AMERICAN FEDERATION BASEBALL LEAGUE
NORTH CAROLINA AVIATORS AT KENTUCKY LIONS
09/05/2042
 
AMERICAN FEDERATION BASEBALL LEAGUE
NORTH CAROLINA AVIATORS AT KENTUCKY LIONS
GAME ID: 5803 - FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5TH, 2042 - GAME LOG
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
North Carolina Aviators (67-65) 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 13 1
Kentucky Lions (76-56) 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 4 9 0
Aviators Score Late to Upend Lions, 5-4
The North Carolina Aviators turned back the Kentucky Lions, 5-4, at Lions Stadium. Jim Simpson was named player of the game for his fine performance. He was 3-4 with 3 singles. He drove in 2 runs. North Carolina reliever Terence Jackson picked up the win, upping his record to 3-4. Ed López shouldered the loss. Lou Moore was credited with the save. He has now successfully converted 33 of 36 save opportunities.

This game was not decided until late. With one out in the top of the ninth, Choppy Orozco grounded out, driving in 1 run. The Aviators took the lead, 5-4.

"Being able to play a game for a living is one thing. Being able to play it well and contribute to a win is even better," Simpson told the North Carolina Times.

The Aviators bumped their record to 67-65 with this latest triumph.
NORTH CAROLINA BATTING LINESCORE KENTUCKY BATTING LINESCORE
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
J. Martínez SS 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .202 8 28
   b-D. Ruíz PH, LF 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .222 12 47
C. Orozco RF 5 0 2 1 0 0 3 .294 13 36
F. Rodríguez C 4 1 1 1 1 1 2 .284 9 41
T. Newton DH 3 1 1 0 1 1 3 .233 20 59
M. Lo 1B 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .284 6 18
J. Simpson 3B 4 0 3 2 0 0 0 .429 0 3
E. Wheeler 2B 3 0 1 1 0 0 4 .274 14 73
J. Baca LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 .220 7 29
   a-S. Schute PH 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .264 14 60
   c-J. Báez SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .191 1 8
S. Larson CF 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .353 0 3
Totals 33 5 13 5 4 4 15      
a - S. Schute pinch hit for J. Baca in the 9th
b - D. Ruíz pinch hit for J. Martínez in the 9th
c - J. Báez substituted for S. Schute in the 9th

BATTING
Doubles: J. Martínez (10, 7th Inning off L. Castro, 0 on, 1 out)
Total Bases: T. Newton , J. Simpson 3 , M. Lo , F. Rodríguez , S. Larson , C. Orozco 2 , J. Martínez 2 , E. Wheeler , J. Baca , D. Ruíz
2-out RBI: J. Simpson , F. Rodríguez
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: E. Wheeler , J. Baca
GIDP: T. Newton , F. Rodríguez , E. Wheeler
Sac Bunt: S. Larson
Sac Fly: E. Wheeler
Team LOB: 6

BASERUNNING
SB: S. Larson (3) , E. Wheeler (27)
CS: T. Newton (9) , J. Baca (6)

FIELDING
Errors: T. Kirisitopa (1)
Double Plays: 1 (Simpson-Wheeler-Lo)
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
J. Rodríguez SS 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 .347 2 38
R. Dixon RF 5 0 2 1 0 0 0 .323 19 77
G. Smith C 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 .253 20 56
Z. Pequeno CF 3 0 0 0 2 0 2 .275 25 82
A. Visscher 1B 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 .270 12 35
B. Hes DH 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 .238 18 48
J. Bruno 3B 4 1 1 0 0 1 5 .268 3 22
D. MacKinney LF 3 1 2 1 1 0 2 .290 1 5
J. Espinoza 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .233 0 0
Totals 34 4 9 3 4 3 20      
BATTING
Doubles: J. Rodríguez (40, 1st Inning off T. Kirisitopa, 0 on, 0 outs) D. MacKinney (1, 4th Inning off T. Kirisitopa, 1 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: B. Hes , J. Bruno , J. Rodríguez 2 , A. Visscher 2 , D. MacKinney 3 , R. Dixon 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: J. Espinoza , Z. Pequeno , B. Hes , J. Bruno
GIDP: J. Rodríguez
Sac Fly: J. Rodríguez
Hit by Pitch: B. Hes
Team LOB: 6

FIELDING
Double Plays: 3 (Espinoza-Rodríguez-Visscher, Castro-Smith-Visscher, Rodríguez-Espinoza-Visscher)
NORTH CAROLINA PITCHING LINESCORE KENTUCKY PITCHING LINESCORE
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
T. Kirisitopa 6.0 9 4 4 3 2 0 114 62 5.84   
R. Carmichael 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 8.61   
I. Júlio 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 4.91   
T. Jackson W (3-4) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 11 6 2.39   
L. Moore SV (33) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 6 1.48   
PITCHING
Game Score: T. Kirisitopa 37
Batters Faced: T. Kirisitopa 30, R. Carmichael 2, I. Júlio 1, T. Jackson 4, L. Moore 3
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: T. Kirisitopa 6-9, R. Carmichael 1-1, I. Júlio 1-0, T. Jackson 2-0, L. Moore 0-3
Pitches - Strikes: T. Kirisitopa 114-62, R. Carmichael 4-4, I. Júlio 3-2, T. Jackson 11-6, L. Moore 12-6
WP: T. Kirisitopa
Hit Batsmen: T. Kirisitopa
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
Y. Kim 5.0 8 4 4 2 3 0 85 49 4.61   
L. Castro 2.0 3 0 0 1 0 0 31 22 3.72   
E. López L (7-4) 2.0 2 1 1 1 1 0 27 14 2.31   
PITCHING
Game Score: Y. Kim 36
Batters Faced: Y. Kim 22, L. Castro 9, E. López 8
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: Y. Kim 5-4, L. Castro 1-4, E. López 3-1
Pitches - Strikes: Y. Kim 85-49, L. Castro 31-22, E. López 27-14
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: Jim Simpson
Ballpark: Lions Stadium
Weather: Partly Cloudy (69 degrees), wind blowing right to left at 10 mph
Start Time: 7:05 PM CST
Time: 3:23
Attendance: 40597
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