Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Finals Game 6 - "Ward takes Cleaver to O's as Chisox win Tournament
GM 6 At Comiskey- Tillman vs Pizzaro
Sox get 1 in the first but once again have a 6 run 2nd. Hansen singles home Nicholson after he tripled to lead off frame. A error on pitcher and a passed ball scored 2 more. It was all followed up by a Pete Ward 2 run homer. This was more than enough for Pizzaro who got the win (6-0). Juan threw a 3 -hit CG in a 8-2 WSox win.
Sox top 3 pitchers get 22 of the teams 25 starts mainly because the palehose never went a through a 7 game series keeping them well rested.
Pizzaro 6-0 2.10 era, Horlen 2-2 1.29 era,Peters 5-1 2.04 era. Eddie Fisher 4-2, 2 saves 1.04 era, 14 games pitched 17 innings 0 walks. Pete Ward .340 18 rbi, Hansen leads team with 20 rbi. Nicholson and Mike Hershberger had key roles considering both could not hit hitting .417 and .353 respectively in small roles.
Opponents hit just .187 against Sox pitching with a paltry .227 OBP and just a .280 slugging %.
--all writeups for Finals submitted by Dan Holm--