Joe Johnson pitched seven innings and allowed just one run on five hits with five strikeouts against one of the best summer collegiate baseball teams in the nation as the Rogues battled back from down 7-0, but the comeback fell one run short in the ninth inning.
Brice Foster hit one of three Rogues home runs and struck out nine over four innings of relief (including striking out the side with the bases loaded) to earn the save in the Rogues 10-5 victory over Top Speed Baseball in the Game One of the Golden State Collegiate Baseball League Championship Series.
On his 21st birthday, Omar Ortiz drove in the lone run of the game as Grants Pass native Chris D'Amico picked up his 9th win of the season and combined with Brice Foster to shutout the Gold Sox in a 1-0 victory. The Rogues advance to the Golden State Collegiate Baseball League Championship Series.
Jesse Spangler went 3-4 with an RBI, a stolen base, and a run scored to lead the Rogues to a 5-2 win over the South Bay Storm on Christmas in July to secure the #2 seed in the Golden State Collegiate Baseball League Standings.
Grants Pass native Chris D’Amico struck out four over 5.2 innings to pick up his GSCBL-leading and Rogues franchise record-breaking eighth win to lead the Medford Rogues (32-12) over the South Bay Storm (9-28) 13-5 on Thursday evening at Harry & David Field.