All-Time Greats VI | box score
Pedro Martinez mowed down 12 Haystacks batters and Ross Youngs had 3 base hits
and 2 RBI at Metropolitan Stdm where the strong 48th Air Force beat the
Haystacks Calhoun 8 to 1.
Martinez(20-7) looked very much in control throughout the day. He gave up
just 6 hits and 1 walk in 9 innings. 48th had a total of 12 hits for the
Monte Weaver(10-13) suffered the loss. Erkel was impressed with Martinez and
his 12 strikeouts. ‘It’s tough to generate runs if you can’t make contact
with the ball.’
The score was knotted at 2 after nine innings. Montreal won the game in the
14th inning. Miguel Olivo doubled. After an out was recorded, Olivo
proceeded to steal third base. Brett Gardner then drew a walk. Montreal
continued their aggressive style with another stolen base. Marco Scutaro
stepped into the box and was walked intentionally to load the bases. Reed
Johnson kept things alive and delivered a base-hit resulting in an exciting
win for Montreal and a wild post-game celebration by the home town fans.
Montreal had a total of 10 hits for the game.
Joba Chamberlain(4-2) got the win allowing no runs in 3 innings. Jonathan
Broxton(1-3) was hit with the loss in relief. He gave up 2 hits and 2 walks
in 1/3 of an inning.
Back to the ’90s
Sid Fernandez hurled a 2 hitter at Coors Field where the Hometown Heroes
beat the spring time birds by the score of 3 to 1.
Hometown had 2 runs cross the plate in the 4th inning. The key offensive
moment was provided by John Olerud, who deflated the mood of the partisan
fans when he smashed a two-run homer (his 12th of the season). spring time
was retired without difficulty in the bottom of the 9th.
Fernandez(6-5) picked up the complete game victory, allowing 1 run. Greg
Harris(3-4) was the loser. Fernandez was asked about his big strikeout
performance, ‘Well, it’s a little odd when you rack up these numbers on the
road – instead of cheers and a running tally in the stands, everything gets
real still and quiet. Just strange – but it’s nice to be able to take the
crowd out of the game.’
History was made in Lowell as Roger Clemens(21-11) tossed a no-hitter and the
Boston Shamrocks33 defeated the Lowell Kerouacs by the score of 1 to 0.
The game was decided in the 9th inning. Doug Decinces slapped a single. Tom
Brunansky was next and he delivered a one-base hit. Will Clark then doubled
scoring the run. Lowell went down quietly in the bottom of the 9th.
Fernando Valenzuela(17-16) was the losing pitcher. What a show!’ chris
fitzpatrick said. ‘Clemens was great out there — I’m happy that he go it.’