AMERICAN FEDERATION BASEBALL LEAGUE
KENTUCKY LIONS AT ONTARIO BLUE PIRATES
08/11/2044
 
AMERICAN FEDERATION BASEBALL LEAGUE
KENTUCKY LIONS AT ONTARIO BLUE PIRATES
GAME ID: 5039 - THURSDAY, AUGUST 11TH, 2044 - GAME LOG
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kentucky Lions (69-42) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 6 0
Ontario Blue Pirates (46-65) 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 X 4 12 1
Lions Lose to Blue Pirates, 4-1
The Ontario Blue Pirates went home winners at Farmers Market Stadium, thanks in large part to starter Rubén Figueroa. Figueroa silenced the Kentucky Lions, enabling Ontario to grab the 4-1 win. Edwin Mercer earned his 21st save in 25 chances. With the win, Ontario has a record of 46-65. Kentucky falls to 69-42.

The Blue Pirates got a big at-bat from catcher António Díaz. For the game, Díaz was 2-3 with 2 singles, while adding 2 RBI and scoring once. In the bottom of the seventh, with runners on 1st and 3rd, he stroked a run-scoring single. His 71st hit of the season gave Ontario a 2-1 lead.

In postgame comments to the Ontario Daily News, Díaz said, "If the effort is there, the wins will come."
KENTUCKY BATTING LINESCORE ONTARIO BATTING LINESCORE
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
R. Dixon LF 3 1 1 0 2 1 1 .332 16 42
G. Smith C 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .213 20 56
A. Visscher 1B 4 0 2 1 0 2 3 .257 22 55
R. Peck 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .267 24 60
M. Jacobs CF 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .271 10 51
Z. Pequeno RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .301 21 68
T. Macías DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .260 21 53
J. Rodríguez 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .314 2 20
J. Espinoza SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .227 3 17
Totals 33 1 6 1 4 8 12      
BATTING
Doubles: T. Macías (15, 9th Inning off E. Mercer, 0 on, 0 outs) G. Smith (16, 6th Inning off R. Figueroa, 1 on, 0 outs) R. Dixon (27, 3rd Inning off R. Figueroa, 0 on, 2 outs)
Total Bases: M. Jacobs , T. Macías 2 , A. Visscher 2 , G. Smith 2 , R. Dixon 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: Z. Pequeno , A. Visscher , G. Smith , R. Dixon
Team LOB: 8

FIELDING
Double Plays: 1 (Espinoza-Rodríguez-Visscher)
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
T. Hinkle 3B 5 2 2 0 0 0 4 .340 2 31
L. Aguirre LF 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 .327 9 43
A. Díaz C 3 1 2 2 0 1 1 .255 8 29
   a-S. Bruce C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .242 5 19
J. Baraja 1B 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .240 16 44
S. Farmer CF 4 0 2 1 0 0 2 .276 5 28
B. Starrett SS 3 0 0 1 0 2 4 .224 7 34
C. Curry DH 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 .295 2 8
D. Thomas RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .235 1 14
R. Koumura 2B 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 .243 5 23
   b-K. Straughan 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 0 11
Totals 33 4 12 4 2 6 21      
a - S. Bruce substituted for A. Díaz in the 8th
b - K. Straughan substituted for R. Koumura in the 8th

BATTING
Doubles: L. Aguirre (15, 1st Inning off K. Kichikawa, 1 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: A. Díaz 2 , C. Curry , R. Koumura 2 , S. Farmer 2 , D. Thomas , T. Hinkle 2 , L. Aguirre 3
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: C. Curry , S. Farmer , B. Starrett 2 , T. Hinkle , L. Aguirre
GIDP: R. Koumura
Sac Fly: A. Díaz , B. Starrett
Team LOB: 9

BASERUNNING
SB: J. Baraja (11) , S. Farmer (33) , T. Hinkle (34)

FIELDING
Errors: D. Thomas (5)
KENTUCKY PITCHING LINESCORE ONTARIO PITCHING LINESCORE
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
K. Kichikawa 5.0 8 1 1 1 4 0 84 54 3.64   
J. Mulder L (8-3) 1.0 2 2 2 1 0 0 16 8 2.02   
E. López 2.0 2 1 1 0 2 0 27 16 2.34   
PITCHING
Game Score: K. Kichikawa 50
Batters Faced: K. Kichikawa 24, J. Mulder 5, E. López 8
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: K. Kichikawa 5-6, J. Mulder 1-1, E. López 1-3
Pitches - Strikes: K. Kichikawa 84-54, J. Mulder 16-8, E. López 27-16
Inherited Runners - Scored: E. López 2-2
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
R. Figueroa 6.0 5 1 1 2 4 0 96 58 2.61   
J. Hayes W (1-0) 2.0 0 0 0 2 3 0 39 22 1.23   
E. Mercer SV (21) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 15 11 3.08   
PITCHING
Game Score: R. Figueroa 60
Batters Faced: R. Figueroa 24, J. Hayes 9, E. Mercer 4
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: R. Figueroa 7-6, J. Hayes 1-2, E. Mercer 2-0
Pitches - Strikes: R. Figueroa 96-58, J. Hayes 39-22, E. Mercer 15-11
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: Rubén Figueroa
Ballpark: Farmers Market Stadium
Weather: Partly Cloudy (71 degrees), wind blowing in from center at 11 mph
Start Time: 7:05 PM CST
Time: 3:16
Attendance: 23254
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