New Milford and Chicago (Ch 3)



Blazers and Blacksox Ch 3

Blazers continue interleague with a series against Chicago.


Game 1:  MadBum @ Kershaw

Two of the game’s top left handers and Chicago wastes no time scoring with a Harper RBI groundout in the first.


Top 3, Beltran’s double scores Harper and it’s 2-0 Chicago.

Bottom half, Lowrie doubles in Kershaw to cut the Blacksox lead to 2-1.

Top 4, MadBum homers off of Kershaw for a 3-1 Chicago advantage.

Bottom 5, Carpenter hits a 3 run bomb to give the Blazers a 4-3 lead.

Top 6, with 2 outs, Simmons singles and MadBum hits his second HR of the game off of Kershaw to give Chicago a 5-4 lead.

Bottom 7, Carpenter’s second HR of the game ties it, and a Tulo RBI single gives the Blazers the lead.

Top 8, newly acquired McGee on the bump and a Pagan RBI single and Kinsler RBI double have Chicago on top 8-7.

Bottom 9, Betts laces a 2 out single, but that’s as close as the Blazers would come as Chicago takes the opener 8-7.

WP Madson (3-1)

LP McGee (0-1)

S Uehara (9)



Game 2:  Leake @ Anderson

Anderson is great (7 IP, 6 H, 1 ER) with the only blemish first inning Longoria RBI single.

Leake is better (7 IP, 3 H, 0 ER)

Bottom 8, Cecil is brought on and RObinson leads off with a single and PH Raburn HRs for a Blazer 2-1 lead.

Top 9, Bryant and Dyson single, but KRod escapes the jam for a Blazer 2-1 win.

WP Furbush (2-1)

LP Cecil (3-3)

S KRod (13)



Game 3:  Warren @ Hamels

Series shifts to Chicago and the home team strikes first on a Bour 2 run bomb in the second.

Top 3, Peralta and Tulo with back to back RBI singles tie the game.

Bottom 3, a Simmons RBI single gives Chicago the 3-2 advantage.

a Harper bomb in the 5th makes it 5-2 Chicago.

A Tulo RBI single  in the 6th makes it 5-3.

Bottom half, Harper HR’s again, a 3 run shot and it’s 8-3 Chicago.

A Carpenter single and Betts sac fly pull NM to 8-5 in the 7th.

TOp 9, Uehara on for the save and Tulo and Dietrich single to bring the tying run to the plate. A Castro RBI single made it 8-6, but the Blazers do no more as Chicago wins 8-6.

WP Worley (1-1)

LP Warren (2-3)

S Uehara (10)



Game 4:  Quintana @ Morton

A first inning Choo 2 RBI triple and Peralta RBI groundout give the BLazers the early 3-0 lead.

A second inning Grandal RBI groundout is matched by a Peralta HR.  4-1 Blazers.

4th inning Castro HR and it’s 5-1 Blazers.

Top 5, a Zimmerman balk and Castro single make it 7-1 Blazers.

Blazers win 7-4 and secure the split.

WP Quintana (6-2)

LP Morton (4-5)


Blazers are 6-2 on the chapter. Harper goes off and drives in 7 of Chicago’s 19 RBI.  If I had a do over I’d walk him every time.  MadBum’s second HR off of Kershaw was stupid.





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