Bucs sweep Chinooks
The Anchorage Bucs remained undefeated in Alaska Baseball League play Friday by sweeping a doubleheader with the Chugiak Chinooks at Mulcahy Stadium.
The Bucs rallied from behind for a 6-4 win in the first game and escaped with a 2-1 win in the second game.
The Bucs (5-0) trailed 4-0 through two innings in the early game, but cut the lead in half with two runs in the third. Mike Strentz gave the Bucs the lead for good in the sixth when he blasted a grand slam, his league-leading second home run of the season. Brennan Henry pitched into the sixth inning to earn a win.
The Chinooks (1-8) managed two hits, getting one apiece from Nicholas Covello and Zach Harbison.
The Bucs scored both their runs in the third inning of the second win, getting RBIs from Tyler Coolbaugh and Collin Ferguson. Andrew Sopko struck out five over five innings for a win.
Griffith Roark cracked two hits and scored a run for the Chinooks.