Blazers and Mustangs Ch 3
New Milford finishes interleague play with the team that swept them in their only WS appearance.
Game 1: Teheran @ Kershaw
Bottom 5, Kershaw hits one high, far and gone to put the home team up 1-0.
Stangs tie it up in the 6th on a Lowrie RBI single.
Bottom 6, Robinson rips an 2 RBI double for a 3-1 lead.
Bottom 7, a Tulo HR pushes the lead to 5-1.
Top 9, Bradley doubles and with runners on and the tying run on deck, KRod is brought on. A WP scores a run but Ramirez lines into a DP as Blazers prevail 5-2.
WP Kershaw (11-2)
S KRod (15)
Game 2: Miley @ Anderson
A Lowrie first inning groundout puts Charlotte up 1-0.
Top 9, Suzuki with an RBI single and Ramirez with an RBI single give the Stangs some insurance.
Bottom 9, a Carpenter double and Raburn single put the tying runs on with one out, and Miley, who had been magnificent gives way to Robles to face MVP candidate Choo. Choo grounds into a DP giving New Milford a rare home loss, 3-1.
WP Miley (3-7)
LP Anderson (7-4)
S Robles (10)
Game 3: Tanaka @ Sanchez
a Dietrich 4th inning RBI double is followed by a 5th inning RBI groundout.
Meahwhile, Tanaka has given up no hits.
Top 6, Dietrich HR’s for a 4-0 lead.
Bottom 6, defensive starters Johnson, Robinson and Tulo, who were going to rest this series are brought in to shore up the D and preserve the no-no.
No hits through 6.
Top 7, a Betts 2 run bomb, Robinson 2 run double push the lead to 8-0.
Bottom 7, no hits for Charlotte.
Top 8, a Peralta single and Johnson walk bring in 2 more for a 10-0 lead.
Bottom 8, HanRam leads off the inning with a single to right.
Blazers win 10-0.
WP Tanaka (7-0)
LP Sanchez (2-11)
Game 4: Quintana @ Hendricks
Top 1, a Peralta 2 run bomb is followed by a Dietrich solo shot for a 3-0 lead.
Bottom half, Stangs get one back on a Miggy RBI double.
Top 4, reserve Greg Garcia HR’s to put New Milford up 4-1 and Choo makes it 6-1 with a 2 RBI single.
Top 7, a Peralta single and GIDP push the lead to 8-1 and then the rains come. 81 minutes later Quintana’s arm is stiff.
Bottom 8, Stangs load the bases with a BB and 2 E’s with no outs, but a double play ball and K limit the damage to 1 run.
Blazers win 8-3 and take the series 3 games to 1.
WP Quintana (7-2)
LP Hendricks (4-3)
S Warren (3)
Blazers finish interleague 13-3 carrying the OL on their backs for a 8th straight season. Maybe this is the year the rest of the OL can clean up and win the yearly series.
Blazers are 53-19 on the season, 17 games up on Salem in the division with tilts against Vegas and home against Los Altos to finish the chapter.