All-Time Greats VI | Results
Catcher Ivan Rodriguez ripped 3 home runs and had 5 RBI at Stars Park (NeL) as
the Brooklyn Dodgers beat the Play Ball in 10 innings by the count of 9 to
The game was deadlocked at 6 after nine full innings. Brooklyn won the game
in the 10th inning. After an out was recorded, Carl Yastrzemski keyed the
rally when he doubled. After another out, Babe Ruth came up and he was
walked intentionally. Rodriguez then clubbed a three-run home run (his 17th
of the season). Brooklyn had 14 hits for the afternoon.
The win went to Mark Fidrych(9-6) who allowed 6 runs in 9 innings. Goose
Gossage recorded his 8th save. The loss was charged to Mariano Rivera(7-2)
in relief. He served up 3 gopher balls in 4 innings.
‘I felt great out there today’ Rodriguez said. ‘I was seeing the ball
perfectly, and I was right on it with my swing.
Adrian Beltre smacked 2 home runs and had 3 RBI as the Stoddard Trading Post
beat the Hidden Harbor Hounds by a score of 8 to 2.
Beltre was in a groove all day. The Hidden Harbor fans hated to see him
approaching the batter’s box. He hit a bases-empty home run in the 1st
inning, ripped a solo home run (his 6th of the season) in the 3rd inning,
doubled in the 5th inning and doubled which scored a run in the 7th inning.
Stoddard had 14 hits overall, while Hidden Harbor had 7.
Ricky Romero(4-2) picked up the victory, allowing 2 runs in 6 and 1/3 innings.
Hisanori Takahashi(1-3) was given the loss. The Stoddard ballclub’s record
now stands at 13-11. With the loss, the Hidden Harbor ballclub’s record is
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Fred McGriff had 3 base hits and 2 RBI and Chuck Finley took a no-hitter into
the 6th inning at Yankee Stadium where the North Shore Whales beat the
C-Town Invaders by the score of 5 to 0.
Finley(1-0) was on top of his game. He didn’t give up much, just 2 hits and 4
walks in 9 innings. The left-handed Finley had his no-hit bid broken up by
Mark Grudzielanek who singled with one out in the 6th inning. North Shore
had 11 hits for the afternoon.
The loss was charged to Jose Lima(0-1). He allowed a few too many baserunners
giving up 9 hits and 3 walks in 6 and 1/3 innings.
‘We really needed this win’ said Don Ho. ‘That first drink of water at the
end of a drought sure does taste good!’
Jason Giambi rocketed 2 home runs and had 5 RBI at The Skydome as the
Carlisle Roidragers 3 staged a comeback win over the 20th Century Roiders by
the count of 9 to 8.
Carlisle came through with the game-winning runs in the 9th inning with 2
runs. Chipper Jones started the inning off right when he drew a walk. Manny
Ramirez got his chance to keep things going, but he went down on strikes.
Giambi then popped a two-run clout over the fence (his 12th of the season).
Carlisle totaled 9 hits on the afternoon.
Al Levine(4-2) went 1 and 1/3 innings allowing 1 run for the victory. Levine
got help from Doug Jones who was credited with his 9th save. Jeff Shaw(4-2)
was the losing pitcher in relief.
Chuck Sweeder was all smiles after the game, ‘To pull a game out in your last
at bats, is a beautiful feeling – and did you see how quiet it got out there?
You could have heard a pin drop when we took the lead. But, hey, that’s what
makes baseball so great – as the great sage Yogi Berra says, ‘it’s not over
’til its over.’