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Day 2: Game 1/Orphanage

Baseball Blog | Nov 21, 2011 - Posted by Ralph R. Zobell at 10:26 pm | Updated: November 21, 2011 10:28 pm | Permalink

Today we played the first game of our four-game series in the Dominican Republic. We departed the hotel at 8:30 a.m., and headed out to the Yankees' developmental league facility.

Line Score From Game 1

Baseball Blog | Nov 21, 2011 - Posted by Ralph R. Zobell at 7:19 pm | Updated: November 30, 2011 11:53 pm | Permalink

BYU 6, DR Yankees
BYU   010   000   023—6  11  1
DRY   100   001   100—3  10  2

Capper, Oslund (6), Mason (8) and Guenther.
De Paula, Mercedes (6), Perozo(8), Soto (8)
WP-Marshall, LP-Soto
2B-Guenther (BYU), Hall (BYU), Robinson (BYU)

See story at this link

Wagner, Stephenson Honored by College Performance Awards

Football Blog | Nov 21, 2011 - Posted by Jordan Christiansen at 1:22 pm | Permalink

Senior Jadon Wagner and junior Riley Stephenson were honored by the College Performance Awards for their efforts in BYU's 42-7 win over New Mexico State last weekend.

A linebacker, Wagner recorded a fumble recovery, forced fumble, sack, 1.5 TFL and four tackles overall in his final game at LaVell Edwards Stadium on Senior Night against the Aggies to earn Linebacker Performer of the Week honorable mention.

Victory Over Yankees

Baseball Blog | Nov 21, 2011 - Posted by Ralph R. Zobell at 11:31 am | Permalink

BYU wins 6-3 in nine innings.  Both teams had 10 hits and one error.  The team is heading to an orphanage right now.

Start of Game 1

Baseball Blog | Nov 21, 2011 - Posted by Ralph R. Zobell at 8:42 am | Updated: November 21, 2011 9:46 am | Permalink

Game just started.  It's raining and humid, but we're playing!

At 9:36 a.m., MT, going into the bottom of the 6th, tied at 1.  Chris Capper finished with 74 pitches and now Marc Oslund is on the mound.

Team Captains Announced

Baseball Blog | Nov 20, 2011 - Posted by Ralph R. Zobell at 7:50 pm | Updated: November 20, 2011 7:51 pm | Permalink

Coach Vance Law announced BYU's captains two days before leaving for the Dominican Republic.  Seniors Wes Guenther, Austin Hall, and Alex Wolfe join junior

A Walk to the Beach

Baseball Blog | Nov 20, 2011 - Posted by Ralph R. Zobell at 7:46 pm | Permalink
Sunday afternoon walk to the beach. (Bret Lopez, Mason Marshall, Daniel Welch, Brock Whitney, Cameron Keysor, Adam Miller)

Day 2: Church and Fireside

Baseball Blog | Nov 20, 2011 - Posted by Ralph R. Zobell at 7:40 pm | Updated: November 20, 2011 7:54 pm | Permalink

We got on the bus at 7:30 this morning and headed to Santo Domingo to attend church. It was great to meet more locals and mingle with them at church.

Church Meeting in San Pedro

Baseball Blog | Nov 20, 2011 - Posted by Ralph R. Zobell at 11:10 am | Updated: November 29, 2011 5:14 pm | Permalink

The team attends church in San Pedro. Coach Law did a good job when he was asked to step up and play the piano for Sacrament Meeting.

Austin Hall

Baseball Blog | Nov 20, 2011 - Posted by Ralph R. Zobell at 11:08 am | Permalink

Austin Hall hanging out with his new buddy, Mikey, after church.