All-Time Greats VI | box score
Catcher Johnny Bench ripped 3 homeruns and had 5 RBI at Comiskey Park where the Big Boppers beat the Top Dawgs in 12 innings 12 to 11.
The score was tied at 11 after nine. Big won the game in the 12th inning.
After an out was recorded, Bench hit a bases-empty home run (his 41st of the
season) giving Big the win and sending the home town fans into a frenzy. Big
had 17 hits overall, while Top had 13.
Billy Wagner(14-9) allowed no runs in 1 inning, and picked up the victory.
Claude Hendrix(6-10) suffered the loss in relief. ‘I felt great out there
today,’ Bench said, ‘Maybe I should make a regular habit of getting to bed on
Ubaldo Jimenez(5-4) thrilled the fans at Coors Field as he crafted a
no-hit masterpiece against the Daisy Hill Blockheads. The Winning Inc. won
by a final score of 4 to 0.
Jimenez was spectacular. He walked 2 Daisy Hill batters. The tension was
mounting with every inning after the 6th. Jimenez appeared oblivious himself
to the mounting history until two were out in the 9th. Only then, did he
allow himself one deep sigh and a slow trip around the mound. Winning banged
out 9 hits on the afternoon.
Jered Weaver(5-2) was the loser. Despite taking the loss, he whiffed 11
batters in 6 and 2/3 innings. What a show!’ J-Pav said. ‘Jimenez was great
out there — I’m happy that he go it.’
Back to the ’90s
Curt Schilling hurled a 3 hitter as the Gramercy Park Good Guys topped the
Beantown Federalis by a score of 6 to 1 at Busch Stadium
Gramercy Park took the lead for good in the bottom of the 4th inning plating a
single run utilizing 2 base hits. After an out was recorded, Darryl
Strawberry ripped a solo home run (his 32nd of the season). Gramercy Park
managed 12 hits in their victory.
The winning pitcher was Schilling(20-7) who allowed 1 run for the game. Kenny
Rogers(5-5) was charged with the loss. He was knocked around by Gramercy
Park, allowing 10 hits and 4 walks in 7 innings.
‘All of my pitches were working today,’ Schilling said. ‘I felt really good
out there, and heck, I think I could have gone longer.’
In a close game the Carlisle Roidragers II got by the Mambo Italiano by the
score of 5 to 3.
Mambo was unable to recover after Carlisle went ahead in the bottom of the 2nd
inning scoring one runner. Carlisle ended up with 14 hits for the game while
Mambo had 6.
Jamie Moyer(15-5) got credit for the victory, pitching 7 and 1/3 innings and
allowing 3 runs. Doug Jones recorded the save, his 11th. The losing pitcher
was Mike Mussina(14-12). He got hit pretty hard, allowing 11 hits and 2
walks in 4 and 2/3 innings.