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Post by jacktoast » Tue May 08, 2018 5:15 pm

Atlanta 5 Shamrocks 4

Atlanta took game one of a three game series that is a very important to Atlanta id the has any post season aspirations.

It was San Francisco who took the early lead on a two run homerun by Ike Dark (7th) off Paul Westberger (16th allowed).

Atlanta came back in the fourth inning thanks to a Gil Sambito homerun (6th) off Dick Myers (4th allowed) to make it 2-1.Atlanta was not finished in the inning. Maraco Scharein, Pete Pape and Ted Hallahan hit singles to tie the game. 2-2.

The Hammers got to San Francisco starting pitcher Dick Myers in the 8th inning. Chris Brownson singled, Phil McGraner doubled and both scored on a Gordon Stoach's 10th homerun putting Atlanta ahead 5-2.

In the bottom of the 8th Pete Pape's two base error led to a run when Phil Burke singled the runner to third and pinch hitter Jason Hutchings scored on a sacrifice fly by Chuck Parker.

That left San Francisco still down by one run and they did not mount a threat against Goose Piet(save number1) in the ninth falling to their 14th loss.

Fitzberger went seven innings gave up six hits and two runs walked one and struck out five got the win (5-1 4.31).

Dick Myers took the loss 2-3.

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Game two;

San Francisco 8 Atlanta 7

Game two of the series was high scoring back and forth contest that was not decided until the ninth inning.



Atlanta took a 2-0 lead in this one scoring two runs on two hits and a walk in the second inning off Bill Conzelman.

Scharein doubled and Conzelman walked Sambito. Pete Pape singled in Scharein. Sambito went to third base and scored on a sacrifice fly by Jim Fishher .

San Francisco outplayed in thes series to this point began to strike back in the bottom of the second. Mike Gonzalez reached on an infield single and stole second , went to third on a grounder to fiorst by Mark Gonzalez and scored on a grounder to first by Mack McIntyre.

2-1 Atlanta.

Pete Pape (four for seven with five RBI in this series) hit a two run homerun in the fourth. Sambito who has singled scored ahead of Pape made the score 4-1.

Jason Hutchings hit a solo homerun in the 5th inning cutting the lead to 4-3.

Pape added a two run homer in the 6th to build it to 6-3.

San Francisco did not pack it in, shortstop Mike Gonzalez his 7th off relief pitcher Marv Fewster to make it 6-4. It was the thrid hit off the All Star relief pitcher.

Dave Campbell p[itched the 9th for San Francisco and kept the score right where it was at.

Chick Fewster took over for Atlanta in the 9th. Fewster walked Parker and Dilauroi to start the inning. Ike Dark doubled in both runs to tie the game 6-6. Jason hutchings came through again with a game winning double.

SanFrancisco is now 36-14.

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