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Royals 1 Indians 0 Game 1 Recap 8/23

Posted by John Pardo at Aug 23, 2015 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

John Pardo pitched 9 1/3 strong innings to carry the Santa Cruz Royals to a 1-0 win over the Indians in 10 innings on Sunday.

Chris "Make it" Rains helped the Santa Cruz Royals pull ahead for the duration in the tenth inning with a double off the wall scoring Ninja Master Chris Highlander who singled to get on base in the tenth. He then went from first to second on a stolen base.

Santa Cruz Royals closer Pascual Del Real put away the final two outs to record his 9th save.

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Royals 5 Astros 3 Game 1 Recap 8/16

Posted by John Pardo at Aug 16, 2015 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

The Santa Cruz Royals fend off the Astros's late push, hold on 5-3

The Astros weren't able to overcome the big hole they dug themselves into against the Santa Cruz Royals, and the Astros lost 5-3 to the Santa Cruz Royals after falling behind by four runs in the third inning.

The Astros scored on an error in the sixth inning and a two-run single by Young in the ninth inning. Unfortunately, the Astros weren't able to take the lead back.

Chris Highlander was hot from the plate for the Santa Cruz Royals. Chris Highlander went 1-4, drove in one and scored one run. He homered in the third inning.

John Pardo got the win for the Santa Cruz Royals. He allowed three runs over 8 1/3 innings. Pardo struck out one, walked three and gave up seven hits.

Santa Cruz Royals closer Pascual Del Real put away the final two outs to record the save.

The Santa Cruz Royals never surrendered the lead after the second inning, scoring two runs on an RBI double by Christopher Cooper and an RBI single by Drew Sarratore.

The Santa Cruz Royals tacked on another two runs in the third. A solo blast by Chris Highlander ignited the offense,.

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Royals 6 Astros 10 Game 2 Recap 8/16

Posted by John Pardo at Aug 16, 2015 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

Despite hit advantage, the Santa Cruz Royals drop 10-6 game to the Astros

The Santa Cruz Royals lost 10-6 in six innings at Aptos High School on Sunday, despite outhitting the Astros 12 to eight.

Pascual Del Real was solid at the plate for the Santa Cruz Royals. Del Real went 1-2, drove in one and scored one run. He homered in the third inning.

The top of the first saw the Santa Cruz Royals take an early lead, 3-0. Chris Highlander singled to start things off before Matt Frandsen singled, bringing home Chris Highlander. The Santa Cruz Royals pushed more runs across when Frandsen and Rains scored on a two-run single by Marco Del Real.

The game was never in doubt after the second, as the Astros scored seven runs on a fielder's choice and two singles.

One the Santa Cruz Royals run crossed the plate in the top half of the third, making the score 7-6. A solo home run by Del Real sparked the Santa Cruz Royals' rally. The Astros stopped the rally after J Norris got Christopher Cooper to.

The Astros quickly matched the Santa Cruz Royals' strong inning with a one-run inning of their own in the third. The Astros scored on an RBI single by Smyth.

The Astros built upon their lead with two runs in the fifth. A strike out scored Carlton for the inning's first run. That was followed up by Eaton's double, plating Norris.

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Royals 6 Tigers 5- Recap 8/9

Posted by John Pardo at Aug 9, 2015 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

The Santa Cruz Royals seize victory thanks to late single, drop the Tigers 6-5

After seven lead changes in Sunday's game at Willow Glen High School, the Santa Cruz Royals finally pulled out a 6-5 win over the Tigers.

The Santa Cruz Royals took the lead in the eighth inning and held on for the victory. The Santa Cruz Royals scored on an RBI single by Doug Fearnside off #14, scoring Brian Brouse.

Brian Mangan put himself in scoring position with two extra-base hits for the Santa Cruz Royals. He singled in the third inning, doubled in the sixth inning, and homered in the eighth inning.

Pascual Del Real worked out of tricky spots for the Santa Cruz Royals. He pitched two innings and allowed no earned runs on one hit. Del Real faced his toughest situation in the ninth inning.

John Pardo recorded the win for the Santa Cruz Royals allowing 3 earned runs over seven innings. He struck out eight, walked four and surrendered eight hits.

Brian Brouse, Brian Mangan, Fearnside and Justin Baker helped lead the Santa Cruz Royals. They combined for nine hits and five RBIs.

In the top of the first, the Santa Cruz Royals grabbed the early lead, 1-0. A single by Matt Frandsen, plating Chris Rains started the inning off.

The Tigers quickly matched the Santa Cruz Royals' strong inning with a one-run inning of their own in the first. The Tigers scored on an RBI double by #16.

The Santa Cruz Royals matched their two-run third inning with two more in the eighth. In the third, the Santa Cruz Royals scored on an RBI single by Brian Mangan, bringing home Baker.

The Santa Cruz Royals went up for the duration of the game after the eighth inning. Additional runs came from a solo home run by Brian Mangan.

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Royals 6 A's Game 1 Recap 8/2

Posted by John Pardo at Aug 2, 2015 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

The Santa Cruz Royals scatter 13 A's hits in 6-3 win

John Pardo alloed 11 hits in a complete game vicotry with 7 strikouts and no walks with only 1 earned run.

Chris Highlander had two extra-base hits for the Santa Cruz Royals. He singled in the first inning and doubled in the fifth and seventh innings.

Chris Highlander, Drew Sarratore and Joe Newman helped lead the Santa Cruz Royals. They combined for seven hits and three RBIs.

The lead stayed with the Santa Cruz Royals after the first, when they scored one run on an RBI single by Matt Frandsen.

The Santa Cruz Royals pushed one run across in each of the second, fifth and seventh. In the second, the Santa Cruz Royals scored on an RBI double by Brian Brouse, plating Sarratore.

A's scored one run in the top of the fifth to cut its deficit to three. An RBI single by #24 fueled A's' comeback. #10 struck out to end the A's threat.

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