Adam Hall and his Canadian Junior National Team teammates are on a roll having not lost a game in a few outings as they ended in a 3-3 draw with the Dominican Summer League Dodgers.
A walk to Noah Naylor and one out single off the bat of Michael Stovman that saw a throwing error on the play put runners on second and third before Archer Brookman’s groundout to short gave the Junior National Team a 1-0 lead.
The Dodgers came right back in the home half of the second and took advantage of a Jason Willow throwing error to put a runner into scoring position. With two out, a single to centre scored the runner to tie the score.
Hall led off with a Triple on ball that landed in left field and rolled to the wall. With two out and Willow at the plate, a wild pitch allowed Hall to scamper home to give the juniors a 2-1 lead.
The Dodgers tied the game in the bottom of the inning after a throwing error and stolen put a runner on third before a double to left plated the run with two out.
In the seventh, the juniors jumped ahead thanks to back-to-back, two out hits from Edouard Julien and Naylor. Julien doubled to the gap in right on a full count pitch and Naylor followed with a single to right on the very next pitch.
After taking over from Gollert in the sixth, reliever Tate Dearing cruised until one out in the eighth when an error, hit batter and single loaded the bases before a walk brought in the tying run. Dearing got a 5-3 double play to end the inning.
A leadoff single got the winning run aboard for the Dodgers in the bottom of the ninth and moved to second after a hit by pitch. The Dodgers sacrificed to move the runners to second before the juniors responded with an intentional walk to load the bases. Tate Dearing then went to work getting a fly out to shallow centre and a groundout to shortstop Hall to end the game.