Mark McGwire homers twice in 7-1 victory over Rooters


Skandia Bobcats 7, Dihectomega Rooters 1
Game 125

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Rooters 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 ? 5 ? 0 ?
Bobcats 2 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 - 7 ? 8 ? 0 ?
W: Gibson, B. (7-14)
L: Alexander, P. (18-14)
HR: M.McGwire-2(31st), B.Anderson(30th)


Bob Gibson whiffed 15 batters and first baseman Mark McGwire rocketed 2 homeruns and had 5 RBI at Minute Maid Field '05 where the Skandia Bobcats beat the Dihectomega Rooters by the score of 7 to 1.

McGwire had a great day at the plate. He blasted a two-run home run in the 1st inning and belted a three-run homer (his 31st of the season) in the 3rd inning. Skandia totaled 8 hits on the afternoon.

Gibson(7-14) was the winner allowing 1 run for the game. Pete Alexander(18-14) ended up with the loss. He served up 3 gopher balls in 8 innings.

Gibson was jubilant in the hometown clubhouse, 'It was a lot of fun out there. The fans gave me a lot of support as did my teammates. We got the victory and I'll sure take 15 strikeouts anytime!'


at Minute Maid Field '05


Dihectomega Rooters

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
H. Heilmann LF 4 0 0 0 .270
R. Barnes 2B 4 0 1 0 .289
M. Suttles DH 4 0 0 0 .229
T. Cobb CF 4 1 2 0 .287
A. Rosen 3B 3 0 2 1 .307
M. Napoli C 4 0 0 0 .263
K. Cuyler RF 3 0 0 0 .269
P. Goldschmidt 1B 4 0 0 0 .295
N. Garciaparra SS 2 0 0 0 .294
Totals 32 1 5 1

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
P. Alexander (L, 18-14) 8 8 7 7 1 4 3 121 4.98
Totals 8 8 7 7 1 4 3

Skandia Bobcats

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
H. Jennings SS 3 1 0 0 .279
A. Rodriguez 3B 3 0 1 0 .231
W. Mays CF 3 2 1 0 .286
M. McGwire 1B 3 3 2 5 .205
V. Guerrero RF 4 0 1 1 .253
B. Anderson DH 4 1 1 1 .256
E. Delahanty LF 3 0 2 0 .330
   B - M. Alou LF 1 0 0 0 .345
R. Campanella C 1 0 0 0 .240
   A - T. Simmons C 3 0 0 0 .206
C. Knoblauch 2B 3 0 0 0 .248
Totals 31 7 8 7

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
B. Gibson (W, 7-14) 9 5 1 1 3 15 0 157 6.22
Totals 9 5 1 1 3 15 0


A-Subbed Defensively (C ) For Campanella In 3rd Inning
B-Subbed Defensively (LF) For Delahanty In 8th Inning

INJURIES:
Roy Campanella INJURED (for 8 more games) in 2nd inning

ATTENDANCE- 27,716
T- 2:55
LEFT ON BASE- Rooters: 7 Bobcats: 4
DOUBLE PLAYS- Rooters: 1 Bobcats: 0
DOUBLES- A.Rosen(15th), V.Guerrero(16th), E.Delahanty(23rd)
HOME RUNS- M.McGwire-2(31st), B.Anderson(30th)
WALKS- A.Rosen, K.Cuyler, N.Garciaparra, A.Rodriguez
HIT BY PITCH- H.Jennings, W.Mays, M.McGwire
STRIKE OUTS- H.Heilmann, R.Barnes, M.Suttles-4, T.Cobb-2, A.Rosen, M.Napoli-3,
K.Cuyler, P.Goldschmidt, N.Garciaparra, A.Rodriguez, M.McGwire,
V.Guerrero, T.Simmons
GIDP- W.Mays
WILD PITCHES- B.Gibson-2










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