Beavers Win Slugfest Over Unicorns, 10-8
May 31st, 2018
UTICA, Mich. – Hunter Wood went 3-for-5 and drove in two runs, while Robb Paller went 2-for-4, with a two-run home run to lead the Birmingham Bloomfield Beavers (4-5) to a 10-8 come-from-behind victory over the Utica Unicorns (3-6) on Thursday night at Jimmy John’s Field.
Spencer Ibarra led all offensive players, going 4-for-5, with four RBIs, a double and home run. Left fielder Carter Grote made a spectacular diving catch in the fourth inning to keep the Beavers off the scoreboard.
Jack Hranec added a long home run for the Beavers and finished 1-for-3. Skylar Mercado finished 2-for-4 with a run scored for the Beavers.
Picking up the win in relief was right-handed pitcher Brian Heldman, working 1.2 scoreless innings, striking out two. RHP Jonathan Escobar earned the save by throwing scoreless eight and ninth innings, striking out four.
FRIDAY, June 1
Beavers vs. Westside Woolly Mammoths (4-2), 7:05 pm first pitch (Gates open at 6pm)
- XFINITY Fireworks Spectacular, immediately following the game
- Meet the Woolly Mammoths before the game, get autographs, photos and talk to your favorite Mammoth players
- Oakland University Night at the ballpark
SATURDAY, June 2
Woolly Mammoths vs. Eastside Diamond Hoppers (5-3), 7:05 pm first pitch (Gates open at 6pm)
- WCSX Classic Rock Saturday with Bob Seger Tribute Band, Live Bullet Detroit
- WCSX personalities will be out at the ballpark
SUNDAY, June 3
Unicorns vs. Beavers, 1:05 pm first pitch (Gates open at Noon)
- Sunday Fun Day with your favorite Superheroes, presented by Fairytale Entertainment
- Calling all Superheroes to the ballpark! Meet and Greet from Noon-1 p.m., and then your favorite Superheroes will be roaming the ballpark until 3 p.m.