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Pearl Places Second in Far West League

The nail-biting championship game Sunday ended with an 11th inning tie-breaker by the Humboldt Crabs. Follow along in tweets from the game.

Pearl Places Second in Far West League

Alameda's Neptune Beach Pearl summer league baseball team finished second in the Far West League when the Humboldt Crabs won the championship game in the bottom of the 11th inning.

Here's how the the action unfolded Sunday in tweets from @nbpearlbaseball:

10:18 a.m. 45 minutes until game time!!! You can watch and listen to the action via http://www.humboldtcrabs.com  @fwlsummerball championship

11:06 a.m. Moroney LF, Williamson CF, Watkins C, Creamer DH, Cruikshank 3B, Bass 1B, Johnson SS, Clark RF, Mora 2B, Anderson P

11:12 a.m. Moroney leads off the game with a base hit up the middle!

11:14 a.m. Moroney caught stealing for the first out of the game

11:14 a.m. Williamson grounds out to the pitcher, 2 outs

11:15 a.m. Watkins fly out to right, Pearl scoreless in the Top of the 1st, Crabs coming to bat

11:29 a.m. Crabs get on the board first with a 2run double to take a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the 1st

11:31 a.m. Pearl get out of a jam and at the end of the 1st: Crabs 2 Pearl 0

11:42 a.m. Pearl leave 2 runners on in the Top of the 2nd, Crabs 2 Pearl 0

11:46 a.m. Crabs retired in order in the 2nd: End of 2nd: Crabs 2 Pearl 0

11:54 a.m. Pearl strand 2 base hits to start the 3rd & trail the Crabs 2-0 heading to the Bottom of 3rd

12:02 p.m. Crabs retired in the 3rd: End of 3rd Crabs 2 Pearl 0

12:10 p.m. Don Andre Clark with an infield RBI single to get the pearl on the board: Crabs 2 Pearl 1, 1st and 3rd 1 out

12:11 p.m. Eddie Mora with a single to right field to tie the game!!!! Crabs 2 Pearl 2, runners at 1st and 3rd 1 out, Moroney coming to bat

12:13 p.m. Moroney pops out to 1st: Williamson up with runners on the corners and 2 outs

12:15 p.m. Williamson is retired: Going into the Bottom of the 4th we are tied up: Pearl 2 Crabs 2

12:21 p.m. Crabs retired in order in the 4th! Pearl 2 Crabs 2, Let's Go Pearl!!!

12:22 p.m. Watkins, Creamer, Cruikshank due up in the top of 5th

12:27 p.m. Pearl retired in the 5th: Pearl 2 Crabs 2 going into the bottom of the 5th

12:32 p.m. 1,2,3 for the Crabs in the 5th: End of 5th Pearl 2 Crabs 2

12:34 p.m. Johnson, Clark, Mora due up in the 6th for the Pearl

12:39 p.m. Pearl retired in the top of the 6th inning, Pearl 2 Crabs 2

12:49 p.m. Crabs leave a runner at 3rd in the 6th! Pearl 2 Crabs 2 going into the 7th!

1 p.m. Creamer sac fly and the Pearl take a 3-2 lead!!!

1:02 p.m. Going into the Bottom of the 7th the Pearl have a 3-2 lead

1:06 p.m. Anderson sets the Crabs down in order in the 7th! End of 7th: Pearl 3 Crabs 2

1:07 p.m. Bass, Johnson, Clark due up

1:13 p.m. Pearl leave one runner on in the 8th, Crabs coming to bat in the bottom of the 8th: Pearl 3 Crabs 2

1:22 p.m. Crabs have runners on 1st and 2nd with 1 out in the Bottom of the 8th and that will be it for Will Anderson with a stellar 7 1/3 innings

1:23 p.m. Left Hander Jordan Haseltine (University of San Francisco) coming in to pitch

1:28 p.m. Wild pitch advances the runners to 2nd & 3rd 1 out

1:31 p.m. Fielders choice scores the tying run from 3rd: Pearl 3 Crabs 3: runner on 3rd 2 outs Collin Monagle coming in to pitch

1:36 p.m. Monagle gets the Pearl out of the inning and going to the 9th we are tied at 3-3

1:39 p.m. Top of the order in the 9th for the Pearl, Moroney, Williamson, Watkins

1:42 p.m. Pearl retired in order in the 9th, Crabs coming to bat tied 3-3

1:51 p.m. Monagle retires the side in order in the 9th: to extra innings we go tied 3-3 in the @fwlsummerball championship

1:52 p.m. Creamer, Cruikshank, Bass due up in the top of the 10th

2:06 p.m. Pearl held scoreless in the 10th, going into the bottom of the 10th still tied 3-3

2:24 p.m. Crabs strand a runner at 2nd and we are headed to the 11th tied 3-3

2:25 p.m. Pearl held scoreless again in the 11th and we are going to the bottom of the 11th still tied 3-3

2:35 p.m. The Crabs win 4-3 on a walk off squeeze bunt in the bottom of the 11th to win the 2012 Far West League Championship

2:38 p.m. The Pearl finish the 2012 season with a 33-19 record and a 2nd place finish in the Far West League

For more information, visit the Neptune Beach Pearl website ( www.neptunebeachpearl.com).

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