Game 9: Burks homers in 9th to lead Thunder over Monkey

Glovers use errors to beat Flash

Ellis Burks hit two home runs, including a two-run shot in the bottom of the 9th with two outs to lead the Rolling Thunder past the Chunky Monkey 9-7.

Featured imageBurks finished fith five RBI, while Barry Bonds also homered with two RBI. Both pitchers took a beating as Rick Ankiel gave up five walks and seven hits in 5 1/3 innings, while Jose Marina allowed seven earned runs in 7 1/3 innings.

Manny Ramirez was 2 for 5 with a home run and four RBI in the loss.

In the other game, the Golden Glovers took advantage of three errors to beat the Fort Lauderdale Flash 4-1.

Orlando Hernandez pitched a four-hitter with eight strikeouts over seven innings to get the win, while Greg Maddux took the loss despite allowing only two earned runs.

Vinny Castilla had a home run, while Carlos Gonzalez added two RBI.

Thunder 9, Monkey 7

2015 MONKEY           AB   R   H  BI   
R ALOMAR        2B     5   2   1   0    
HELTON          1B     3   1   1   0    
RAMIREZ         DH     5   1   2   4    
BAUTISTA        RF     3   1   0   0    
SOSA            LF     3   0   1   0    
GRIFFEY JR      CF     5   1   1   0    
TULOWITZKI      SS     4   0   0   0    
BELTRE          3B     5   0   1   0    
BENCH            C     4   1   2   1    
           TOTALS     37   7   9   5    

2015 THUNDER          AB   R   H  BI   
FRANCO          2B     4   1   0   0    
YOUNG           RF     5   2   1   0    
BA BONDS        LF     3   2   1   2    
G BRETT         3B     4   1   2   2    
BURKS           CF     5   2   2   5    
ORTIZ           1B     3   0   1   0    
STANTON         DH     4   0   1   0    
LARKIN          SS     4   0   0   0    
BOONE            C     4   1   2   0    
           TOTALS     36   9  10   9    

2015 MONKEY         IP  H  R ER BB SO   
MARINA             7.1  8  7  7  4  4   
WEATHERS        L  1.1  2  2  2  0  0   

2015 THUNDER        IP  H  R ER BB SO   
ANKIEL             5.1  7  7  3  5  9   
STREET          W  3.2  2  0  0  2  1   

   E:BURKS,FRANCO,BA BONDS(2)           
     TULOWITZKI                         
  DP:15 SG (1)                          
  2B:GRIFFEY JR,BENCH,G BRETT           
  HR:RAMIREZ,BA BONDS,BURKS(2)          
  SB:RAMIREZ                            
  SH:BA BONDS                           
  WP:STREET                             

Glovers 4, Flash 1

2015 FLASH            AB   R   H  BI   
S ALOMAR         C     4   0   0   0    
GUERRERO        LF     3   0   0   0    
PUJOLS          1B     1   0   0   0    
ANDERSON        CF     4   0   1   0    
BICHETTE        RF     4   0   1   0    
A RAMIREZ       3B     4   0   0   0    
B BOONE         2B     4   0   0   0    
BARMES          SS     4   1   1   1    
G MADDUX         P     2   0   0   0    
D GORDON        PH     1   0   1   0    
T GORDON         P     0   0   0   0    
MURPHY          PH     1   0   0   0    
           TOTALS     32   1   4   1    

2015 GLOVERS          AB   R   H  BI   
PIERRE          CF     4   1   1   0    
GONZALEZ        LF     4   0   1   2    
WALKER          RF     4   0   1   0    
CASTILLA        3B     4   1   2   1    
P FIELDER       1B     4   1   1   1    
TEJADA          SS     3   0   0   0    
PENA             C     2   0   0   0    
UGGLA           2B     3   0   0   0    
O HERNANDEZ      P     3   1   0   0    
ALFONSECA        P     0   0   0   0    
           TOTALS     31   4   6   4    

2015 FLASH          IP  H  R ER BB SO   
G MADDUX        L  6.0  6  4  2  1  6   
T GORDON           2.0  0  0  0  0  3   

2015 GLOVERS        IP  H  R ER BB SO   
O HERNANDEZ     W  7.0  4  1  1  4  8   
ALFONSECA       S  2.0  0  0  0  0  3   

   E:CASTILLA,B BOONE,PUJOLS            
     A RAMIREZ                          
  DP:15 BJ (2)                          
  2B:WALKER,GONZALEZ                    
  HR:BARMES,CASTILLA,P FIELDER          
 HBP:S ALOMAR(BY O HERNANDEZ)           
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