The Plague 1, Birds of Pray 2
G-1 J.Parker gave up 1 hit & 2 bb's in a CG 3-0 Birds win.A.J Ellis
homered in the win.
G-2. Birds broke open a 2-1 game with a 4 run 8th, highlighted by 2r HR's by C.Davis & C.Headley, who also hit a solo to break 1-1 tie in Birds 6-1 win. M.Montero 2/4 w/ RBI for Plague.
G-3 In a back & forth game, Plague took 5-4 lead in the 9th on a Y.Escobar S F, only to watch Birds tie it in The 9th on a passed ball by Montero.Plague then got The winning run on a double by Montero in the 12th.
Goldschmidt homered & Montero drove in 2 for Plague in 6-5 win.Birds got homers from Dirks(solo) & Hardy(2 run) in loss. Dirks(Birds) & Fowler(Plague ) also tripled.
Birds end 2nd period 31-29.
Lemonheads 1, Lymebees 2
Lymebees start final stretch to playoffs vs Lemonheads;
Game 1;Grenke vs Burnett; Bees score 2 in second on lead off HR by Braun and PB with Lowrie on third, Lemonheads get a two out bases loaded triple in fourth, single run in 5th, two out, two run HR by Butler in 8th and Lemonheads win 6-2.
Game 2; Cahill vs Gonzalez; Lemonheads get 2 run in 1st, Bees score 7 in bottom of first with 5 walks, both teams and single runs in 2nd, Bees score 3 in 4th and 4 in 6th and Lemonheads end scoring with 2 solo HR in 9th. Bees win 15-5.
Game 3; Iwakuma vs Bailey; Bees score on error in first, Butler hits solo HR in 4th, Bees score 1 run in bottom of 4th, Bees score again in 6th, Lemonhead get single runs in 7th and 8th to tie game at 3 each, Bees get game winner in 12th to win 4-3.
Bees record at 39-24 and scheduled to play next two Monday nights.
Birds of Pray 3, Speakers 0
G-1. Birds got rbi's from Gordon & Dirks in the 5th to break a scoreless
tie, & M.Gonzalez scattered 6 hits & gave up one unearned run
in C.G. 2-1 win.Verlander 7IP 4 hits 3BB 6k's 2 runs.
G-2 J.J.Hardy hit a 3r homer & RA Dickey threw a C.G.3 hitter. In Birds 3-1 win. Dickey had 10k's & 1bb.
Cargo led off 9th with solo hr for Speakers.
G-3 Y.Gallardo k'ed 12, 1BB & 3 hits in C.G. 3-0 Birds win, Speakers didn't have a baserunner reach 2nd, but did turn a triple play, Cargo to Castro to Rizzo in the 7th inning.
Birds sweep ups record to 35-31.Speakers 35-28.
Lymebees 2, Arrogant Bastards 1
Game 1; Rodriguez vs Bumgarner; Bastards get 3 runs in first and 1 run
in 3rd, Bees get 3 in bottom of 3rd and never get any closes. Bastards
Game 2; Hamel vs Burnett; Bastards get solo HR to lead off first, Bees get a 2 run HR by Braun in bottom of first, add 1 in 2nd and 2 runs in 3rd, Bastards get solo HR by Holiday if 4th, Bees get another 2 run HR by Braun in 5th and solo HR by Lowrie in 7th and win 8-2.
Game 3; Bastards get 2 runs in first, Bees get 5 runs in bottom of first with Cano hitting a 3 run HR, Bastards get 2 runs in 3rd and Bees get back to back doubles by Beltran and Lowrie in 8th and hold on to win 6-4.
Trout goes 7 for 14, 4 doubles, 1 HR and 3 multi hit games.
Bees record 41-25
Lymebees 1, The Plague 2
Game 1; Hammel vs Bailey, Falu solo HR in first, Bees score 6 in bottom
of first, Plague tie game with 5 runs in 3rd with Montero hitting 3 run
HR, Bees get 5 run in 4th and Plague get solo HR by Kipnis and 2 run HR
by Escobar in 6th but that would end the scoring and Bees hold on to win
Game 2; Sabathia vs Bumgarner, each team scores single run in 3rd, Cano solo HR in 4th, Santana hits 2 run HR in 6th and Plague and another run in 9th and win 4-2.
Game 3; Stults vs Burnett, Bees get 2 run HR by Gonzalez in 2nd, Plague get 1 run back in 3rd, Bees get solo HR by Ruiz in bottom of 3rd, Plague erupt for 5 in top of 4th and Bees get 2 run HR by Upton in bottom of 4th but could only come close in 6th but double play ends that and Plague go on to win 6-5.
Bees record at 42-27 with no games scheduled.
Lymebees 1, Speakers 2
Game 1, Gonzalez vs Harvey; Bees score 5 runs in 5th off Harvey and add
1 run in 6th as Gonzalez pitches 3 hit conplete game. Bees win 6-0.
Game 2, Bailey vs Verlander; Bees score 1 run in 1st, Speakers score 3 runs in 4th with solo HR by Moss and 2 run HR by Rizzo, add 4 runs in 5th with a 3 run HR by Heyward, Braun hit a solo HR in 9th as Speakers win 7-2.
Game 3, Tillman vs Hernandez; Bees score 1 run in 4th, Speakers tie it up with Heyward single in 5th, Castro doubles with 1 out in bottom of 10th to give Speakers a walk off 2-1 win.
Lymebees record 43-29.
Unhinged Wahoos 2, The Plague 1
Wahoos 5 The Plague 1
Wahoos attack led by homers from Carlos Gomez, Edwin Encarnacion, and stupid Josh Willingham. Rugged Ross Detwiler tosses a complete game gem while giving up 7 hits, an unacceptable 4 walks, and hitting two batters.
The Plague 9 Wahoos 8
Big fat Pedro Alvarez hit a homer, and Edwin Encarnacion and stupid Josh Willingham continued to rampage with another homer each but it wasn't enough to stop The Plague from batting around in the 6th and dropping seven runs on Tom Milone. Tori Hunter hit two bombs in the game and Mike Moustakas added a homer and three RBI to pace The Plague.
Wahoos 6 The Plague 5
Kyle Kendrick wasn't as horrible as usual, striking out ten and walking only two going the distance in this game. He still managed to cough up 4 earned runs, hit a batter, and combine with sweet Lou Marson on a passed ball. Edwin Encarnacion smashed another homer and gave 3 RBI to the Wahoos cause.
Wahoos now stand at 28-41.
Birds of Pray 2, Lemonheads 1
With 3 game Daylight series, teams play unusual games.
After getting only 4 xbh's in 3 games vs Eliminators , Birds hit 4 HR's & 3 doubles in 14-4 win. Votto, Davis, Headley & Hardy all homered.
Heads got HR from Sandoval.
Gallardo 2nd straight complete game.
Back & forth till Heads take 3-2 lead in 6th on Desmond out; Birds get 6th inning RBI's from Gordon, Votto & Davis & hold on for 5-4 win. B.Butler solo.
Heads get 3r HR from Ethier & solo from Hill & pound M.Moore & pen for 11 runs (5 earned) in 11-3 win.
Davis, Cruz, RBIs for Birds. Bird commit 5 errors.
Birds climb to 38 - 34 record.
Eliminators 2, Birds of Pray 1
Birds & Eliminators played 5 consecutive 1 run game before Eliminators
won by 2 runs in last game of series.The series was dominated by strong
pitching(or bad hitting) as two teams combined for 10 r - 28 h - 16 BB.
G-1 Birds get solo & S.F. From N.Cruz & a 9th inning pinch hit RBI single from Dirks , driving in an unearned run in 3-2 win.Eliminators got 1st inning RBI from LaCroy but left bases loaded.Birds pen threw 6 innings of no hit 1 walk 0 run ball.
G-2. Morrow throws 7 innings 4 hit 3 bb & McCutchen hits walk off in 9th in 2-1 Eliminator win.Eliminators had only 2 hits, both solos(Freeman). J.Parker 7IP 1 hit 2 bb 1 run. C.Davis solo for Birds .
G-3 J.Johnson 6 IP 3h 2bb 5k 0 runs,& Eliminators get RBIs from Freeman & C.Nelson in 2-0 win.Eliminators pen 3 hitless innings.
Teams combined for 9 extra base hits.
Birds pen threw 10.1 innings of 1 hit 1 run ball, & is 11-9 & 2.05 ERA for year.
Birds 1/17 w/ RISP.
Asian Tsunamis 1, Eliminators 2
Gm 1 - Eli 5 AT 4 (10 inn)
Two run HR's by Allen Craig and Ben Zobrist give the Tsunami's an early 4-0 lead. Jay Bruce's two run triple in the 8th tied the game at 4. Adam Jones hit a walk off double with two outs in the bottom of the 10th. The Eliminator bullpen did not allow the Tsunamis a hit over the final 3 2/3 innings highlighted by Sean Doolittle's 2 perfect innings for the win.
Gm 2 - Eli 4 AT 1
Eliminators take a 3-0 lead after two behind Andrew McCutchen's solo HR in the first and Neil Walker's two run HR in the second. The Tsunami's would rally with two outs in the 6th. Allen Craig's two out double cut the lead to 3-1. The Tsunami's would load the bases but Houston Street would strike out Yasmani Grandal to end the threat. The Tsunami's would again get the tying run on in the 8th but this time Junichi Tazawa would end the threat. AJ Griffin would get the win and Tazawa pitched a perfect 9th for the save.
Gm 3 - AT 3 Eli 2
Starters Felipe Paulino and Erasmo Ramirez matched each other through the first 4 innings. The Eliminators would break through in the 5th. Joe Mauer's two out double scored Jose Reyes to give the Eliminators a 1-0 lead. After 6 scoreless inning, Ramirez would turn the game over to the bullpen. A 3 run 7th inning highlighted by a two run homer by Josh Hamilton would give the Tsunamis the lead. The Eliminators would not go quietly in the bottom of the 9th. Jay Bruce would lead off the inning with a solo HR. The next two batters would get out before a walk to pinch hitter Curtis Granderson would chase starter Felipe Paulino. Kris Medlen would come in and walk the next two batters to load the bases, but he would induce a fly ball to left field by Jose Reyes to preserve the victory.
Eliminators now 43-41.....Tsunamis 50-37.