Monday, April 27, 2015

Fungoes 4, Nads 3

Fungoes played home games vs Nads.  All games played at WTF.

May 22:
Salvador Perez had 3 base hits as the Fungoes won a heart-stopping
victory over the Nads, 5 to 4.
The deciding run was scored in the bottom of the 9th.  Perez lined a
single.  Mookie Betts stepped into the batter's box and he laced a
base-knock.  Betts then stole second base.  After an out was recorded, the Fungoes
continued their aggressive style with another stolen base.  Matt Carpenter
stepped into the box and ripped a walk-off single sending the 46,277 
home-town fans home happy.  
David Robertson(1-0) got credit for the victory, pitching 1 inning and
allowing no runs. Doug Fister(2-7) was charged with the loss.  

May 23:
In an exciting finish the Fungoes pulled out a win over the Nads by
a score of 2 to 1 at WTF Field.
The Fungoes scored the deciding run in the 9th inning.  Mike Trout drew a walk.
Trout got a good lead and stole second.  After an out was recorded, Eric
Hosmer then smashed a walk-off double resulting in an exciting win for the Fungoes and a wild
post-game celebration by the home town fans.  
The win was credited to David Robertson(2-0) who went 1/3 of an inning allowing no runs. Josh Collmenter(4-3) absorbed the loss.  

May 24:
The Nads ended a winless drought defeating the Fungoids, 5 to 4.
In the 5th inning the Nads scored 2 runs with the help of 3 hits.  The highlight
belonged to Josh Harrison who quieted the home crowd when he lined a base-hit
bringing home two baserunners.  
Chris Tillman(4-2) was the winner allowing 4 runs in 6 and 2/3 innings.
Tillman got help from Tony Sipp who was credited with his 4th save.  Tom
Koehler(1-1) was the loser.  He was touched for 9 hits and 2 walks in 6
innings. 'It's been a rough ride lately, but this was a good win for us' said the 
Nadman, 'Maybe this will put us back on track.'

May 25:
David Price went 7 and two third strong innings at WTF Field as the Fungoes shut out
the Nads winning it 2-0.
Price(4-3) was virtually untouchable.  He was stingy on the mound, allowing
just 3 hits and no walks in 7 and 2/3 innings.  Price racked up 9 strikeouts
lowering his ERA to 3.14. The Fungoes meanwhile scored both of their runs on suicide squeeze bunts.
Jonathan Papelbon recorded the save, his 9th.  Jarred Cosart(4-4) suffered the loss.  He surrendered 2 runs and 5 hits in 6 and 2/3 innings.

July 31:
One run was the difference at WTF Field as the Fungoes defeated the Nads 5 to 4.
Kyle Gibson(1-0) pitched well for the Fungi in their victory.  He surrendered 6
hits and 4 walks in 6 and 2/3 innings reducing his ERA from 3.05 to 2.63.
Nads tried unsuccessfully to come back in the 9th. 
Jonathan Papelbon gained credit for his 10th save.  Josh Collmenter(4-4) took
the loss.  He surrendered 5 runs and 11 hits in 5 and 1/3 innings. 
Al Kaline was beaming after the game, 'Not only were we making good
contact, but a lot of balls we hit seemed to have 'eyes'! I just love winning these tight ones! It was just our day - no doubt about it!'

August 1:
Left fielder Carl Crawford had 2 base hits and 2 RBI at WTF Field where the
Nads beat the Fungoes in 10 innings by the score of 5 to 4.
Both teams had scored 4 runs after nine full innings. The Naddies won the game in
the 10th inning. Todd Frazier ripped a base-knock. Adrian Gonzalez followed
with a double. Brian Dozier then drew a walk to load the bases. One out
later, Crawford came to the plate and hit a sacrifice fly. Miguel Montero
was the next batter, but he struck out. DAVE had 12 hits for the night.
The win went to Kevin Jepsen(1-1) who allowed no runs in 2 and 2/3 innings.
Seth Maness(1-1) was charged with the loss in relief. He gave up 1 run and 2 hits in 1/3 of an inning.

August 2:
Jarred Cosart had a strong outing at WTF Field where the Nads beat the
Fungoes by the score of 3 to 1.
DAVE scored 2 runs in the decisive top of the 5th inning with the help of 3
hits.  The biggest moment was provided by Josh Harrison who quieted the home
crowd when he cleared the fences for a two-run home run.  Tony Sipp was
perfect in relief and gained credit for his 5th save. 
Cosart(5-4) went 7 innings allowing 1 run for the victory. Tanner Roark(0-3) took the loss.  He gave up 3 runs and 6 hits in 7 and 1/3 innings.

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