Game 36: McGwire’s 2 HRs lead Thunder to sweep of Monkey 9-4

Murray helps Glovers get past Flash

When you are hot you are HOT!

Mark McGwire went 3 for 5 with two home runs and four RBI, while Ellis Burks was 5 for 5 as the Rolling Thunder completed the sweep of the Chunky Monkey with a 9-4 victory.

The victory also allowed the Thunder to move to .500 and into for second place at 18-18. Tim Hudson got the win, going 7 2/3 innings. Jose Marina took the loss, becoming the first pitcher to lose six games as he is now 2-6 on the season.

In the other game, Eddie Murray went 3 for 6 with a home run and two RBI, while Larry Walker added two hits and a home run to lift the Golden Glovers past the Fort Lauderdale Flash 7-6 in 10 innings.

Huston Street got the win in relief, pitching two innings of hitless ball with four strikeouts.

Ken Griffey was 2 for 5 with two home runs and four RBI in the loss for the Flash.

Thunder 9, Monkey 4

2016 THUNDER          AB   R   H  BI   
GWYNN           RF     5   1   1   1    
YOUNG           2B     6   0   2   2    
PIAZZA           C     4   0   2   0    
C JONES         3B     5   1   1   0    
BURKS           CF     5   3   5   1    
PALMEIRO        1B     5   0   0   0    
MCGWIRE         DH     5   2   3   4    
PIERRE          LF     4   1   2   1    
VIZQUEL         SS     4   1   2   0    
           TOTALS     43   9  18   9    

2016 MONKEY           AB   R   H  BI   
PHILLIPS        2B     4   0   0   0    
V MARTINEZ       C     4   1   1   0    
BONDS           CF     4   0   1   0    
PUJOLS          1B     5   1   3   2    
A RODRIGUEZ     DH     5   0   1   0    
BAUTISTA        LF     3   0   0   0    
BICHETTE        RF     5   1   1   1    
BELTRE          3B     4   0   2   0    
O SMITH         SS     4   1   1   0    
           TOTALS     38   4  10   3    

2016 THUNDER        IP  H  R ER BB SO   
HUDSON          W  7.2  9  3  3  3  2   
F RODRIGUEZ        1.1  1  1  0  2  3   

2016 MONKEY         IP  H  R ER BB SO   
MARINA          L  3.2  8  7  7  2  0   
FRANCO             4.1  9  2  2  2  7   
WILLIAMS           1.0  1  0  0  0  1   

   E:C JONES,VIZQUEL                    
  DP:16 JM (2)                          
  2B:GWYNN,C JONES,BURKS(3),PIERRE      
  HR:MCGWIRE(2),PUJOLS,BICHETTE         
  SB:BURKS                              
  WP:FRANCO                             

Glovers 7, Flash 6 (10 innings)

2016 GLOVERS          AB   R   H  BI   
LOFTON          CF     6   0   0   0    
POLANCO         3B     5   1   0   0    
WALKER          RF     4   2   2   2    
GONZALEZ        LF     4   1   2   0    
MURRAY          1B     6   1   3   2    
FRANCO          2B     5   1   1   1    
CARTER           C     3   1   2   1    
WEISS           SS     5   0   1   1    
HUGHES           P     3   0   0   0    
T GORDON         P     0   0   0   0    
FUENTES          P     0   0   0   0    
PIERZYNSKI      PH     1   0   0   0    
STREET           P     0   0   0   0    
           TOTALS     42   7  11   7    

2016 FLASH            AB   R   H  BI   
ZOBRIST         LF     5   1   0   0    
SANDBERG        2B     5   1   1   0    
HELTON          1B     5   1   1   0    
GRIFFEY         CF     5   2   2   4    
CASTILLA        3B     4   1   1   0    
TULOWITZKI      SS     5   0   0   0    
B JOHNSON        C     4   0   2   0    
BELTRAN         RF     4   0   1   1    
ELLIS            P     0   0   0   0    
RHODES           P     2   0   0   0    
OQUENDO         PH     1   0   0   0    
DIBBLE           P     0   0   0   0    
MESA             P     1   0   0   0    
           TOTALS     41   6   8   5    

2016 GLOVERS        IP  H  R ER BB SO   
HUGHES             6.2  6  3  1  0  4   
T GORDON           0.2  2  3  1  0  2   
FUENTES            0.2  0  0  0  0  2   
STREET          W  2.0  0  0  0  0  4   

2016 FLASH          IP  H  R ER BB SO   
ELLIS              2.2  4  3  3  5  1   
RHODES             4.1  3  2  2  2  7   
DIBBLE             0.2  2  0  0  1  0   
MESA            L  2.1  2  2  2  0  2   

   E:WEISS,TULOWITZKI,GONZALEZ          
     MURRAY,WALKER                      
  DP:16 DD (1)                          
  2B:WALKER                             
  HR:WALKER,FRANCO,CARTER,MURRAY        
     GRIFFEY(2)                         
  SB:WALKER,GONZALEZ,HELTON             
     B JOHNSON                          
 HBP:CASTILLA(BY T GORDON)              
     WALKER(BY MESA)                    
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