All-Time Greats VI | box score
Mark McGwire cracked 3 homeruns and had 4 RBI as the TIDEWATER POWERWAVE
ballclub embarrassed the Whats up Doc by the count of 14 to 4.
McGwire enjoyed a great day at the plate. He hit a bases-empty home run in
the 1st inning, delivered a solo blast in the 2nd inning and cracked a
two-run shot (his 60th of the season) in the 3rd inning. TIDEWATER finished
with 10 hits in the victory.
Orval Grove(10-10) went 7 innings allowing 3 runs for the win. Charlie
Leibrandt(4-11) took the loss. ‘Actually, I didn’t feel that comfortable at
the plate today’ McGwire said after the game. ‘Despite that, I’m happy with
Designated hitter Tyler Colvin smacked 3 homeruns as the Springfield Isotopes
outscored the Durock Sweetbacks 5 to 3.
Colvin was in a groove all day. The Durock fans hated to see him approaching
the batter’s box. He smashed a solo-shot out of the park in the 1st inning,
ripped a solo home run in the 5th inning and smashed a bases-empty ‘big-fly’
(his 16th of the season) in the 7th inning. Springfield finished with 11
hits in the victory.
Francisco Liriano(11-5) allowed 2 runs in 6 innings, and picked up the
victory. Liriano was helped out by Hong-Chih Kuo who recorded his 32nd save.
Zack Greinke(13-15) absorbed the loss. He served up 4 homeruns in his 8 and
‘It wasn’t my best outing, but I’ll take the win’ Liriano said.
Back to the ’90s
Raul Mondesi went deep and had 2 RBI at Coors Field where the Brooklyn
Dodgers beat the Motor City MoFo’s by the score of 6 to 3.
Motor City never recovered after Brooklyn took the lead in the 6th inning
scoring 2 runners on 2 hits. The highlight belonged to Ron Gant, who
silenced Coors Field ’95 as he bombed a two-run dinger (his 23rd of the
season). Brooklyn had 12 hits overall, while Motor City had 9.
The win went to Kevin Tapani(4-6) who allowed 3 runs in 8 innings. Trevor
Hoffman got the save, his 16th. Scott Kamieniecki(10-7) was the loser. He
pitched 6 innings allowing 8 hits and 3 walks.