FAIRBANKS-The Goldpanners are about a month away but the Monroe Rams hosted the North Pole Patriots last night at Growden Memorial Park.
In the bottom of the third inning with the game tied 2-2 Scotter Bynum was at the dish for the Rams sees the pitch from North Pole's Carmon Teel, make contact and goes the distance. The solo shot from Bynum starts a huge run for the Rams. Monroe reeled off eight runs on just three hits in the inning.
Teel had a rough night on the mound hitting three batters, allowing nine runs and while walking four hitters.
Nick Fleming was another run generator for Monroe with a bases clearing triple. Fleming was 1-1 with four rbis and he aslo had three runs.
North Pole's Jason Donald tried to rally the Patriots with a triple of his own as the North Pole made it a 10-4 game in the top of the fourth. But The Rams went off again with six runs in the bottom of the fourth inning and stole 10 bases on their way to a 16-4 victory over the North Pole Patriots.