We could have won a couple more of these, but by the same token we could have lost all 5. Games via CM at The Hooverdome.
5/30 – Fungoes 6, Tweeners 5. A true pitchers’ battle between Price and Kuma until the Fungoes break out for a 6-run 7th. Tweeners score 3 of their own in the 7th and another in the 8th, but Papelbon nails down the 2 inning save. Homers by Carpenter and Perez.
5/31 – Tweeners 2, Fungoes 1. The pitching duel persisted until the end of this one. After successfully handling a dozen X chances, Daniel Murphy finally kicked one to allow the winning run to score. King Felix improves to 10-1, Zach Duke the save, Maness takes the loss in relief of Roark.
6/1 – Fungoes 9, Tweeners 1. Not that Kershaw needed that much support. MadBum and friends phoned it in. Murphy 4 for 4 with 4 RBI.
8/8 – Tweeners 2, Fungoes 0. Felix (11-1) with the CG 5-hitter. L – Hendicks. HR – Lind.
8/9 – Fungoes 5, Tweeners 4 (11 innings). After falling behind 4-0 we battle back to tie it in the 9th, only to lose in 11. Price fans 13 in 6.1, Tweeners fan 18 times all told. W – Maness. L – Smyly. HR – Zobrist, Garcia.