Game 1-Goofs turn two singles into a run in the first, and repeat the
feat in the second. Kang crushed two-run shot in the top of the sixth to
build a 4-0 lead for the visitors. Martin finally got the Zaps offense
going in the 7th with a solo tater, and Rendon’s pinch hit, two-run
double in the 8th pulled the home team within a run. The Goofs scratched
out a run in the top of the 9th and Uehara slammed the door in the 9th
to give the Supergoofs a 5-3 victory in the opener.
Game 2-Maybin led off the game with a double and Parra picked him up
with a base knock to right to give the Goofs the early 1-0 lead. Machado
tied it up with a solo shot in the home half of the second. In the
third, after Parra stole a base on a blown hit & run Machado threw one
into the stands for a 2-base error that put the SG’s back on top 2-1.
Dickerson drove in Cutch with a double in the bottom half of the frame
to tie it back up 2-2. In the 6th Dickerson blasted a shot that chased
Tanaka and put the Zaps ahead 3-2, and the pen made it stand up to tie
Game 3-The Goofs used a single, a double, and a sac fly to score one in
the top of the first. Machado broke up Degrom’s no-hit bid with a
one-out double in the fifth. Three hits, two errors, and a squeeze play
plated three in the top of the 8th. Degrom dominated with a complete
game three-hitter to out duel Greinke.
Game 4-Liriano and Heston had dueling two-hitters until Cutch smashed an
Earl Weaver special to give the Zaps a 3-0 lead in the fifth. Machado
hit a double in the sixth and Martin’s single made it 4-0 for the good
guys. The pen relieved Liriano in the eighth to finish the combined
Game 5-Greinke pitched out of a bases loaded no-out jam in the top of
the first, and Dickerson gave the Zaps the lead in the home half with a
solo shot. After Brandon Phillips missed a ballpark chance for a
three-run dinger in the top of the fourth Cutch hit one out to extend
the lead to 2-0. Moreland hit a bases-empty tater in the fifth to make
it 3-0. Kang answered with a blast in the sixth to close the gap to 3-1.
A Goldschmidt error allowed a run to score in the seventh after back to
back singles. The pen took over in the eighth and sealed the deal to let
the home team take the rubber game 3-2.