Washington takes first two from first place LA

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Washington takes first two from first place LA

Post by basilrathbonejr » Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:07 pm

The once seemingly insurmountable lead held by the Los Angles Traffic has suffered a dent thanks to the Washington Senators taking the first two games of the three game series at Washington's Griffith Stadium VII.

Washington at 30-20 is now four games behind Los Angeles and three games in front of the third place Minnesota Vikings.

Twenty nine year ld right hander Jack White got the win in game one after he went eight strong innings allowing one unearned run on just two hits. White walked one and struck out six to improved to 5-4 for the season.

Los Angeles had its' best offensive rally in the first inning when White issued his only walk of the game and Don Arntzen singled with one out. Monahan scored on a two base error on second baseman Dave Pryor to put Los Angeles in front 1-0.

Washington tied the game in the bottom of the first. Los Angeles starting pitcher Rob Lovullo gave up a lead off double to Jorge Stewart and Pryor atoned for his error with a one out double.

Washington nt ahead for good in the sixth inning. Lovullo walked lead off batter Bill Washburn. Rookie John Hasselbacher advance Washburn into scoring position with a smash off Lovullo's leg. The winning run came in on a single by Willie Glendon.


Washington 5 Los Angeles 0

Mark Reberger (4-1) one upped Whitein game two by going the distance in a four hit shutout with one walk and nine strikeouts.

Washington scored four times in the bottom of the fourth inning. Losing pitcher Ray Chalk walked the lead off batter in the inning, Bill Washburn, who stole second base (11th) and scored on a double by rookie John Hasselbacher. Pete Heim reached on an error by third baseman Stan Kekich. Eddie Shinnick doubled in both runners. Chalk struck out the side in the inning. Shinnick scored on a single by Jesse Thompson.

Washington scored its fifth run in the seventh inning when shortstop Luke Watkins singled, stole second (8th) aadvanced to thirdon a ground out to first and scored on a fly ball to left field by Kevin Clemans.

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