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CRUISING along since February of this year, the Pacsports Giants suffered their first loss of the Guam Masters Baseball League (GMBL) season. In the first game at 10 a.m. of the Saturday five-game schedule of the GMBL at Paseo Stadium, CTD Adahi wasted no time on offense scoring four runs in the top of the first and three more in the top of the second to take a commanding 7-2 lead after two innings. CTD Adahi never looked back leading the rest of the game to post the 11-8 win.


At 12:30 p.m. the ACI Masters took on the Docomo Mangachongs. ACI held a 7-2 lead after four innings, but Docomo stormed back to tie the game 7-7 in the top of the fifth. ACI scored two in the bottom of the fifth to secure the 9-7 win. The MTM Falcons edged out the Yigo Hunters at the 3 p.m. contest. Trailing MTM 12-6 after six complete, the Hunters scored six in the top of the seventh to tie the game 12-12. The Falcons came back with the winning run in the bottom of the seventh to come away with the 13-12 victory.

In the 5:30 p.m. game, the Asan Rai took charge in the first scoring four runs in the top of the first against the Kosrae Masters. Asan touched up Kosrae starter Aliksa Robert for nine runs in four inninigs. Asan held the lead throughout the six-inning contest to get the 11-7 win. Asan’s Vince Quitugua went 3-for-3, a double, an RBI, and a run scored. James Quintinilla went 2-for-3, a double, and a run scored for Kosrae.

In the nightcap at 8 p.m., the Santa Rita Braves survived a scare to edge out the Yona Masters, 11-10. Santa Rita got two runs in the top of the first and four in the top of the third against Yona starter Ed Fejeran to take the 6-0 lead. In the bottom of the third, Yona tapped Brave starter Melan Borja for six runs to tie the game 6-6. Braves reliever Pete Carbullido took over in the bottom of the fourth, allowing three Yona runs in the bottom of the sixth. Braves outfielder Ton Munoz ended the Yona rally throwing out Yona runner Rick Tedtaotao at the plate to end the game in the bottom of the sixth.

View Guam Masters Baseball League game summaries as of April 15.

 

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