The Saguenay Travellers have scored points in each of their first three turns at bat en route to a 7-4 victory over the Beavers of Charlesbourg, Tuesday night at Richard Desmeules Stadium.
A push four points late in the third round has particularly helped the cause of men Martin Pouliot, who recorded their third win in eight outings, a second in a week against Charlesbourg.
The starting Voyageurs, Yan-Éric Tremblay, had a good evening’s work. Apart from the first round where he filled the trails before escape without damage, the right-hander has been effective. In three innings, he allowed one hit, in addition to removing five batters. He allowed three runs, all earned. Small downside, Tremblay gave five walks. The # 25 also did his part in the attack, scoring three hits in four appearances at the plate.
“We had a pitcher who could get out of embarrassment, summarized the Martin Pouliot coach. Sometimes this kind of pitchers can get in trouble, but they have the qualities to get by. This is a guy that is hard to synchronize well against him and he kept us in the game. ”
The Voyageurs pilot gave a very good score for its defense, which made no mistake. In return, the Beavers were credited with three bad games.
“I think we had one, if not our best game of the season on defense, observed Pouliot. It was effective game and it was fun to have an edge, which is often not happened since the beginning of the season. ”
Martin Pouliot highlighted the work of Louis-Xavier Labrosse, author of an important dual two points. His slap bringing the account to 7-0 in favor of local and they never looked back thereafter.
Jean-Michel Tremblay finished the game on the mound and he was credited with the victory. “It may have been a little harder in the seventh because of fatigue, but he did well,” he told Martin Pouliot, who agreed that his team had taken advantage of his chances at the right times.
“We asked the guys to put the ball in play, he said. It’s junior baseball, not professionals. If you put the ball in play, you force the other team to make withdrawals. ”
Frédéric Tremblay Mathieu Damour and produced the other points of the winners.