Cubs Win YAO Baseball League Championship

June 25, 2017

The YAO Baseball League continued this weekend with the Cubs winning the championship after defeating the Marlins 10-9.

Cubs win Championship Defeat Marlins 10-9

Cubs defeated Marlins 10-9 on Saturday thanks to a walk-off walk in the bottom of the eighth. The game was tied at nine with the Cubs batting in the bottom of the eighth when when Justice Hammer walked with the bases loaded.

Despite a strong pitching performance by Billy Montgomery, striking out 8 over 3 innings, the Marlins could not hold on to a 6 run lead. Colin McCue and Sam Resnik held the Marlins, combining for 11 strikeouts and walking only two. The Marlin relief pitchers struggled walking 15. An exciting final game, could have gone either way, with the Cubs outlasting the Marlins for the win.

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