The Southeast Legacy Twins have ended a lengthy losing streak, but are now mired in another slump.
The Twins defeated the Regina Mets 3-2 in extra innings in Regina on July 14, ending a 12-game skid in league play. But then they dropped four straight, losing 10-0 and 7-4 to the Saskatoon Cubs on July 15 in Weyburn, and 10-0 and 5-1 to the Regina Athletics on July 17 in Estevan.
Justin Chuckry allowed two runs in five innings, and reliever John Gaab had four innings of shutout ball to get credited with the win against the Mets. Garret Fitzpatrick scored the winning run in the ninth inning on a passed ball.
The Twins were held to four base hits in the first game against the Cubs. Austin Orsted took the loss on the mound.
Nolan Axten hit a solo home run in Game 2 versus the Cubs, but was assigned the loss on the mound, as he gave up three runs in two-and-one-thirds innings of relief work. The Twins actually outhit the Mets 9-5 in the game.
The Twins were held to three hits in Game 1 against the Athletics, and two in Game 2. Gaab took the loss in Game 1 after surrendering five runs in five innings.
Mackenzie Lamontagne took the loss in Game 2 after surrendering two runs in four innings.
The Twins lost 7-3 to the Regina Wolf Pack on July 18. Jolan Lingelbach had a single, a triple and two runs for the Twins. Justin Chuckry was tagged with the loss after he surrendered five runs in a little more than two innings of work.
Five games remain on their schedule. They'll be in Moose Jaw for a double-header on July 21. Then they'll host Moose Jaw for two games on July 22. Those games start at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. at Lynn Prime Park.
The Twins will finish their regular season by visiting the Athletics in Regina on July 23.