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Grizzlies Blank Wild Things To Win Series

Gateway finishes road trip 5-1, returns home this week for six-game homestand

by Jason Guerette
The Gateway Grizzlies got three RBIs from catcher Kevin Krause and a great effort on the mound from Ryne Moore (1-1), who ended up going the distance in a rain-shortened, six-inning victory over the Washington Wild Things by a final score of 4-0 at Wild Things Park on Sunday night.
Just like on Saturday night, the Grizzlies went ahead in the top of the third inning, as they put together a three-hit frame against Wild Things starter Jordan DiValerio (2-1). With Abdiel Diaz and Andrew Moritz on third and second base, respectively, Krause came up clutch with a single over the leaping second baseman, scoring both runners for a 2-0 Grizzlies lead.
In the fifth inning, the Grizzlies would double their advantage with a pair of RBI doubles. Moritz ended up scoring all the way from first base on another hit by Krause, a double pulled past the diving third baseman and down the left field line to give Gateway a 3-0 lead. Krause advanced to third on the late throw to home plate, and two batters later, with two outs, D.J. Stewart came up with an RBI double of his own to right-center field, giving the Grizzlies a 4-0 advantage.
The rest of the game belonged to Moore, as the right-hander flashed brilliance over six shutout innings, walking just one and striking out four. He was credited with the complete game shutout when heavy rain began to fall in the middle of the seventh inning before Washington came to bat, and after a delay of over an hour, the rest of the game was called off.
Having won the road series in Washington for the first time since 2019 and completed a 5-1 road trip to improve to 9-6 on the season, the Grizzlies will return home to Sauget to open up a six-game home stand on Tuesday, May 28, against the Joliet Slammers. First pitch at Grizzlies Ballpark is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. CT.

Jason Guerette is the Grizzlies' Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations and the "Voice of the Grizzlies." 2023 will be his second season with the organization, handling lead broadcasting duties on the Grizzlies Media Network as well as being in charge of all team press releases and game-day media materials.

2023 will also be Jason's ninth season in the Frontier League after spending 2014-21 in the same role with the Southern Illinois Miners. Overall, he has broadcasted close to 800 games in the league, including playoffs. During the baseball offseason, he serves as a play-by-play broadcaster for Manhattan College and the New Jersey Institute of Technology, with games being seen on ESPN+ among other platforms.

In addition to broadcasting, Jason works as a public address announcer for Seton Hall University women's basketball as well as Columbia University men's and women's basketball. He also spent nine years working "behind the scenes" as a freelance board operator and highlight editor at Westwood One for their coverage of the NFL, NCAA football, and NCAA basketball.

Jason graduated from Seton Hall in 2012 with B.A. in Communication Studies and a minor in Broadcasting & Visual Media.

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