Game 15: Franco, Thunder pound Clemens in win over Flash

Castilla helps Glovers trip Monkey

Julio Franco went 2 for 4 with a home run and two RBI as the Rolling Thunder pounded Roger Clemens to beat the Fort Lauderdale Flash 8-3.

Ellis Burks added two RBI, while Steve Garfunkel pitched 3 2/3 innings of hitless ball with three strikeouts to get the save.

Clemens, who had a rough season last year, is now 0-3 with a 10.22 ERA, giving up 22 hits in 12 innings.

In the other game, Vinny Castilla broke a 3-3 tie with a two RBI single in the 7th inning to help the Golden Glovers get past the Chunky Monkey 5-4.

Gaylord Perry pitched a complete game with six strikeouts to get the win, while Juan Pierre and Mark Lemke each had three hits. Todd Helton provided all the offense for the Monkey, going 2 for 4 with two home runs and four RBI.

Glovers 5, Monkey 4

2015 MONKEY           AB   R   H  BI   
R ALOMAR        2B     3   1   1   0    
HELTON          1B     4   2   2   4    
GRIFFEY JR      CF     4   0   1   0    
BAUTISTA        RF     3   0   0   0    
SOSA            LF     4   0   0   0    
TULOWITZKI      SS     4   0   0   0    
BELTRE          3B     4   0   1   0    
BENCH            C     4   0   2   0    
J NIEKRO         P     1   1   0   0    
OLIVO           PH     1   0   0   0    
DEMPSTER         P     0   0   0   0    
LESKANIC         P     0   0   0   0    
SABO            PH     1   0   0   0    
           TOTALS     33   4   7   4    

2015 GLOVERS          AB   R   H  BI   
PIERRE          CF     4   2   3   0    
RIPKEN          SS     4   0   2   1    
WALKER          RF     3   0   1   1    
CASTILLA        3B     4   0   1   2    
GONZALEZ        LF     4   0   0   0    
C FIELDER       1B     4   0   1   0    
PENA             C     3   1   0   0    
LEMKE           2B     3   0   3   0    
G PERRY          P     4   2   0   1    
           TOTALS     33   5  11   5    

2015 MONKEY         IP  H  R ER BB SO   
J NIEKRO           6.0  8  3  3  1  4   
DEMPSTER        L  0.2  2  2  2  1  1   
LESKANIC           1.1  1  0  0  1  3   

2015 GLOVERS        IP  H  R ER BB SO   
G PERRY         W  9.0  7  4  4  3  6   

   E:RIPKEN,C FIELDER                   
  2B:GRIFFEY JR,BENCH,PIERRE,RIPKEN     
     WALKER                             
  HR:HELTON(2)                          
  SB:RIPKEN                             

Thunder 8, Flash 3

2015 FLASH            AB   R   H  BI   
H RAMIREZ       SS     3   1   1   0    
GUERRERO        LF     4   0   2   2    
PUJOLS          1B     4   0   2   1    
ANDERSON        CF     4   0   0   0    
BICHETTE        RF     5   0   0   0    
S ALOMAR         C     5   0   0   0    
A RAMIREZ       3B     3   0   0   0    
MURPHY          DH     4   1   1   0    
D GORDON        2B     3   1   0   0    
           TOTALS     35   3   6   3    

2015 THUNDER          AB   R   H  BI   
FRANCO          2B     4   2   2   2    
YOUNG           RF     3   1   1   0    
BA BONDS        LF     2   1   1   0    
G BRETT         3B     4   1   0   0    
BURKS           CF     5   0   1   2    
ORTIZ           1B     3   0   0   0    
STANTON         DH     4   1   1   1    
LARKIN          SS     4   1   1   0    
BOONE            C     4   1   1   1    
           TOTALS     33   8   8   6    

2015 FLASH          IP  H  R ER BB SO   
CLEMENS         L  1.2  3  3  3  3  2   
MARMOL             5.1  4  5  3  8  5   
BENITEZ            1.0  1  0  0  0  1   

2015 THUNDER        IP  H  R ER BB SO   
CHACIN          W  5.1  6  3  3  6  6   
GARFUNKEL       S  3.2  0  0  0  1  3   

   E:G BRETT,GUERRERO,FRANCO            
     ANDERSON,D GORDON,H RAMIREZ        
  DP:15 BJ (1)                          
  2B:H RAMIREZ,BOONE                    
  HR:FRANCO                             
  SB:YOUNG                              
BALK:CLEMENS                            
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