Cody Cubs Use Team Effort to Power Past Billings Expos

Cody Cubs Use Team Effort to Power Past Billings Expos

Written by on May 31, 2023

The Cody Cubs were back in action Tuesday as they traveled up to the treasure state for a contest with the Billings Upper Deck Expos.

It was a total team effort for the Cubs who powered their way to a 16-8 victory.

Ben Reinker took to the hill for his 3rd start of the season and picked up his 2nd win of the summer. Reinker tossed 4 innings of 7-hit ball while allowing 6 runs (3 earned) walked 3 and struck out 2.

The bullpen duo of Kaden Kondelis and Jace Jarrett combined to throw 5 innings of 5 hit ball, while giving up 2 runs, both earned and struck out 3, in relief.

Offensively, the Cubs poured it on early, scoring 7-runs in the 1st inning.

Eli Johnston led the way with 3 hits while scoring 2-runs.

4 Cubs would tally multiple hits in the contest.

Billings would battle back. After Cody took a 10-3 lead after 2-innings, the Expos scored the games next 3 runs to cut the Cubs lead down to 10-6.

The Cubs responded with a big 6th inning, plating 4 and putting the game out of reach.

Dominic Phillips cashed in with a triple and a home run in back-to-back innings to help the Cubs pull away.

In all, the Cubs scored 16 runs on 13 hits.

With the win the Cubs are now 7-10 on the season and are riding a 3-game win streak.

Up Next: The Cubs are back in action Thursday for their first conference games of the season. Cody will travel to Lander to take on the newly formed Legends. It’s a double header with first pitch at 3pm. Pregame at 2:40.

On Saturday, the Cubs are back on the road, this time traveling over to Sheridan for a double header. These games get underway at 1 in the afternoon. First pitch at 12:40pm.

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