All-Time Greats VI | box score
Chuck Klein launched 2 homeruns and had 4 RBI and Howie Camnitz allowed Marcel
Marceau to rest his bullpen, tossing a complete game at Polo Grounds where the Play It Sam beat the Arlington Aces by the score of 10 to 3.
Klein had a good day at the plate. He doubled plating a run in the 2nd
inning, popped a two-run clout over the fence in the 6th inning and lofted a
solo-blast ‘downtown’ (his 36th of the season) in the 8th inning. Play It
rapped out 15 hits for the afternoon.
The winning pitcher was Camnitz(20-13) who allowed 3 runs for the game. The
losing pitcher was Marius Russo(9-7). He was touched for 4 homeruns in his 5
and 2/3 innings of work.
‘I had good swings today,’ Klein said, ‘Everything felt right’.
Pat Burrell went yard and had 2 RBI at Comerica Park as the San Francisco
Underdogs came back dramatically to top the Big City Bengals I by the score
of 9 to 7.
Matt Cain(2-0) struggled but was good enough to win with the help of some fine
defensive plays. He gave up 9 hits and 2 walks in 6 innings and was touched
for 2 homeruns. San Francisco had a total of 16 hits for the game.
Cain got relief help from Billy Wagner who gained credit for his 2nd save.
John Danks(1-1) suffered the loss. He was unable to control the San
Francisco offense and allowed 10 hits and 4 walks in 5 and 2/3 innings.
‘I just wanted to give my team a chance to win.’ said Cain, ‘I got burned on a
couple of pitches. But we won the game, and that’s all that matters.’
Back to the ’90s
David Cone racked up an impressive total of 14 strikeouts and second baseman
Jose Oquendo touched them all as the blistering-hot Ciao Ciao Bambina
defeated the Oregon Trailers by the score of 6 to 0 at Metrodome
Cone(9-3) looked very much in control throughout the day. He allowed just 6
hits and 2 walks in 8 and 1/3 innings seeing his ERA drop from 3.28 to 2.99.
Ciao Ciao out-hit Oregon for the game, 9 hits to 6.
The loss was charged to Bill Wegman(2-3). He allowed 3 homeruns in 7 and 2/3
innings of work. ‘Everything felt great’ Cone said. ‘I had a good fastball,
I felt I could throw it by everybody today.’
The Doves Cry Rasberry Berets defeated the Castle Rock Dudes by a score of 4
to 1 at Tiger Stadium
Doves Cry went ahead for good in the top of the 3rd inning scoring one runner.
Overall Doves Cry out-hit Castle Rock 7 to 4.
Mike Sirotka(10-7) allowed 1 run in 8 innings, and picked up the victory.
Scott Sauerbeck recorded his 4th save. Kevin Brown(17-3) took the loss. He
pitched 9 innings giving up only 7 hits and no walks.