WS Game 1: Walker’s HR in 8th sparks Monkey to 1-0 victory

Larry Walker hit a home run in the bottom of the 8th inning to lead the Chunky Monkey past the Fort Lauderdale Flash 1-0 in Game 1 of the World Series.

Both teams combined for just three hits, with Fernando Valenzuela and Lee Smith combining on a one-hitter with 11 strikeouts. Luis Tiant took the loss despite giving up just two hits.

Monkey 1, Flash 0

2017 FLASH            AB   R   H  BI   
MURPHY          RF     4   0   0   0    
TROUT           CF     3   0   1   0    
PUJOLS          1B     3   0   0   0    
ARENADO         3B     3   0   0   0    
ROSE            LF     3   0   0   0    
FOSSE            C     2   0   0   0    
KENT            2B     3   0   0   0    
ANDRUS          SS     2   0   0   0    
TIANT            P     1   0   0   0    
HARPER          PH     1   0   0   0    
           TOTALS     25   0   1   0    

2017 MONKEY           AB   R   H  BI   
MORGAN          2B     3   0   0   0    
RAINES          CF     3   0   0   0    
MARTINEZ        3B     4   0   0   0    
AARON           RF     3   0   0   0    
WALKER          LF     3   1   1   1    
PIAZZA           C     4   0   0   0    
C DAVIS         1B     1   0   0   0    
VIZQUEL         SS     2   0   0   0    
VALENZUELA       P     2   0   0   0    
VOGT            PH     1   0   1   0    
L SMITH          P     0   0   0   0    
           TOTALS     26   1   2   1    

2017 FLASH          IP  H  R ER BB SO   
TIANT           L  8.0  2  1  1  6  4   

2017 MONKEY         IP  H  R ER BB SO   
VALENZUELA         7.0  1  0  0  2  9   
L SMITH         W  2.0  0  0  0  0  2   

   E:TROUT,MORGAN                       
  DP:17 JM (1)                          
  HR:WALKER                             
  SH:VIZQUEL,TIANT                      
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