Kimball Express shutout the Cold Spring Rockies in Cold Spring 6 – 0. Brothers Matt and Andy Dingmann combined for a 2-hit shutout, allowing a total of only
4 base runners and nobody to reach third base. The Express played well in the field, not committing any errors and turning in several fine defensive plays. Express took command of the game by scoring 5 runs in the top of the fourth inning. Offensively, the Express was led by Adam Beyer 3 for 5 with a double, a solo home run, and 2 RBI. Brooks Marquardt and Kyle Winter added
2 hits apiece. Next up for the Express is Eden Valley in Kimball Saturday 1 p.m. start, and then traveling to Pearl Lake on Sunday for a 2 p.m. start.
The Kimball Express beanbag tournament that had been postponed because of weather, and was scheduled for this past Saturday, May 4, has been cancelled for this year. See you all next year!
Sat., May 11, 1 p.m., Eden Valley at Kimball
Sun., May 12, 2 p.m., Cold Spring at Watkins
Sun., May 12, 2 p.m., Eden Valley at Luxemburg
Sun., May 12, 2 p.m., Kmball at Pearl Lake
Wed., May 15, 7:30 p.m., Cokato Kings at Eden Valley
Matt Dingmann hit a 2-out 2-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to help the Kimball Express defeat the St. Augusta Gussies 10–8. With the Express leading 8–4, going into the ninth inning, the Gussies came up with 4 runs to tie the game at 8–8. That set the stage for Dingmann’s blast in the bottom of the ninth. With a 1–2 count and 2 outs, Dingmann hit the next pitch over the left field wall with his game-winning home run on a warm 75-degree day at Kimball Memorial Baseball Field.
The Eden Valley Hawks hosted the Pearl Lake Lakers in their first game of the season Sunday, April 28. The Lakers would dampen the Hawks, winning 4-2. The Hawks next play Sunday at St. Nick.