Month: November 2017

04MM Takes 1st at Melrose Fall League

Seven innings of offensive fire power lead the 04MM to their Melrose Fall Ball League Championship as they beat the Elmhurst Emeralds 21-12 to take 1st Place!

Bats blistered as 04 Midwest Machine collected 25 hits and Elmhurst Emeralds tallied four in the high-scoring game.

04 Midwest Machine tallied 25 hits in the game. Jacobson, Hoffman, Hadzic, Elena Pinedo, Emma Wiberg, Lipic, Maddie Krzak, Arispe, and Isabella Bruno each collected multiple hits for 04 Midwest Machine. Hoffman and Jacobson each collected four hits to lead 04 Midwest Machine to their 1st Place Fall Ball Championship!  Congrats!!

(03MM) Maddie Kapsimalis Gives MVP Effort Towards Fight Against Diabetes

Maddie K. (03MM) has had type 1 diabetes for over seven years, and every year participates in the JDRF One Walk at Independence Grove in Libertyville to raise money and awareness for type 1 diabetes. This year’s walk took place this past Sunday (October 1st). As the co-captain of team, Titan Nation, Maddie helped raise over $10,000 just this year for JDRF.  Since starting the walk, Maddie’s teams have raised almost $50,000.

Midwest Machine and her family are very proud of how hard she works to manage her diabetes while playing multiple sports, as well as her efforts to support others who have this disease.

Huge shout out to Maddie K. for getting it done on the field and off the field!!!

4-Hit Day For Hoffman Leads 04 Midwest Machine Past Elmhurst Emeralds

Danielle Hoffman gave Elmhurst Emeralds fits, as she bagged four hits in 04 Midwest Machine’s 21-12 victory on Sunday. Hoffman tripled in the first, singled in the third, doubled in the fourth, and singled in the sixth.

Bats blistered as 04 Midwest Machine collected 25 hits and Elmhurst Emeralds tallied four in the high-scoring game.

04 Midwest Machine got on the board in the first inning when Melisa Hadzic doubled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run.

04 Midwest Machine notched six runs in the fourth inning. 04 Midwest Machine’s offense in the inning came from singles by Shelby Jacobson, Hadzic, Ally Arispe, and Martha Lipic and a double by Hoffman.

Elmhurst Emeralds scored five runs in the third inning. The big inning for Elmhurst Emeralds came thanks to a walk by Tran, a single by Peck, and by Moore.

Jacobson toed the rubber for 04 Midwest Machine. She allowed zero hits and zero runs over two and two-thirds innings, striking out six and walking one.

Tran got the start for Elmhurst Emeralds. She allowed six runs on five hits. Kurst, Odonnel, and Peck each contributed in relief for Elmhurst Emeralds.

04 Midwest Machine tallied 25 hits in the game. Jacobson, Hoffman, Hadzic, Elena Pinedo, Emma Wiberg, Lipic, Maddie Krzak, Arispe, and Isabella Bruno each collected multiple hits for 04 Midwest Machine. Hoffman and Jacobson each collected four hits to lead 04 Midwest Machine.

04 Midwest Machine Takes Victory Over Elmhurst Emeralds

04 Midwest Machine beat Elmhurst Emeralds 9-4 on Saturday.

04 Midwest Machine got on the board in the first inning when Isabella Bruno singled on a 2-1 count, scoring two runs.

04 Midwest Machine notched five runs in the second inning. The offensive onslaught came from singles by Shelby Jacobson and Danielle Hoffman, a groundout by Martha Lipic, and a double by Bruno.

Jacobson earned the win for 04 Midwest Machine. She surrendered three runs on one hit over two and two-thirds innings, striking out seven. Emma Wiberg threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen. Wiberg recorded the last three outs to earn the save for 04 Midwest Machine.

Peck got the start for Elmhurst Emeralds. She lasted four innings, allowing 11 hits and nine runs while striking out one.

04 Midwest Machine had 11 hits in the game. Haley Sandoval, Jacobson, Bruno, and Hoffman all managed multiple hits for 04 Midwest Machine. Hoffman, Bruno, Jacobson, and Sandoval each collected two hits to lead 04 Midwest Machine. 04 Midwest Machine was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error. Jocelyn Gonzalez made the most plays with seven.

Odonnel led Elmhurst Emeralds with one hit in one at bats. Elmhurst Emeralds stole five bases during the game as two players stole more than one. Odonnel led the way with two.

03 Midwest Machine Takes Victory Over Crush Tidal Waves 04

03 Midwest Machine took home a 5-1 victory over Crush Tidal Waves 04 on Sunday.

03 Midwest Machine got things moving in the first inning, when Bailey Nicholoff doubled on a 2-1 count, scoring two runs.

Emma Borrelli took the win for 03 Midwest Machine . She allowed four hits and one run over six innings, striking out two and walking zero.

Shelby Wasilewski started the game for Crush Tidal Waves 04 . She allowed three hits and five runs over three innings, striking out two. Addison Mass threw three innings out of the bullpen.

Borrelli, Jessica Hoffman, Adrianna Martinez, and Nicholoff each collected one hit to lead 03 Midwest Machine . 03 Midwest Machine was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error. Martinez made the most plays with seven.

03 Midwest Machine Clinches Lead In Third Inning For Victory Over Bulls Sox Academy

03 Midwest Machine took the lead late and defeated Bulls Sox Academy 13-5 on Saturday. The game was tied at three with 03 Midwest Machine batting in the bottom of the third when an error scored two runs for 03 Midwest Machine .

03 Midwest Machine earned the victory despite allowing Bulls Sox Academy to score three runs in the second inning. Fraiangella, Giacovo, and Butler powered the big inning with RBIs.

In the first inning, 03 Midwest Machine got their offense started when Jessica Hoffman tripled on a 3-0 count, scoring one run.

After Bulls Sox Academy scored two runs in the top of the fourth, 03 Midwest Machine answered with two of their own. Bulls Sox Academy scored when Butler grounded out, scoring one run. 03 Midwest Machine then answered when Maggie Baumstark doubled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run and Adrianna Martinez doubled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run.

Martinez led things off on the rubber for 03 Midwest Machine . She lasted three and a third innings, allowing four hits and five runs.

Sanders got the start for Bulls Sox Academy. She lasted two and a third innings, allowing seven hits and seven runs while striking out one. Dutcher and Butler entered the game from the bullpen, throwing one inning and one-third of an inning respectively.

03 Midwest Machine racked up 13 hits in the game. Arielle Wallace, Martinez, Hoffman, and Baumstark all collected multiple hits for 03 Midwest Machine . Wallace led 03 Midwest Machine with three hits in three at bats. 03 Midwest Machine didn’t commit a single error in the field. Bella Garcia had seven chances in the field, the most on the team.