De La Cruz, Zoellner spur GCL Phillies East to 11-0 win over GCL Tigers West

De La Cruz, Zoellner highlight 11-0 GCL Phillies East win over GCL Tigers West


Thursday, July 12, 2018

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) -- Jack Zoellner hit a two-run home run and had two hits, driving in three, and Jonas De La Cruz allowed just three hits over five innings as the GCL Phillies East defeated the GCL Tigers West 11-0 on Thursday.

De La Cruz (2-0) picked up the win after he struck out two.

GCL Phillies East started the scoring in the first inning when Zoellner hit an RBI single and Nicolas Torres scored on a double play.

GCL Phillies East later scored in three additional innings to finish off the shutout, including a six-run sixth.

Alfredo Silva (2-1) went five innings, allowing five runs and eight hits in the Gulf Coast League game. He also struck out two and walked one.

The GCL Tigers West were blanked for the first time this season, while the GCL Phillies East’s staff recorded their fourth shutout of the year.

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