AMERICAN FEDERATION BASEBALL LEAGUE
VIRGINIA DIAMOND CLUB AT OREGON EXPLORERS
05/09/2044
 
AMERICAN FEDERATION BASEBALL LEAGUE
VIRGINIA DIAMOND CLUB AT OREGON EXPLORERS
GAME ID: 4249 - MONDAY, MAY 9TH, 2044 - GAME LOG
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Virginia Diamond Club (9-23) 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 8 0
Oregon Explorers (22-10) 1 2 0 0 3 1 0 0 X 7 11 0
Diamond Club Lose to Explorers, 7-3
Sander Mertens left his imprint on the 7-3 Oregon win against the Virginia Diamond Club. Mertens, who is tied for 2nd in the FL in RBI with 25, went 3-5 with 3 singles, while adding 2 RBI and scoring once. Nate Simpson was the winning pitcher. Over 6 innings, he allowed 3 runs on 8 hits, with 1 walk and 7 strikeouts. The Explorers, now 22-10, have been red hot.

The Explorers got a big at-bat from left fielder Álex Luna. For the game, Luna went 1 for 4 with a home run. He drove in 3 runs and scored once. In the bottom of the fifth, with runners on 1st and 2nd, he stroked a 3-run home run. His 8th home run of the season gave Oregon a 6-3 lead.

Mertens called the win the result of "everyone being in sync."
VIRGINIA BATTING LINESCORE OREGON BATTING LINESCORE
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
L. Rivera CF 5 0 2 2 0 1 1 .244 1 20
J. Martínez SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .184 0 10
D. Hines RF 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .305 8 22
E. Clemons 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .292 0 8
O. García DH 4 0 2 1 0 1 1 .252 0 17
H. Abbott 1B 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .145 1 3
H. Elin 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .301 5 13
A. López C 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 .273 1 2
P. McBride LF 3 2 2 0 1 0 0 .261 1 10
Totals 35 3 8 3 2 12 9      
BATTING
Doubles: L. Rivera (8, 4th Inning off N. Simpson, 1 on, 2 outs)
Triples: L. Rivera (2, 2nd Inning off N. Simpson, 1 on, 2 outs)
Total Bases: O. García 2 , P. McBride 2 , L. Rivera 5 , E. Clemons , D. Hines
2-out RBI: O. García , L. Rivera 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: H. Abbott , J. Martínez 2
Team LOB: 6

FIELDING
Double Plays: 1 (Martínez-Elin-Abbott)
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
D. Christopher 2B 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 .292 0 4
H. Roldán 3B 3 1 0 0 2 2 1 .231 0 2
S. Mertens C 5 1 3 2 0 0 1 .319 12 25
D. Jackson DH 2 1 2 1 1 0 0 .246 7 14
Á. Luna LF 4 1 1 3 0 1 4 .318 8 20
J. Geddes RF 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .252 7 16
Y. Yamane CF 3 1 2 0 0 0 1 .197 4 15
K. Hamilton 1B 3 1 1 0 1 0 3 .333 0 0
D. White SS 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .253 3 13
Totals 32 7 11 7 4 6 15      
BATTING
Doubles: Y. Yamane (8, 3rd Inning off S. Hill, 1 on, 2 outs) D. Christopher (6, 6th Inning off J. Menéndez, 0 on, 0 outs)
Home Runs: Á. Luna (8, 5th Inning off S. Hill, 2 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: Á. Luna 4 , D. White , Y. Yamane 3 , K. Hamilton , D. Christopher 2 , S. Mertens 3 , D. Jackson 2
2-out RBI: S. Mertens , D. Jackson
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: D. White , K. Hamilton
GIDP: Á. Luna
Hit by Pitch: Y. Yamane , J. Geddes , D. Jackson
Team LOB: 8

BASERUNNING
SB: H. Roldán (1)
CS: J. Geddes (3)
VIRGINIA PITCHING LINESCORE OREGON PITCHING LINESCORE
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
S. Hill L (0-2) 5.0 9 6 6 3 4 1 96 58 5.71   
J. Menéndez 3.0 2 1 1 1 2 0 51 33 4.70   
PITCHING
Game Score: S. Hill 26
Batters Faced: S. Hill 27, J. Menéndez 12
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: S. Hill 4-6, J. Menéndez 4-1
Pitches - Strikes: S. Hill 96-58, J. Menéndez 51-33
Hit Batsmen: S. Hill , J. Menéndez 2
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
N. Simpson W (4-2) 6.0 8 3 3 1 7 0 98 61 2.21   
N. Raines SV (1) 3.0 0 0 0 1 5 0 35 23 0.00   
PITCHING
Game Score: N. Simpson 50
Batters Faced: N. Simpson 27, N. Raines 10
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: N. Simpson 4-7, N. Raines 2-2
Pitches - Strikes: N. Simpson 98-61, N. Raines 35-23
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: Sander Mertens
Ballpark: Multnomah Stadium
Weather: Partly Cloudy (58 degrees), wind blowing in from right at 11 mph
Start Time: 7:05 PM CST
Time: 3:11
Attendance: 29941
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