Beavers Rally Past Hoppers, 3-2
UTICA, Mich. – Elijah Celaya hit what would be the game winning home run in the top of the sixth inning, going 1-for-3 with two RBIs in game one of Saturday’s doubleheader as the Birmingham Bloomfield Beavers (2-4) rally back to beat the Eastside Diamond Hoppers (1-5), 3-2 at Jimmy John’s Field.
Reigning USPBL Player of the Week Roy Verdejo finished the game 1-for-3. LHP Charles Dunavan picked up his first win of the season and RHP Cole Stanton earned the save pitching in the sixth innings, striking out one.
Ricardo Velez pitched a strong 4.2 innings for the Hoppers, in his USPBL powered by UWM debut, only allowing four hits and striking out seven.