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Heat Finish on a high as they down Aces
Earns a split with playoff bound Melbourne
01/29/2017 11:07 PM ET
 (Wendy D'Souza - Austin Images Perth)

PERTH - Another season in the books for the Alcohol. Think Again Perth Heat finishes on a high as the Heat downed the Melbourne Aces 8-2 on a gloomy Sunday in Perth.

Here is you Fieders Choice Post Game Video:

Mount Franklin Water Cooler Talk:

Tim Kennelly will have to go around again if he wants to break the All-time Perth Heat hits record. Tim came into the game with 322 hits, tied with Clayton Byrne as All-time Hits leader. Tim also finished second in the ABL batting title race.

John Riley hit a 3 Run Home Run and Joey Wong had 2 RBI's to lead the offensive charge.

Nick Veale picked up his 2nd win of the season, going 6 Innings giving up 4 hits, 2 Earned Runs and struck out 4.

With the season over, I know you're all wondering how we did with the bats! Check out the below table to give you a breakdown of every individual offensive number for season 2016/17.

Player POS G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB SO SB CS OBP SLG AVG OPS E
Brandon Dale OF 6 20 2 9 1 0 1 4 13 1 4 0 0 .435 .650 .450 1.085 1
Tim Kennelly DH 32 124 23 40 13 0 6 17 71 14 18 6 2 .391 .573 .323 .964 3
Luke Hughes 2B 37 128 21 40 9 0 6 15 67 25 30 3 1 .426 .523 .313 .949 3
Derek Peterson OF 40 139 21 42 7 0 2 18 55 20 23 1 1 .401 .396 .302 .797 1
Matt Kennelly C 37 124 12 36 1 0 1 12 40 11 18 2 1 .357 .323 .290 .680 0
John Riley C 18 64 5 17 2 0 2 10 25 4 21 1 0 .314 .391 .266 .705 4
Nick Ruppert OF 18 62 12 16 2 0 0 7 18 9 14 0 1 .361 .290 .258 .651 0
Ulrich Bojarski OF 38 136 17 33 5 1 3 18 49 3 39 6 2 .268 .360 .243 .628 4
Sam Kennelly 3B 26 78 6 17 2 0 0 10 19 10 21 2 0 .337 .244 .218 .581 6
Jake Bowey C 14 43 4 9 2 0 0 2 11 2 15 1 1 .277 .256 .209 .532 2
Jordan Dyer 2B 6 24 2 5 0 0 0 2 5 2 4 0 0 .269 .208 .208 .478 0
Josh Kennelly C 1 5 1 1 0 0 1 4 4 0 2 0 0 .200 .800 .200 1.000  
Alex Hall C 18 51 5 10 0 0 0 1 10 6 14 1 0 .281 .196 .196 .477 4
Joey Wong SS 40 157 16 30 11 1 1 14 46 17 27 3 3 .279 .293 .191 .572 2
Jesse Barron OF 18 55 3 10 2 0 0 2 12 7 13 0 0 .270 .218 .182 .488 1
Ryan Boyer 2B 3 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 .125 .125 .125 .250 2
Josh Diggins OF 13 25 4 3 0 0 0 1 3 2 3 0 0 .185 .120 .120 .305 0
Matt Dixon 2B 9 30 2 3 1 0 0 0 4 3 12 0 0 .182 .133 .100 .315 0
Jesse Williams SS 6 11 2 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 1 0 .167 .091 .091 .258 0

Now what about the Pitching you ask? Below is how the arms were in season 2016/17:

Individual Stats (Pitching)
Player W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR HB BB SO WHIP HLD GF
Tom Bailey 1 6 4.97 10 10 2 0 0 54.1 60 38 30 10 0 23 62 1.53 0 0
Michael Lee 2 6 5.98 9 9 0 0 0 52.2 65 39 35 6 4 23 43 1.67 0 0
Nick Veale 2 4 5.74 10 10 0 0 0 47.0 56 33 30 3 1 24 43 1.70 0 0
Lex Rutledge 2 1 1.55 14 3 0 0 0 29.0 19 9 5 1 1 16 22 1.21 1 3
Daniel Schmidt 1 3 7.01 8 5 0 0 0 25.2 40 25 20 4 2 5 10 1.75 0 1
Conor Lourey 1 2 3.22 8 3 0 0 0 22.1 15 11 8 0 3 20 32 1.57 0 0
Benn Grice 2 0 0.93 10 0 0 0 0 19.1 10 2 2 1 0 3 10 0.67 0 4
Will Dennis 1 1 3.12 15 0 0 0 2 17.1 12 7 6 0 1 9 16 1.21 2 8
Adam Millson 0 0 4.50 6 0 0 0 0 14.0 14 7 7 0 0 6 5 1.43 0 4
Cameron Lamb 0 0 3.86 11 0 0 0 0 11.2 14 6 5 0 0 7 7 1.80 0 3
Jake Bowey 1 1 6.35 8 0 0 0 0 11.1 11 10 8 3 0 3 15 1.24 0 3
Scott Mitchinson 1 0 1.64 8 0 0 0 0 11.0 6 3 2 2 0 5 10 1.00 1 3
Warwick Saupold 0 2 7.36 8 0 0 0 4 7.1 8 7 6 4 0 1 5 1.23 0 6
Justin D'Alessandro 0 0 0.00 3 0 0 0 0 6.1 5 0 0 0 0 3 4 1.26 1 1
Josh Silvi 0 0 6.75 2 0 0 0 0 1.1 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 2.25 0 1
Brendan Sing 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1.00 0 1

Here are your Subaru Sounds of the Game:

Matt Kennelly

Nick Veale

Joey Wong

Ulrich Bojarski

Jon Deeble (Melbourne)

 

Paul Morgan and Dan Vaughan are the "voices of the Heat" and also provide coverage all year round on the Sporting Star Network and their flagship product "Talking Baseball Australia". They are our official media partner for the Heat. The duo host a weekly radio show on Sport FM in Perth as well as podcast known as "Knee Jerks" during the MLB season. This story was not subject to the approval of the Australian Baseball League or its clubs.