Express Program August 12 2018 - Page 5

Tonight’s Game LAST NIGHT’S RECAP: EAU CLAIRE 8 - ST CLOUD 2 The Eau Claire Express rolled past the St. Cloud Rox on Saturday evening. After taking an early lead, the Express never looked back as they won 8-2. Jumping on the board right away, the Express scored three runs in the bottom of the 1st inning. Spencer Myers and Adam LaRock walked. Andrew Pratt reached on an error by the Rox second baseman. Myers score and LaRock moved to third on the play. Nick Brueser had a big two RBI double to plate LaRock and Pratt. Rece Dietrich had a beautiful start for the Express. The sophomore tossed seven innings, giving up only two runs on seven hits. He struck out five. Zach Grech entered for two innings out of the bullpen. He allowed one hit and recorded one strikeout. TONIGHT’S STARTER: AUSTIN GEORGE (0-3) This will be George’s second start of the season. His first was on July 31st against the Thunder Bay Border Cats. He received a no decision after throwing 5 scoreless innings and giving up only three hits. George struck out eight Border Cats. 5 Eau Claire Express