Buchbinder Legionaere Regensburg – Heidenheim Heidekoepfe 13-0 (7), 4-3
The Buchbinder Legionaere Regensburg extended their lead in the standings of the southern division in the German Baseball-Bundesliga with a sweep against the Heidenheim Heidekoepfe. In game one Regensburg’s Mike Bolsenbroek struck out eight in six innings to lead his team to a 13-0 shutout. The Buchbinder Legionaere scored in each of the first six innings for an easy victory. Petr Cech collected three hits and five RBI. Peter Dankerl started and took the loss for Heidenheim in place of Aljosha Schattmann, who missed the game due to exams. In the second match the home team scored four runs in the first three innings for an early 4-2 lead en route to a 4-3 win. Boris Bokaj relieved Justin Kuehn in the first inning and got the win. Dusty Bergman took the loss.
Haar Disciples – Bad Homburg Hornets 9-4, 6-3
The Haar Disciples beat the Bad Homburg Hornets twice on Saturday to improve to 7-5 and moving into sole possession of fourth place in the standings. In the first game Gregor Klinc answered a three-run homerun by Brad Olt with a two-run homerun to put Haar up 5-4 en route to a 9-4 win. Klinc also pitched seven innings for the win. In the second match the Disciples completed the sweep with a 6-3 win. Paco Garcia won the pitcher’s duel against Peter Wiggins. At the end of the game Nils Hartkopf celebrated his comeback on the mound, as he couldn’t pitch in the last couple of weeks due to an injury.
Mannheim Tornados – Gauting Indians 9-12, 8-6
The Gauting Indians continued on Sunday to show signs of improvement, picking up a split on their road trip to the Mannheim Tornados. In game one the Indians celebrated a 12-9 victory, leading by as much as ten runs in the process. Travis Latz went 3-for-5 with a homerun, three runs and three RBI. Brian Rojas and Jonas Lord also scored twice. Matti Emery drove in three. Lukas Egetmeyer went deep for Mannheim. He also scored three times and had three RBI. In the second game the Tornados rally was successful, as they used four runs each in the seventh and the eighth to turn a 0-6 deficit into an 8-6 win. Ian O’Connor hit a grand slam. Sascha Lutz highlighted the second rally with a RBI double and a steal of home. Yashi Vidal went 3-for-4 with three RBI for Gauting, missing the cycle by a homerun.
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