Mudcats are 4-0 in three days thanks to doubleheader

By From page B4 | July 20, 2014

VACAVILLE — Offense was not a problem as the Solano Mudcats swept a doubleheader against the Sacramento Spikes in collegiate baseball at Will C. Wood, Saturday, winning 7-3 in the first game and 9-2 in the second.

Gordie Clary couldn’t stay away from the bases for the Mudcats (23-9), reaching four times. He scored two runs and had one RBI. He doubled in the fifth inning and singled in the eighth.

With the exception of a two-run home run in the top of the first, Jared Carr had a solid outing for the Mudcats, earning the win in six innings of work. Carr allowed three runs on six hits, walking three and striking out four.

A seven-run second inning propelled the Mudcats to it’s victory over the Spikes in the second game.

A two-run single by Chad Fortney got things started in the second, then a RBI single from Alvaro Rubacaba, Sammy Hedrick and Clary added three more runs. Walks drawn by Nick Perez and Drew Chitwood completed the seven-run second for the Mudcats.

Brenden Farney reached base three times for the Mudcats, scoring two runs, while plating one. Farney singled in the first and hit a home run in the third.

Although Connor McCoy gave up ten hits, he only allowed the two runs, getting the win for the Mudcats.

On Friday, the Mudcats scored eight runs in the first three innings, leading to a 14-1 rout of the San Leandro Ports. Thursday, the Mudcats defeated the Sacramento Heat, 9-5.

Daily Republic staff


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