HWB Dish: Drabek Looks Great

Honolulu 4, Waikiki 1

Right hander Kyle Drabek (Phillies) looked great Sunday night for Honolulu tossing six innings of one hit ball. Drabek allowed no runs, walked one, and struck out three. Drabek’s ERA now stands at 2.76 for the HWB league season. The Sharks offense was led by left fielder Michael Taylor (Phillies) going 3-for-4 with a solo home-run. Waikiki right hander Waldis Joaquin (Giants) matched Drabek for five innings before giving way to the bullpen. Joaquin went five allowing two hits, no runs, and walked five. Waikiki’s offense was led by left fielder Logan Kieschnick (Giants) who went 2-for-4 with a solo homer. Kieschnick’s homer was his fifth of the HWB league season. Kieschnick is now second in the HWB league season.

North Shore 6, West Oahu 6 (Tied Seven Innings)

West Oahu left hander Chris Cody (Brewers) led the way for West Oahu going five innings allowing one hit and no runs for a no decision. The CaneFires offense was led by second baseman Mark Hallberg (Diamondbacks) who went 3-for-4 with two runs and a three-run homer. West Oahu third baseman Tyler Henson (Orioles) added a 2-for-4 night and scored a run. North Shore started left hander Jose Capellan (Red Sox) went four innings allowing one run and striking out five. The Honu’s offense was led by center fielder Corey Brown’s (A’s) going 1-for-4 with two runs and a two-run homer. Indians outfield prospect Matt McBride went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI. The Honu came from behind to tie the game with West Oahu. The tie prevented the CaneFires from clinching the division title and a berth in the championship game.