Trumbull Wins Game 1 of Babe Ruth World Series--Next Game Tonight, August 13, 2021
New England Champions (Trumbull) 4
Mid Atlantic Champions (Mifflin County, PA) 0
Trumbull opened up the Babe Ruth World Series with a win over Mid Atlantic champion Mifflin County down in Eagle Pass, Texas on Wednesday, August 11, 2021. Trumbull was led by great defense and a phenomenal pitching performance by Sean Francoeur. Francoeur threw a complete game gem in the opening round, tossing 7 innings and allowing 5 hits, zero walks, and a whopping 11 strikeouts. In just 80 pitches, Francoeur delivered 67 strikes. Francoeur also played down a perfect safety squeeze in the fourth inning to push the lead to 2-0. AJ Albaladejo followed that up by walking, which pushed across another run to extend the lead to 3-0. Trumbull tacked on a final run in the top of the 7th with a two out, two strike single by Jack Durland to increase the lead to 4-0.
- Jack Durland was 1-3 with a walk and RBI
- Matt Wood was 1-1 with 2 walks, stolen base, and run scored
- Ryan Warner was 1-3
- Nick Lobuono was 1-2 with a walk and run scored
- AJ Albaladejo walked twice and scored a run
- Sean Francoeur was named Ron Tellefsen Player Of The Game
The team’s next game is TONIGHT, August 13, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. (5:00 p.m. in Texas). We are so proud of the team and wish them well tonight! Thanks to team manager Mike Buswell for the game details.