Inning 3

Sox up, 1-0

OC leading off.

Vin Scully notes that we’ve played two innings and all four lead-off men have reached.  Only Dye scored.

Make that five.  OC walks.

BA up.

Can you name the 10 Dodgers players with retired numbers?  Answer next inning.

Strike out swinging.

Q up.

Hitting .278 with 17 home runs and 56 RBI.

Q was born in Bellflower, CA, same hometown as Jeff Kent.

WP moves OC to second.  RBI opportunity.

Cubs are getting hammered by Orioles.  Is that the same team that pounded us?

Single by Q scores OC.

2-0 Sox

JD to the plate.

“Let’s go White Sox,” a fan shouts.

Visit by the pitching coach as Kershaw’s second pitch to Dye is way high (94 mph fastball)

GB to third (another nice play by Martin), throw to second for force is late/dropped.  Ruled a base hit.  First and second, one out.

Swisher up.

“Ohio State @#&*%,” a fan shouts.

Fly out to the warning track in left.  Both runners advance.

Crede up.  Two-out opportunity.

Shattered bat, Quentin diving to avoid the barrel.  Out 5-3.

Inning over.

Bottom

MLB announced the Futures Games participants.  Class AA Birmingham manager Carlos Subero is coaching for the World Team.

E6

Kemp single to center.  Pierre to third.  No out.

Infield back.

Martin strikes out.

Loney up.  John reaches back for a 92 mph fastball.  Strike one.  Swinging strike two on a slider.  Now 2-2. 

Pretty, pretty GIDP with Ramirez flicking the ball to OC from his glove.

Inning over.

 

 

 

 

3 Comments

Alexei that was a thing of beauty, and of course he gets to lead off the next inning. Now if we could only get him across the plate.

Alexei that was a thing of beauty, and of course he gets to lead off the next inning. Now if we could only get him across the plate.

Oh, Scott. Since we’re all on the internet, this trivia question is a bit too easy! Nonetheless:

1. #1 Pee Wee Reese
2. #2 Tommy Lasorda
3. #4 Duke Snider
4. #19 Jim Gilliam
5. #20 Don Sutton
6. #24 Walter Alston
7. #32 Sandy Koufax
8. #39 Roy Campanella
9. #42 Jackie Robinson
10. #53 Don Drysdale

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