All-Time Greats VI | Results
Barry Bonds smacked 3 home runs and had 5 RBI at Ebbets Field where the
Smoke Shows beat the Texas Tea by the score of 14 to 10.
Bonds had a great day at the plate. He lofted a solo-blast ‘downtown’ in the
3rd inning, cleared the fences for a two-run home run in the 5th inning and
smashed a two-run homer (his 21st of the season) in the 8th inning. Texas
had a chance in the 9th but they came up short.
Boom-Boom Beck(1-3) was the winner allowing 4 runs in 6 innings. Beck was
helped out by Lee Smith who recorded his 7th save. Fred Norman(2-5) ended up
with the loss.
‘Some losses are harder to take than others’ Beer lamented after the game.
‘This was one of them.’
Danks(7-5) pitched well for Manhasset in their victory. He went 7 and 1/3
innings surrendering 6 hits and 4 walks. John Axford pitched a perfect ninth
and was credited with his 15th save.
Brian Duensing(6-3) was hit with the loss. Danks 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 14 strikeouts
Back to the ’90s
Benito Santiago rocketed 2 home runs and had 5 RBI and Bryan Harvey quieted any
hopes that Chicago may have had of a comeback as the North Shore Whales
defeated the Chicago Rockets by the score of 9 to 7 at Yankee Stadium
Santiago had a good day at the plate. He smashed a two-run homer in the 3rd
inning and lifted one out of the park for a two run home run (his 4th of the
season) in the 6th inning. Chicago proved to be no trouble in the 9th.
Mike Morgan(11-10) allowed 7 runs in 7 innings, and picked up the victory.
Harvey got the save, his 13th. Kevin Brown(9-14) ended up with the loss. He
got hit hard, allowing 8 hits and 5 walks in 5 and 2/3 innings.
With this win, North Shore has a 38-57 record. They have been 7-3 lately.
Chicago has a record of 47-48 after the loss.
Raul Ibanez cracked 2 home runs and scored 3 times at Coors Field where the
Carlisle Roidragers 3 beat the Quebec Reds by the score of 18 to 9.
The Quebec fans didn’t appreciate the big day Ibanez had. He lofted a
solo-blast ‘downtown’ in the 3rd inning, banged out a single in the 7th
inning and smashed a bases-empty ‘big-fly’ (his 3rd of the season) in the 8th
inning. Carlisle bats were hot in the 5th inning with 7 runs on 5 hits and
the 8th inning when they had 5 runs on 5 hits. Quebec was out-hit by
Carlisle, 21 hits to 10.
Dave Burba(6-9) picked up the victory, allowing 6 runs in 8 innings. Scott
Erickson(6-7) took the loss. He served up 3 gopher balls in 4 and 2/3