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All-Time Greats VI | Results
Ralph Kiner smashed 3 home runs and had 5 RBI at Palace of the Fns as the
Captain B’s Highwaymen beat the Back Home 6 to 1.
Kiner was a one-man wrecking crew. He smashed a solo-shot out of the park in
the 4th inning, lifted one out of the park for a two run home run in the 5th
inning and bombed a two-run dinger (his 81st of the season) in the 8th
inning. Overall Captain B’s out-hit Back 10 to 7.
Bret Saberhagen(14-11) went 8 and 2/3 innings allowing 1 run for the win.
Steve Blass(7-8) ended up with the loss. ‘It’s almost like the ball was
trying to hit my bat,’ Kiner said. ‘Whenever I would swing, the ball found
the sweet spot.’
First baseman Joey Votto launched 3 home runs and had 5 RBI at US Cellular
Field where the Phx Coyotes beat the Hoosier Daddy in 12 innings 17 to
The score was knotted at 12 after nine innings. Phx won the hard fought
contest in the 12th inning. The key offensive moment was provided by Votto,
who deflated the crowd as he smashed a two-run homer (his 35th of the
season). Phx provided plenty of action in the 1st inning when they had 6
runs on 3 hits, the 7th inning plating 4 runs and the 12th inning with 4 runs
on 3 hits. The game was a wild affair with the lead changing hands 5 times.
Carlos Marmol(7-4) went 5 innings allowing 4 runs for the win. Brandon
Lyon(5-5) absorbed the loss in relief. He served up 3 gopher balls in 4 and
Back to the ’90s
Ken Griffey Jr. slammed 3 home runs and had 7 RBI as the Bedrock Bricks
outscored the Bettendorf Blasters 13 to 5.
Griffey Jr. was unconscious all day. The Bettendorf fans hated to see him
approaching the batter’s box as he just kept delivering base hits! He belted
a three-run homer in the 1st inning, smashed a two-run homer in the 7th
inning and cracked a two-run shot (his 49th of the season) in the 9th inning.
Bedrock kept the pressure on throughout the contest as they scored in 6
The winning pitcher was Greg Swindell(20-11) who allowed 5 runs in 8 innings.
Mark Gubicza(0-1) ended up with the loss. Griffey Jr. said, ‘It was just all
timing. I had pretty good rhythm at the plate tonight. You’ve got to take
advantage of mistakes when you can. A couple pitches were definitely up a
little bit – right in my zone.’
Matt Holliday cracked 2 home runs and had 3 RBI as the Remember The Alamo
defeated the hammy habernashers 6 to 3 at PNC Park
Holliday had a big day against hammy. He ripped a solo home run in the 3rd
inning, doubled in the 6th inning, lifted one out of the park for a two run
home run (his 26th of the season) in the 7th inning and ripped a base-knock
in the 9th inning. Remember had 12 hits for the game and hammy had 8.
The winning pitcher was Brad Penny(14-9) who allowed 2 runs in 7 and 1/3
innings. Billy Wagner recorded the save, his 14th. Josh Beckett(15-10)
suffered the loss.
‘I didn’t feel that good when I came to the park today,’ Holliday said. ‘I’m
glad I decided to play!’