Warpigs 3, Wahoos 1
The Wahoos clinched the 5th seed by winning the final game of the series. The Wahoos will play the Sidewinders in Round 1. The Rhinos will take on the Drillers. The Warpigs won a league record 126 games and join the Buckeyes with first round byes.
Game 1 - Warpigs win 5-4 - Cliff Lee (22-5) pitched his final 5 innings of the year, leaving with a 5-2 lead. The PigPen hung on, but only barely. Orlando Hudson went 3-4 and Rafael Furcal hit a 1st inning homer. Joakim Soria earned his 27th save.
Game 2 - Warpigs win 12-2 - A 5-run first inning vs Fausto Carmona wrapped this one up early. Cody Ransom and Stephen Drew both hit pinch homers later in the game. Ervin Santana (17-8) went six innings for the win.
Game 3 - Warpigs win 4-3 - Jesse Litsch (17-4) outdueled Gil Meche for the win. Furcal went 3-4 with 2 RBI and 2 stolen bases. Albert Pujols hit his 43 home run of the year. Soria got save number 28.
Game 4 - Wahoos win 9-1. Ricky Nolasco threw a complete game 5-hitter. John Lackey (5-7) got pounded in the loss. With the win, the Wahoos finally broke the tie with the Rhinos for the 5th seed.