Tarpley also playing in Connie Mack World Series
August 10, 2011
(Photo: Area Code Games)
Tarpley had a great outing on Monday going 7.0 shutout innings allowing 2 hits, 2 walks and had 7 strikeouts in a 2-0 Firebirds win. He allowed only one batter to reach second base all night and was in the low 90s all night with his fastball and mixed in an effective curveball, changeup and cutter.
On Tuesday night all three players squared off against each other in the same game as the Midland Redskins faced the Arizona Firebirds. Midland won 10-3, and while Peters or Tarpley did not pitch in the game Howard started for Midland and got the win going five strong innings.
Midland plays tonight in the winner’s bracket final against the Farmington Strike Zone Cardinals while the Arizona Firebirds play tonight in a loser’s bracket game against the Arecibo Lobos. There is a good chance that Peters will get the start for Midland and Tarpley for Arizona tonight.
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