WS Game 3: Thunder win in the 9th to cut series lead to 2-1

Rolling Thunder needed it… and he got it.

John Franco singled home Benito Santiago in the top of the 9th inning for the go-ahead run as the Rolling Thunder edged the Fort Lauderdale Flash 7-6 in Game 3 of the World Series.

The Thunder had a 6-2 lead, but Juan Guzman gave up a grand slam to Brady Anderson to tie the game at 6-6.

Steve Garfunkel ended up getting the win in relief, pitching 2 1/3 innings with three strikeouts.

2015 THUNDER          AB   R   H  BI   
FRANCO          2B     4   0   2   1    
YOUNG           RF     6   1   1   0    
BA BONDS        LF     3   2   2   1    
G BRETT         3B     5   1   1   1    
BURKS           CF     5   1   2   1    
ORTIZ           1B     3   1   1   2    
LARKIN          SS     4   0   1   1    
SANTIAGO         C     4   1   1   0    
GUZMAN           P     3   0   0   0    
GARFUNKEL        P     0   0   0   0    
           TOTALS     37   7  11   7    

2015 FLASH            AB   R   H  BI   
H RAMIREZ       SS     4   0   0   0    
S ALOMAR         C     5   1   1   0    
PUJOLS          1B     5   0   1   0    
BICHETTE        RF     5   2   2   0    
ANDERSON        CF     4   1   1   4    
FOSTER          LF     4   1   2   2    
BARMES          2B     3   0   2   0    
A RAMIREZ       3B     3   0   1   0    
RITZ             P     2   0   0   0    
MARMOL           P     0   0   0   0    
D GORDON        PH     0   1   0   0    
BENITEZ          P     1   0   0   0    
           TOTALS     36   6  10   6    

2015 THUNDER        IP  H  R ER BB SO   
GUZMAN             6.2  8  6  6  3  7   
GARFUNKEL       W  2.1  2  0  0  0  3   

2015 FLASH          IP  H  R ER BB SO   
RITZ               4.0 10  5  4  2  3   
MARMOL             3.0  0  1  1  6  1   
BENITEZ         L  2.0  1  1  1  0  1   

   E:BARMES,FRANCO,ORTIZ,FOSTER         
  DP:15 SG (2)                          
  2B:BA BONDS,BURKS,LARKIN,SANTIAGO     
     BICHETTE,FOSTER                    
  HR:ORTIZ,ANDERSON,FOSTER              
  SB:BA BONDS                           
  SH:GARFUNKEL                          
  SF:FRANCO                             
 HBP:H RAMIREZ(BY GUZMAN)               
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