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Posted on: August 13, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Trumbull Wins Game 1 & 2 of Babe Ruth World Series -- Next Game Saturday, 8/14/21

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Trumbull Wins Game 1 & 2 of Babe Ruth World Series

--(8/13/21 9:00 PM Update)--

Trumbull won today’s Babe Ruth World Series Game 2 -- 11to 2 against  Del Rio, Texas.

 Player of the Game: Dylan Lamy 

Next game is tomorrow, Saturday 8/14/21, at  1:00 PM EDT 

Congratulations Trumbull!

---(Original Post)---

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. 

Offensive Highlights:

  • 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.

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