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All-Time Greats VI | Results
Sandy Koufax completed the game without help from the bullpen and first
baseman Roger Connor had 2 base hits at Forbes Field where the Buffalo
Blues beat the Balco Bombers by the score of 3 to 1.
Koufax(25-11) was in control of the game from the outset. He didn’t allow
much, just 10 hits and 1 walk in 9 innings. Balco made it exciting in the
9th, but they were unable to push the needed runs across.
Roger Clemens(17-12) was hit with the loss. The Buffalo ballclub’s record now
stands at a division leading 94-53. With the loss, Balco has a record of 3-7
lately, 73-74 overall.
Stephen Strasburg whiffed 16 batters as the Minnesota Twins defeated the
Glendale Lumber Co IV by the score of 7 to 2 at Miller Park
Kurt Suzuki had a big day with his bat. He laced a base-hit bringing in two
baserunners in the 1st inning and lofted a solo-blast ‘downtown’ (his 3rd of
the season) in the 8th inning. Both teams totaled 7 hits on the afternoon.
The winning pitcher was Strasburg(15-7) who allowed 2 runs for the game. James
Shields(1-3) absorbed the loss. Strasburg was pleased with his performance.
He noted, ‘I had good command of all my pitches. Just as important, my
location was right on.’
Back to the ’90s
Ray Durham collected 2 extra-base hits and had 3 RBI and Randy Johnson pitched
a 3 hitter at Candlestick Park as the amazing Neeever Surrender beat the
Big Flys by the count of 8 to 2.
Johnson(20-10) came through with a virtuoso performance against the Big
hitters. He was stingy on the mound, allowing just 3 hits and 1 walk in 9
innings. Johnson struckout 11 Big batters. Neeever had a total of 12 hits
for the game.
Francisco Cordova(10-3) took the loss. He gave up 5 hits and no walks in 5
innings. C Hart was very impressed with his pitcher, Johnson, ‘He had
unusually good pitch placement this afternoon. It was almost unfair – but a
beautiful game to watch from where I sat’
Ivan Rodriguez smacked 2 home runs at Coors Field where the Tigers Love
Children beat the Thundering Herd 6 to 3.
Tigers jumped on top to stay in the top of the 3rd inning scoring a single
run. After two were out Rodriguez lofted a solo-blast ‘downtown’.
Thundering could do no damage in the bottom of the 9th.
Wilson Alvarez(9-3) got credit for the victory, pitching 5 and 1/3 innings and
allowing 2 runs. Scott Williamson earned the save, his 18th. Jose
Rosado(13-11) was tagged with the loss. He was touched for 3 homeruns in his
5 innings of work.