All-Time Greats VI | box score
Pedro Martinez struck out 16 batters and Roger Peckinpaugh went deep and had 3
RBI at Fulton Cnty Stdm where the Parma Yetts beat the Cleveland Flying
Hellfish by the score of 5 to 1.
Martinez(18-8) escaped virtually unscathed against the Cleveland hitters. He
didn’t allow much, just 4 hits and 2 walks in 9 innings. Parma managed 9
hits in their victory.
The losing pitcher was Carmen Hill(21-10). He surrendered 9 hits and 5 walks
in 8 innings. ‘He had his ‘A’ game today,’ Douglas Hayden said of Martinez.
‘Very impressive performance.’
Stephen Strasburg struck out 15 batters as the Apache Junction Hooligans
defeated the Auditory Stimuli by the score of 4 to 2 at Petco Park
Strasburg(2-1) had a strong outing. He allowed just 6 hits and 2 walks in 8
innings seeing his ERA drop from 3.75 to 3.09. Apache Junction banged out 8
hits on the afternoon.
Matt Capps was credited with his 7th save. Roy Oswalt(2-3) was the loser.
Strasburg was humble when questioned about his performance, ‘Well, I felt
pretty confident in my pitches this afternoon. But, I had great support
behind me and I just threw what was called. That was an extremely well
Back to the ’90s
Kevin Appier whiffed 13 batters at Veterans Stadium where the Stratville
SuperStars beat the Montreal Expos by the score of 3 to 1.
Appier(12-18) had a strong outing. He was stingy on the mound, allowing just
6 hits and 2 walks in 9 innings. Both teams ended up with 6 hits on the
Terry Mulholland(8-5) took the loss. He gave up 3 runs and 6 hits in 6 and
2/3 innings. Appier was jubilant in the hometown clubhouse, ‘It was a lot of
fun out there. The fans gave me a lot of support as did my teammates. We
got the victory and I’ll sure take 13 strikeouts anytime!’
Griffey Jr. enjoyed a great day at the plate. He lofted a solo-blast
‘downtown’ in the 1st inning, doubled which plated a run in the 3rd inning,
rifled a three-run blast (his 35th of the season) in the 5th inning and
singled in the 8th inning. Disco rapped out 15 hits for the afternoon.
Cone(6-9) was the winner allowing 2 runs for the game. The losing pitcher was
Alex Fernandez(6-7). He was touched for 7 hits and 4 walks in 4 and 1/3
Everyone seemed to enjoy the performance of Cone – except Baltimore. Harris
Jessop lamented, ‘He just was ‘on’ this afternoon. He was keeping our guys
off balance all game. A fine game by a good strikeout pitcher – makes it a
fun game for the hometown fans – unfortunately we were the visitors!’