Game 39: Flash bullpen pitches lights out in win over Monkey

Colon pitches Thunder past Glovers

The Flash bullpen did it again.

Armando Benitez pitched seven shutout innings of relief, allowing just one hit with 12 strikeouts to get the win and help the Fort Lauderdale Flash beat the Chunky Monkey 6-5.

Featured imageIn the past two games against the Monkey, Benitez has pitched 9 2/3 innings, allowing five hits, zero earned runs and striking out 18.

Sandy Alomar went 3 for 5, including a home run in the top of the 12th inning to break a 5-5 tie. The Flash actually pounded out 19 hits, but could manage only six runs.

Curt Leskanic took the loss, pitching nine innings of relief with 13 strikeouts as Jose Marina gave up four earned runs and 11 hits in three innings. Sammy Sosa had a three-run home run in the loss.

In the other game, Bartolo Colon pitched a complete game, allowing only one earned run with seven strikeouts to pitch the Rolling Thunder past the Golden Glovers 6-2.

Barry Bonds had three hits, two doubles and two RBI, while George Brett added two RBI in the victory.

Flash 6, Monkey 5 (12 innings)

2015 FLASH            AB   R   H  BI   
H RAMIREZ       SS     6   1   2   1    
FOSTER          LF     5   0   2   1    
PUJOLS          1B     6   0   2   0    
BICHETTE        RF     6   0   2   0    
ANDERSON        CF     5   1   2   0    
S ALOMAR         C     5   1   3   2    
A RAMIREZ       3B     5   1   1   0    
D GORDON        2B     6   1   2   0    
CONINE          DH     5   1   3   2    
           TOTALS     49   6  19   6    

2015 MONKEY           AB   R   H  BI   
R ALOMAR        2B     4   1   1   1    
HELTON          1B     5   0   1   0    
RAMIREZ         DH     5   1   0   0    
GRIFFEY JR      CF     4   2   1   0    
SOSA            LF     5   1   1   3    
BAUTISTA        RF     4   0   3   1    
TULOWITZKI      SS     6   0   0   0    
BELTRE          3B     4   0   0   0    
BENCH            C     4   0   0   0    
           TOTALS     41   5   7   5    

2015 FLASH          IP  H  R ER BB SO   
B JOHNSON          5.0  6  5  5  5  3   
BENITEZ         W  7.0  1  0  0  5 12   

2015 MONKEY         IP  H  R ER BB SO   
MARINA             3.0 11  4  4  1  1   
LESKANIC        L  9.0  8  2  2  3 13   

   E:H RAMIREZ                          
  DP:15 BJ (1)                          
  2B:PUJOLS(2),ANDERSON,D GORDON        
     HELTON,GRIFFEY JR,BAUTISTA         
  HR:H RAMIREZ,S ALOMAR,R ALOMAR        
     SOSA                               
  SB:A RAMIREZ,HELTON                   
  SH:S ALOMAR                           
 HBP:GRIFFEY JR(BY B JOHNSON)           

Thunder 6, Glovers 2

2015 THUNDER          AB   R   H  BI   
FRANCO          2B     5   3   3   0    
YOUNG           RF     5   0   2   1    
BA BONDS        LF     5   1   3   2    
G BRETT         3B     5   0   2   2    
BURKS           CF     5   0   1   0    
ORTIZ           1B     4   1   0   0    
LARKIN          SS     4   0   1   1    
BOONE            C     3   1   1   0    
COLON            P     4   0   0   0    
           TOTALS     40   6  13   6    

2015 GLOVERS          AB   R   H  BI   
PIERRE          CF     5   1   1   0    
RIPKEN          SS     4   0   0   0    
WALKER          RF     4   0   3   1    
CASTILLA        3B     4   0   2   0    
MONDESI         LF     3   0   0   0    
P FIELDER       1B     4   0   0   0    
PENA             C     4   1   0   0    
LEMKE           2B     3   0   0   0    
WAKEFIELD        P     2   0   0   0    
ROCKER           P     0   0   0   0    
GONZALEZ        PH     1   0   0   0    
ALFONSECA        P     0   0   0   0    
DARST           PH     1   0   1   1    
           TOTALS     35   2   7   2    

2015 THUNDER        IP  H  R ER BB SO   
COLON           W  9.0  7  2  1  2  7   

2015 GLOVERS        IP  H  R ER BB SO   
WAKEFIELD       L  6.2 10  5  5  0  5   
ROCKER             0.1  0  0  0  0  1   
ALFONSECA          2.0  3  1  0  0  0   

   E:G BRETT,PIERRE,LARKIN              
  2B:FRANCO,BA BONDS(2),PIERRE          
     WALKER                             
  SB:FRANCO,YOUNG                       
  SH:ORTIZ                              
BALK:WAKEFIELD                          
 HBP:BOONE(BY WAKEFIELD)                
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