AMERICAN FEDERATION BASEBALL LEAGUE
ONTARIO BLUE PIRATES AT ILLINOIS WARHAWKS
08/20/2043
 
AMERICAN FEDERATION BASEBALL LEAGUE
ONTARIO BLUE PIRATES AT ILLINOIS WARHAWKS
GAME ID: 5114 - THURSDAY, AUGUST 20TH, 2043 - GAME LOG
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Ontario Blue Pirates (49-69) 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 8 0
Illinois Warhawks (49-69) 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 5 1
Blue Pirates Stun Warhawks, 3-2
The Ontario Blue Pirates picked up a win at Todd Berry Memorial Field, knocking off the Illinois Warhawks, 3-2. On the mound for Ontario was right-hander José Esquivel, who played a pivotal role in the win. Ontario reliever Rubén Martínez picked up the win to move to 4-2. Will Atkinson suffered the loss. Edwin Mercer got the save, his 25th in 32 chances.

The Blue Pirates got a big at-bat from first baseman Joe Baraja. For the game, Baraja was 1 for 4. In the top of the ninth, with the bases loaded, he stroked a run-scoring single. His 69th hit of the season gave Ontario a 3-2 lead.

"I tell our guys all the time, 'Every pitch is the right pitch if you put it in the right place, you believe in it and have conviction,'" Ontario manager said.

With the victory, the Blue Pirates record now stands at 49-69.
ONTARIO BATTING LINESCORE ILLINOIS BATTING LINESCORE
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
T. Hinkle SS 5 1 2 0 0 0 3 .285 0 35
B. Starrett 2B 4 0 3 1 0 1 0 .284 7 33
C. Curry DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .271 14 49
Z. Zhuan 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .292 3 13
   a-L. Aguirre PH 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .269 10 58
   c-K. Straughan 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 0 4
S. Bruce C 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .291 3 14
   b-A. Díaz PH, C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231 6 33
J. Ross CF 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 .213 13 45
J. Baraja 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 .228 15 46
J. Blackburn LF 4 0 1 1 0 0 3 .170 4 14
E. Herrera RF 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .297 0 2
Totals 32 3 8 3 3 5 20      
a - L. Aguirre pinch hit for Z. Zhuan in the 9th
b - A. Díaz pinch hit for S. Bruce in the 9th
c - K. Straughan substituted for L. Aguirre in the 9th

BATTING
Triples: T. Hinkle (5, 1st Inning off J. Garbizo, 0 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: J. Blackburn , J. Baraja , C. Curry , B. Starrett 3 , T. Hinkle 4
2-out RBI: J. Blackburn
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: J. Ross , T. Hinkle , Z. Zhuan
GIDP: J. Ross , C. Curry
Hit by Pitch: J. Ross , A. Díaz
Team LOB: 6

BASERUNNING
SB: J. Ross (25)
CS: B. Starrett 2 (13)

FIELDING
Double Plays: 1 (Hinkle-Starrett-Baraja)
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
P. Saunders 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .219 8 24
L. Miranda DH 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .270 6 24
B. Hill 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .251 10 38
R. Meiss RF 3 1 2 0 1 1 0 .266 26 66
C. Sykes C 4 1 1 2 0 0 2 .187 10 28
A. McLean SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .228 8 30
J. Ligget CF 3 0 1 0 0 2 1 .206 9 30
C. Bowman 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .229 15 40
D. Junez LF 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 .226 2 16
Totals 31 2 5 2 2 7 10      
BATTING
Doubles: R. Meiss (30, 7th Inning off J. Esquivel, 0 on, 1 out)
Home Runs: C. Sykes (10, 7th Inning off J. Esquivel, 1 on, 1 out)
Total Bases: J. Ligget , C. Sykes 4 , D. Junez , R. Meiss 3
GIDP: C. Sykes
Team LOB: 2

FIELDING
Errors: P. Saunders (7)
Double Plays: 2 (Saunders-McLean, Bowman-Hill-Saunders)
ONTARIO PITCHING LINESCORE ILLINOIS PITCHING LINESCORE
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
J. Esquivel 6.1 4 2 2 1 5 1 83 55 3.84   
R. Martínez W (4-2) 1.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 25 15 3.14   
E. Mercer SV (25) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 12 8 3.09   
PITCHING
Game Score: J. Esquivel 61
Batters Faced: J. Esquivel 23, R. Martínez 7, E. Mercer 3
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: J. Esquivel 4-9, R. Martínez 4-1, E. Mercer 0-1
Pitches - Strikes: J. Esquivel 83-55, R. Martínez 25-15, E. Mercer 12-8
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
J. Garbizo 6.2 6 2 2 2 3 0 103 64 3.89   
W. Gutiérrez 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 10 8 5.03   
W. Atkinson L (3-6) 1.0 1 1 0 1 1 0 31 19 5.07   
PITCHING
Game Score: J. Garbizo 55
Batters Faced: J. Garbizo 26, W. Gutiérrez 4, W. Atkinson 7
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: J. Garbizo 10-4, W. Gutiérrez 2-0, W. Atkinson 1-1
Pitches - Strikes: J. Garbizo 103-64, W. Gutiérrez 10-8, W. Atkinson 31-19
Inherited Runners - Scored: W. Gutiérrez 1-0
Hit Batsmen: J. Garbizo , W. Atkinson
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: José Esquivel
Ballpark: Todd Berry Memorial Field
Weather: Partly Cloudy (74 degrees), wind blowing in from right at 12 mph
Start Time: 7:05 PM CST
Time: 3:06
Attendance: 24452
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