Game 8: A. Jones leads way as Monkey pound Niekro, Flash 16-4

Benes pitches Thunder over Glovers

Andruw Jones was 2 for 5 with a home run and five RBI as the Chunky Monkey pounded out 15 hits en route to a 16-4 beating of the Fort Lauderdale Flash.

Jason Kendall added four hits, while Sadarahu Oh had two hits and three RBI and Rickey Henderson added three RBI.

Aaron Harang got the win, going 7 2/3 innings with seven strikeouts, while Phil Niekro took the loss. The Flash bullpen got drilled giving up 10 earned runs in 2 1/3 innings.

In the other game Andy Benes pitched a complete-game shutout with six strikeouts to lead the Rolling Thunder over the Golden Glovers 5-0.

Todd Helton hit a home run with three RBI, while Dale Murphy added two hits and a RBI.

Monkey 16, Flash 4

2016 FLASH            AB   R   H  RBI   
LOFTON          LF     4   2   2   0    
ALOMAR          2B     5   0   3   1    
PALMEIRO        1B     4   2   1   2    
GRIFFEY         CF     5   0   0   0    
BENCH            C     3   0   1   0    
BANKS           SS     4   0   1   1    
K HERNANDEZ     DH     3   0   1   0    
DAWSON          RF     4   0   1   0    
WALLACH         3B     4   0   0   0    
           TOTALS     36   4  10   4    

2016 MONKEY           AB   R   H  RBI   
PHILLIPS        3B     2   3   0   0    
HENDERSON       CF     4   1   2   3    
ROBINSON        RF     3   1   1   2    
OH              1B     5   1   2   3    
WINFIELD        DH     5   2   2   2    
KENDALL          C     5   1   4   1    
FRANCO          2B     5   2   0   0    
A JONES         LF     5   2   2   5    
MARINA          SS     3   3   2   0    
           TOTALS     37  16  15  17    

2016 FLASH          IP  H  R ER BB SO   
NIEKRO          L  5.2  6  5  5  5  6   
CHAPMAN            1.0  5  4  4  2  1   
WILSON             0.2  3  4  4  2  0   
MARMOL             0.1  1  2  2  4  0   
GUARDADO           0.1  0  0  0  0  0   

2016 MONKEY         IP  H  R ER BB SO   
HARANG          W  7.2  8  2  2  2  7   
ECKERSLEY          1.1  2  2  2  0  1   

  DP:16 BJ (1)                          
  2B:LOFTON,ALOMAR,BENCH,K HERNANDEZ    
     OH,WINFIELD,KENDALL,A JONES        
  HR:PALMEIRO,A JONES                   
  SB:ALOMAR,KENDALL                     
 HBP:BENCH(BY HARANG)                   
     ROBINSON(BY NIEKRO)                
     WINFIELD(BY CHAPMAN)               
     PALMEIRO(BY HARANG)                

Thunder 5, Glovers 0

2016 THUNDER          AB   R   H  RBI   
MAUER            C     3   1   2   0    
JETER           SS     3   2   2   0    
EDMONDS         CF     4   0   2   0    
BONDS           LF     4   0   1   1    
HELTON          1B     3   1   1   3    
ROLEN           3B     4   0   0   0    
MURPHY          RF     4   1   2   1    
SANDBERG        2B     4   0   0   0    
BENES            P     4   0   0   0    
           TOTALS     33   5  10   5    

2016 GLOVERS          AB   R   H  RBI   
MCGEE           CF     3   0   1   0    
ZOBRIST         RF     3   0   0   0    
WAGNER          SS     4   0   0   0    
THOMAS          1B     4   0   1   0    
GREEN           LF     2   0   0   0    
RODRIGUEZ        C     4   0   2   0    
REYNOLDS        3B     4   0   1   0    
DARST           2B     4   0   0   0    
ASTACIO          P     2   0   0   0    
KOTSAY          PH     1   0   0   0    
GARBER           P     0   0   0   0    
HOILES          PH     1   0   0   0    
           TOTALS     32   0   5   0    

2016 THUNDER        IP  H  R ER BB SO   
BENES           W  9.0  5  0  0  3  6   

2016 GLOVERS        IP  H  R ER BB SO   
ASTACIO         L  7.0  7  4  4  1  7   
GARBER             2.0  3  1  1  0  1   

   E:ROLEN                              
  DP:16 DD (1)                          
  2B:THOMAS,REYNOLDS                    
  3B:MCGEE                              
  HR:HELTON,MURPHY                      
  SB:JETER                              
  SH:JETER                              
  SF:HELTON                             
 HBP:ZOBRIST(BY BENES)                  
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