Baseball Nabs First Conference Victory of the Season

Baseball Nabs First Conference Victory of the Season

Bakersfield, CA – The Renegade Baseball team hosted LA Mission at Gerry Collis Field Saturday afternoon and grabbed their first conference victory of 2020 with a win over the Eagles, 5-3.

Jose Ruiz had an RBI single in the second inning to score Richard Garcia. That was followed up by a Will Reynolds RBI single to bring Miguel Castillo around. LA Mission brought across a run in the top of the 4th but the Renegades responded with another run in the bottom of the 4th off an RBI single by Brett Johnson. Both teams put two more runs each on the board before the end of the game, but BC held strong and hung on for the win.

The Renegade bats came alive for the first time in a few games, with 10 total hits. Garcia led the team going 3 for 4 from the plate and both Landn Kauk and Jose Ruiz went 2 for 4.

Benji Caggienelli (1-4) got the start on the mound and his first win for BC, collecting double-digit strikeouts (10) along with 1 walk and 9 hits allowed. Roman Rubio pitched the final two innings collected three strikeouts, one on the final out of the game.

Click here to watch the replay of the game.

They now improve to 5-14 overall and 1-2 in conference.

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