It’s not usually a baseball workforce manages to run the desk over the course of a whole season.

That’s precisely what occurred to Crafted in Pennsylvania because it cashed in on six free passes, which helped energy an early explosion, as CIP captured the Altoona Teener Minor League championship on Tuesday evening at Seitz Field in a 14-0 shutout in opposition to J&P Auto Mart to complete the season 21-0.

“We had kids that were mature, we had natural leaders,” Crafted in Pennsylvania coach Cory Seymour mentioned. “We had several natural leaders on this team. They played hard, and they played well, and they gelled right from the very beginning.”

The rout was on in the underside of the primary as Robbie Maurer-Mullin belted a two-run double on a line drive to assist spark a six-run opening body.

That additionally helped the Crafted hurler on the mound as he pitched a complete-game shutout, giving up simply two hits and placing out 4.

“Words can’t explain the heart and desire that kid had all season,” Seymour mentioned. “Not just this game, but all season. He was absolutely lights out as he was for the majority of the season. I can’t be any more proud of him.”

He was additionally 2-for-3 from the plate, driving in three runs with the double.

Nick Boslet stored the momentum up in the second and contributed a two-run single to assist activate the 10-run mercy rule after the stanza.

“It wasn’t a true showing of what we’ve been a part of all season long,” J&P Auto coach Brian Buffone mentioned. “I feel really bad for the kids, because up until this point, every inning of every game, they were top-notch kids. It just didn’t go our way today.”

“You got to hand it to Crafted. They did a great job. I think they had as many hits tonight in one game as they had against us in four previous games.”

Seymour was proud to be part of a workforce that managed to run the desk.

“It’s difficult to do,” he mentioned. “The more you win, the more likely it is you’re going to lose. There were games that were really, really close, and J&P played us close for the majority of the season.”

Even with how the season ended, Buffone was grateful for the chance to educate the workforce that he did.

“I couldn’t have asked for a better group of kids,” he mentioned. “Even though it didn’t turn out exactly how we wanted it to, I wouldn’t re-draft this team for the world.”

J&P AUTO (0): DeLattre ss 200, Hartman 2b-p 200, Harbaugh p-rf 200, Rossman c 100, Davis 1b 201, Musselman cf-p-cf 201, Buffone 3b 100, Simmons eh 100, Schrecengist lf 100, Lewis rf-lf-2b 100, Clifford eh 000. Totals — 16-0-2.

CRAFTED IN PENNSYLVANIA (14): Albright 2b 131, LaRocco ss 131, Maurer-Mullin p 332, Boslet eh 121, Dean 1b 222, Kraft c 212, Huey Kish lf 300, Knox eh 200, Peters 3b 201, McCrystal cf 100, Shields rf 200. Totals — 20-14-10.


J&P Auto 000 0XX X – 0 2 3

Crafted in Pa. 640 4XX X – 14 10 0

2B–Albright, Mauer-Mullin. RBIS–LaRocco, Mauer-Mullin 3, Boslet 2, Dean 3, Kraft 2.



Harbaugh (L)–0 IP 1 H 4 R 4 ER, 3 BB 0 SO

Musselman–1 IP 2 H 4 R 4 ER 3 BB 1 SO

Hartman–3 IP 5 H 6 R 6 ER 0 BB 2 SO


Maurer-Mullin (W)–5 IP 2 H 0 R 0 ER 0 BB 4 SO

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