The Toyota Brewers looked to their ace to beat the Bud Kings on Sunday, as the hurler pitched a gem on the diamond to pick up a complete-game victory in continuation of the newly renamed Budweiser Saipan Major League at Francisco M. Palacios Baseball Field.
There was little offense on display as Camacho allowed just one run off of eight hits and fanned five through nine innings of work as one of the most durable pitchers in the CNMI worked his magic by sprinkling the hits harmlessly throughout the game.
Camacho gave up a hit in the top of the first inning but gave up his second hit in the top of the fifth and another in the sixth. The only inning which Camacho looked human was in the seventh when he allowed three hits and the Kings scored their lone run, but the hurler buckled down to allow three hits in the final pair of shutout innings to seal the deal for the Brew Crew.
The big man who caught all of Camacho’s pitches did his best to get his hurler a win as catcher Manny Sablan went 2-for-2 with a double, a triple, and a run batted in, while teammate Tyrone Omar went 2-for-4 with a single and a double on the day.
While the Brewers enjoyed Camacho’s outing, the Kings were left to wish for the same as they sent four men to the mound during the contest—one of whom lasted only three pitches.
After taking a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the third, the Brewers got the eventual game-winning run when B.J. Sablan reached base on a walk and scored on a wild pitch in the bottom of the sixth.