Wally Berger hits 2 HRs in 9-8 victory over Doctors


Las Vegas Bombing Reds 9, Strangeglove Doctors 8
Game 71

FINAL (14) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 R H E
Doctors 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 ? 17 ? 3 ?
Bombing Reds 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 9 ? 13 ? 0 ?
W: Black, J. (1-0)
L: Howe, S. (1-3)
HR: M.Dihigo(19th), H.Aaron(23rd), N.Cash(22nd), W.Berger-2(15th)


Wally Berger blasted 2 homeruns and had 5 RBI as the Las Vegas Bombing Reds rallied impressively to win in dramatic style over Strangeglove Doctors in 14 innings, 9 to 8.

Both teams were tied at 6 runs apiece after nine innings. Las Vegas came out on top in the 14th inning. Stan Musial led off and started the attack as he drew a walk. Berger came to the plate and blasted a two-run home run (his 15th of the season). Two outs later Edgar Renteria stepped in and he drew a walk. Renteria got a good lead and stole second. Jose Altuve stepped into the box and smacked a single, and an error was also committed, resulting in an exciting win for Las Vegas and a wild post-game celebration by the home town fans. This was the kind of game that many fans love as the lead changed hands 5 times.

The winning pitcher was Joe Black(1-0) who allowed no runs in 1/3 of an inning. Steve Howe(1-3) was hit with the loss in relief. The Las Vegas ballclub's record now stands at 29-42. With the loss, Strangeglove has a record of 4-6 lately, 45-26 overall.


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Strangeglove Doctors

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
H. Wagner 3B,2B 7 1 2 0 .344
M. Dihigo 2B,LF 5 1 2 2 .297
C. Delgado DH 6 0 0 0 .262
J. Gibson C 7 0 1 0 .332
F. Robinson LF,RF 6 1 3 0 .338
H. Aaron RF,CF 6 2 2 1 .348
A. Rodriguez SS 6 2 2 0 .305
N. Cash 1B 7 1 3 2 .306
B. Clark CF 2 0 1 1 .375
   A - T. Foli PH,3B 5 0 1 1 .222
Totals 57 8 17 7

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
R. Harden 8.1 8 6 4 4 11 1 158 6.26
B. Ryan 3 2 0 0 0 3 0 41 3.64
B. Henry 1.2 2 2 2 1 0 1 25 4.08
S. Howe (L, 1-3) 0.2 1 1 0 1 0 0 16 5.93
Totals 13 2/3 13 9 6 6 14 2

Las Vegas Bombing Reds

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
C. Torriente CF 6 2 3 1 .379
   D - T. Steinbach C 1 0 0 0 .275
S. Musial 1B 5 2 1 0 .320
W. Berger DH 6 2 2 5 .254
V. Guerrero RF 7 0 1 0 .324
R. Colavito LF 6 0 0 0 .340
R. Petrocelli SS 4 0 0 0 .211
   B - E. Renteria PH,SS 2 1 0 0 .337
J. Altuve 2B 7 0 3 0 .327
V. Castilla 3B 5 1 1 0 .262
S. Lollar C 5 1 1 0 .190
   C - B. Miller PR,CF 1 0 1 0 .286
Totals 55 9 13 6

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
T. Higuera 3.1 7 5 5 3 7 2 82 7.02
J. Hutchings 2.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 27 6.47
J. Montgomery (BS, 6) 3.2 4 1 1 1 6 1 66 6.40
J. Wetteland 2.2 4 0 0 1 3 0 39 5.48
T. Ferrick 1.1 2 2 2 1 0 0 18 4.26
J. Black (W, 1-0) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 10.48
Totals 14 17 8 8 6 17 3


A-Pinch Hit For Clark In 6th Inning
B-Pinch Hit For Petrocelli In 10th Inning
C-Pinch Ran For Lollar In 11th Inning
D-Subbed Defensively (C ) For Torriente In 12th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 45,798
T- 5:25
LEFT ON BASE- Doctors:14 Bombing Reds:10
DOUBLE PLAYS- Doctors: 1 Bombing Reds: 2
ERRORS- H.Wagner, A.Rodriguez, S.Howe
DOUBLES- C.Torriente(15th)
TRIPLES- H.Wagner(16th), H.Aaron(7th)
HOME RUNS- M.Dihigo(19th), H.Aaron(23rd), N.Cash(22nd), W.Berger-2(15th)
STOLEN BASES- A.Rodriguez-2(13th), T.Foli(1st), E.Renteria(2nd)
WALKS- H.Wagner, M.Dihigo-2, F.Robinson, H.Aaron, A.Rodriguez, S.Musial-2,
W.Berger, R.Colavito, E.Renteria, V.Castilla
HIT BY PITCH- C.Delgado
STRIKE OUTS- H.Wagner-3, M.Dihigo, C.Delgado-3, J.Gibson-2, H.Aaron-2,
A.Rodriguez-2, N.Cash, B.Clark, T.Foli-2, C.Torriente-2,
S.Musial-3, W.Berger-2, V.Guerrero-2, R.Colavito-2, R.Petrocelli,
J.Altuve, S.Lollar
GIDP- J.Gibson, H.Aaron, E.Renteria
WILD PITCHES- R.Harden, B.Ryan, T.Higuera
PASSED BALLS- J.Gibson










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