Beavers Power Their Way Past Unicorns, 10-3
UTICA, Mich. – Christian Helsel went 3-for-5 with a home run and three RBIs, and Robb Paller finished 1-for-4 with a three-run home run to lead the Birmingham Bloomfield Beavers (9-10) over the Utica Unicorns (9-10), 10-3, Saturday night at Jimmy John’s Field.
Leading, 2-1, in the seventh, the Beavers were able to bat around the order and compile eight runs to separate themselves from the Unicorns.
Right-handed hurler Mark Seyler picked up his second win of the year after throwing five innings and striking out two batters.
Dan Ward went 3-for-4 with a double and a two-run home run, while Carter Grote finished 2-for-5 to lead the offensive charge for the Unicorns. RHP Chris Dula also set a USPBL record being the first pitcher in league history to throw triple-digits when he flamed in a 100 mph pitch in the eighth inning.
The Beavers scored 10 runs on nine hits, and the Unicorns scored their three runs on eight hits. Neither team committed an error.
Sunday, June 24
Diamond Hoppers vs Woolly Mammoths, 1:05 p.m. start (Gates open at Noon)
PROMOTIONS: Sunday Funday/ A Neverland Journey
Join us for a Sunday Fun Day in Neverland. Meet your favorite characters and fairy friends presented by Fairytale Entertainment.
**Characters will be at the main gates at Noon for meet and greets. They will be visiting fans around the ballpark from 1 – 3 p.m.