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Velasquez Pitches Defending Champs Just for Fun to 6th Straight Win

Oct. 13, 2007 — Just for Fun (JFF) veteran ace Herminio Velasquez allowed four runs on six hits as he pitched his team to a 14-4 victory over Mix-up. The defending champions JFF, after forfeiting their season opener to Mash Up, have since been on a roll, beating all opponents by way of the ten-run mercy rule.
After Mix-up failed to score in the top of the first inning, JFF scored four runs in the bottom of the inning on a grand slam off the bat of Reuben Malloy to take the lead for good.
Mix-up got one run in the top of the second on Martin Burgos’ RBI single but JFF answered with four more runs to extend their lead to 8-1. They scored four runs on a two-run shot off the bat of Raymond “Doc” Cintron, an RBI double by pitcher Velasquez, and an RBI single by Malloy.
After a scoreless third, Mix-up came up with two runs in the top of the fourth on an RBI single by Edwin Rivera and a sacrifice fly off the bat of Burgos to trail 8-3. JFF, however, answered with five runs on a two-run single off the bat of Eustace Davis, a fielder’s choice by Myron Johannes, a bases loaded walk drawn by Guido Schjang and an error to now lead 13-3 at the end of four completed innings.
Needing to score at least one run for the game to continue, Mix-up came up with one run on Tony Cruz’s RBI single, but it was not nearly enough as JFF’s Cintron blasted his second home run of the game to give his team the 10-run lead.
Velasquez picked up the win, while Roman Cruz got the loss for Mix-up. Top hitters for JFF were Cintron, 3 for 4 with two home runs and three RBIs, Malloy, 2 for 3 with a home run and six RBIs, and Kai Schjang was 2 for 2. For Mix-up, Rivera was 2 for 2 with an RBI and Burgos was 1 for 1 with two RBIs.

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Oct. 13, 2007 -- Just for Fun (JFF) veteran ace Herminio Velasquez allowed four runs on six hits as he pitched his team to a 14-4 victory over Mix-up. The defending champions JFF, after forfeiting their season opener to Mash Up, have since been on a roll, beating all opponents by way of the ten-run mercy rule.
After Mix-up failed to score in the top of the first inning, JFF scored four runs in the bottom of the inning on a grand slam off the bat of Reuben Malloy to take the lead for good.
Mix-up got one run in the top of the second on Martin Burgos’ RBI single but JFF answered with four more runs to extend their lead to 8-1. They scored four runs on a two-run shot off the bat of Raymond “Doc” Cintron, an RBI double by pitcher Velasquez, and an RBI single by Malloy.
After a scoreless third, Mix-up came up with two runs in the top of the fourth on an RBI single by Edwin Rivera and a sacrifice fly off the bat of Burgos to trail 8-3. JFF, however, answered with five runs on a two-run single off the bat of Eustace Davis, a fielder’s choice by Myron Johannes, a bases loaded walk drawn by Guido Schjang and an error to now lead 13-3 at the end of four completed innings.
Needing to score at least one run for the game to continue, Mix-up came up with one run on Tony Cruz’s RBI single, but it was not nearly enough as JFF’s Cintron blasted his second home run of the game to give his team the 10-run lead.
Velasquez picked up the win, while Roman Cruz got the loss for Mix-up. Top hitters for JFF were Cintron, 3 for 4 with two home runs and three RBIs, Malloy, 2 for 3 with a home run and six RBIs, and Kai Schjang was 2 for 2. For Mix-up, Rivera was 2 for 2 with an RBI and Burgos was 1 for 1 with two RBIs.