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“Kalama’s bats came to life in the fourth and fifth innings,” said Toledo coach Bill Waag.

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The fifth live inning for Kalama began with five direct hits from the top of the contract, with Keaton Fisher using two runs in the double and Mills another run in the single. When Toledo went to the Bullpen to pick up Brannon Guyer, hits for the home team didn’t stop there as Ryan Cooney scored a single, Todd Tabor carried a pitch around his shoulders and Imboden slashed an RBI single.

Kalamas 3-4-5 places in the order (Fisher, Mills and Cooney) scored every two hits in the game. In the meantime, Imboden scored two hits and four RBIs at team level from the eight places.

“How about Noah Imboden, who later in the game served himself with a triple and a single on his plate,” said Walker.

This breakout gave Kalama a 10-2 lead. A Brady Burns triple in the sixth inning paid off when Fisher brought him home on a sacrificial fly to make the 11-2.

If Imboden’s bat performance wasn’t enough, he’s already been three goalless outs in a relief pitching performance. The high-80’s left-hander knocked out five batters over 3 und innings, giving up three hits and two well-deserved runs.

Imboden cruised through to the seventh inning when Toledo decided to spend the last three outs of the season doing a little damage with the sticks. Geoff Glass got Toledo’s unfortunate comeback with a single and Mason Miller backed it up with a double. Imboden then persuaded Bloomstrom to score a ground ball, but it was the last one the South Paw would record that day.