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All-Time Greats VI | Results
Right fielder Joe Jackson had 3 base hits and 5 RBI and Randy Johnson tossed a
complete game as the Back Home man-handled the Captain B’s Highwaymen – the
final score was 14 to 3.
Jackson was a thorn in the side of the hometown fans as he enjoyed a fine day
at their team’s expense. He doubled clearing all three ducks off the pond.
in the 4th inning, slapped a base-hit bringing in a run in the 8th inning and
stroked a single plating a run in the 9th inning. Back bats were hot in the
4th inning with 4 runs on 3 hits and the 9th inning when they had 4 runs on 5
hits. Back simply wore out the Captain B’s pitching staff, scoring in 6
Johnson(20-11), allowing 3 runs for the game, picked up the victory. Smokey
Joe Williams(15-11) was hit with the loss. He was knocked around by Back,
allowing 11 hits and 2 walks in 4 and 2/3 innings.
At Chase Field the Minnesota Twins easily handled the Glendale Lumber Co
by the score of 9 to 5.
Minnesota went ahead for good in the 6th inning when they tallied 3 runs on 2
hits. The key offensive moment was provided by Jason Varitek, who deflated
the mood of the partisan fans when he doubled scoring two baserunners.
Overall Minnesota out-hit Glendale 11 to 5.
Matt Cain(20-8) went 7 and 1/3 innings allowing 5 runs for the victory. Justin
Verlander(13-11) was the losing pitcher. Despite taking the loss, he whiffed
13 batters in 7 and 2/3 innings.
Back to the ’90s
Frank Thomas smashed 2 home runs and scored 3 times at Yankee Stadium as
the Unwashed Rabble pulled off a dramatic comeback beating the Sussex
Stingers by the count of 9 to 7.
Unwashed won the game with a rally in the top of the 9th inning with 3 runs on
3 hits. Rickey Henderson led off the inning for Unwashed when he drew a
walk. Thomas was next and he drew a walk. Cecil Fielder then laced a single
to load the bases. Vinny Castilla was up next and he slapped a base-hit
resulting in a run. Raul Mondesi was a strikeout victim, unable to help out.
Cal Ripken Jr kept the inning going and drew a walk plating another run.
Jeff Kent was the next batter, but he struck out. Danny Bautista then ripped
a base-knock scoring the final run of the inning. Unwashed had a total of 14
hits for the game.
The win was credited to Rheal Cormier(2-4) who went 1/3 of an inning allowing
no runs. Cormier was helped out by Eddie Guardado who recorded his 4th save.
Lee Smith(1-7) was tagged with the loss in relief. He allowed 3 runs and 3
hits in 1 inning.
Angry Mob was very happy after the game, ‘It’s great to come back and win it
in your last at bats! Our guys just wouldn’t give up. And did you see the
fans – one minute they’re laughing and screaming down all sorts of
unprintable stuff at our guys – the next minute – SILENCE! Yes sir, a very
enjoyable win this afternoon!’
James Shields mowed down 10 Remember batters as the powerful hammy
habernashers beat the Remember The Alamo by a score of 6 to
Shields(20-10) contributed a very nicely pitched game. He didn’t give up
much, just 8 hits and 2 walks in 9 innings. hammy banged out 10 hits on the
Javier Vazquez(15-15) was charged with the loss. He was knocked around pretty
good, giving up 6 runs in 5 and 1/3 innings. Shields 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 10