Fast start not enough for Express

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Edmonton rallies for a 12-7 win

The Moose Jaw Miller Express blew a big lead and still won Wednesday.

Danny Lokesak makes a diving catch in right field for the Moose Jaw Miller Express Thursday night in WMBL action against the Edmonton Prospects. 

 

They couldn't pull off the same feat twice.

The Express raced out to a 4-0 first inning lead and we're up 6-2 when the Edmonton Prospects scored seven runs in the top of the sixth inning. The Prospects hung on for a 12-7 win in Western Major Baseball League action at Ross Wells Park.

The two teams will meet again Friday night (7 p.m., Ross Wells Park).

The Express loaded the bases twice in the middle innings and failed to cash in any runs. They stranded 11 runners on base.

Andrew Soloman and Aiden Stinnett each hit two-run home runs for the Express as they built their early lead. They lead 4-0 after the first inning and 6-1 after the fourth.

Noah Woody hit a solo home run for Edmonton.

Emilio Foden earned the win in relief for the Prospects. Rusty Edwards took the loss for the Express.

The loss was the first of the season for the Express.

 More to come.

Organizations: Western Major Baseball League

Geographic location: Edmonton, Ross Wells Park

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