 innings, who was then tagged for 5 runs by the Rams.

CLINTON — There was another beautiful evening this past week and another baseball game was put in the books. 

The (Douglas) Rams 12-under team faced the Central Illinois Prospects team from the Tuscola area.  The Prospects have always been a formidable foe as they were in this outing. 

The game began with the opposition plating a run in the top of the first inning.  The Rams came right back in the inning with two runs on two hits and a couple of Prospects errors. 

The second inning saw the Prospects tie the game for a short time with another run.  Then, the Rams went wild in the bottom of the second inning plating 6 runs on 3 hits, a walk and another opposition error. 

In the third inning, the Prospects added another run to close the gap in the score.  In the third inning, the Rams brought in a relief pitcher who was tagged for two more runs by the Prospects, bringing them within  3 runs of the Rams. 

In the sixth inning, the Rams added their final run, and the last score of the game, on a single, an error and a passed ball.  This gave the Rams the 9-5 win as the Prospects went down on three strikeouts in the 7th inning.

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