Thursday was a great day for Mike Lange, as he clubbed two home runs to carry the Taos Blizzard (15-25) to a 20-8 victory over the Santa Fe Fuego (25-17) at Fort Marcy Park.
The two teams combined for 28 runs and 36 hits, including zero extra base hits. There were eight pitchers used in the game as the two managers searched for any way to finish it off.
The Taos Blizzard ran up the score, scoring runs at will until the final out. The Taos Blizzard scored five runs in the last three innings to finish off the blowout win. The Taos Blizzard scored six runs in the third on the Taos Blizzard scored in the third on an RBI single by Evan Mansell, an RBI single by Cody Coffman, an RBI single by Alex Fera, a two-run double by Jared Hunt, and a sacrifice fly by Joe Katin.
Katin improved to 3-4 on the year by picking up the win for the Taos Blizzard. He allowed two runs over 5 2/3 innings. Katin struck out four, walked three and gave up six hits.
Alex Teal couldnt get it done on the mound for the Santa Fe Fuego, taking a loss. He allowed eight runs in 2 1/3 innings, walked one and struck out two.
The Taos Blizzard hammered the Santa Fe Fuego pitching as seven hitters had a field day, combining for 21 hits, 19 RBIs and 18 runs scored.