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LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL

Phillies flex power in win over the Rangers

Break game open in fourth
By: Staff Report
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The Lincoln Little League Phillies served notice they intended to stay atop the Majors standings by shutting out the Rangers 16-0 Thursday night at McBean Park.

The decisive blow came in the top of the fourth inning when Ty Williams cleared the bases with a shot over the center-field fence for a grand slam. Williams ended the night with a total of six runs batted in.

Connor Manley and Brennan Rozell combined to give up just one hit on the evening. Manley surrendered a double to the Rangers’ Aiden Isola.

The win improved the Phils’ record to 4-0 on the season and gave them a full-game cushion over the second-place Braves.

PHILLIES 16, RANGERS 0

Phillies             0 0 1  8 7 0 – 16

Rangers           0 0 0  0 0 x – 0

BATTING

Phillies – Rozell 1-2, 3b, 3r, 1bi, Williams 2-5, 2b, HR, 1r, 6bi, C Manley 3-4, 2-2b, 1r, 1bi, G Manley 1-4, 1r, 2bi, Easter 2r, Baker 1-3, 3r, 1bi, Cloud 1-2, 1r ,1bi, Ordonio 1-1, 1r, 1bi, Hedrick 1bi, Miller 1r, 1bi. Totals 10-31, 16r, 15bi.

Rangers – Isola 1-1, 2b. Totals 1-16.

PITCHING

Phillies – C Manley 2ip, 1h, 5k, Rozell 3ip, 8k.

Rangers – Risucci 3 2-3ip, 6h, 1er, 6k, Nunez 1ip, 1h, 4k, Green 1-3ip 1k.

MAJORS SCHEDULE

Today, 7:15 pm, 2 Braves at 7 Giants

Saturday, 1:15 pm, 6 Cardinals at 5 Rays

Saturday, 3:30 pm, 1 Phillies at 3 Pirates

Saturday, 6 pm, 7 Giants at 4 Rangers