All-Time Greats VI | Results
Willie McCovey ripped 3 home runs at Polo Grounds as the TLV – 80
Pomeranians beat the Brooklyn ballclub 10 to 2.
McCovey was spectacular at the plate. He launched a Grand Slam homerun in the
1st inning, cracked a two-run shot in the 3rd inning and smashed a
bases-empty ‘big-fly’ (his 45th of the season) in the 7th inning. Overall
TLV – 80 out-hit Brooklyn 13 to 4.
Bill Hogg(21-11) was the winner allowing 2 runs in 6 and 1/3 innings. Chick
Fraser(10-12) ended up with the loss. ‘Some days it just all comes together,
and this was one of them’ McCovey said. ‘I’ve been seeing the ball pretty
C.C. Sabathia dominated striking out 10 Bestial batters as the Bad Gene Pool
2010 #5 beat the Bestial Groans by a score of 8 to 2.
Sabathia(20-14) gave a fine effort for Bad Gene. He went 7 and 2/3 innings
surrendering 7 hits and 1 walk. Both teams finished the game with 8 hits.
The loss was charged to Ricky Nolasco(10-13). He allowed just 2 hits and 1
walk in 5 innings. Sabathia didn’t realize how many strikeouts he was
racking up. When told he had 10 he was obviously surprised, ‘No kidding?
Man, I knew that I had decent total, but I didn’t think I had K’d that many.
Say, that’s pretty good, isn’t it?’
Back to the ’90s
First baseman Jason Giambi left the yard and had 4 RBI at Wrigley Field as
the Pittsburgh Pinatas beat the Swingin Bunts by the count of 7 to 5.
Giambi had a good day at the plate. He doubled bringing in two baserunners in
the 3rd inning and smashed a two-run homer (his 36th of the season) in the
8th inning. Swingin had a chance in the 9th but they came up short.
Tom Gordon(5-6) was the winner allowing 3 runs in 6 innings. Gordon was helped
out by Billy Wagner who recorded his 25th save. Ricky Bones(8-4) was the
losing pitcher. He gave up 7 hits and 2 walks in 5 innings.
‘This was a tough loss,’ said Bill, ‘the kind that sticks with you for
Mark McGwire rocketed 2 home runs and had 5 RBI as the Thundering Herd
outscored the Carlisle Roidragers 3 12 to 5.
McGwire had a good day at the plate. He bombed a two-run dinger in the 1st
inning and lofted a three-run ‘big-fly’ (his 2nd of the season) in the 8th
inning. Both teams ended up with 9 hits on the afternoon.
Kris Benson(1-0) went 7 and 1/3 innings allowing 5 runs for the win. Antonio
Alfonseca was credited with his 1st save. Eric Milton(0-1) was given the
loss. He allowed Thundering 8 runs in 3 innings of work.