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Whiz mercy Cubs.


Last night at the A-Diamond, the Whiz Kids played their best game of the year, and the Cubs threw in their worst effort of the year.
The result was an embarrassing 5 inning mercy rule loss for the Cubs and an exhilarating win for the Whiz. The Cubs / Whiz season series now stands at
1 game apiece.

I will leave the detail of the game up to Gene to report, as I have already wiped the memory of this debacle from my mind.
The one thing that sticks out for me is the masterful performance from Bob Bolt on the mound. He was big game Bob once again.

The entire Cubs team tips their caps to the Whiz, and promise that we will give a better effort next time.


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No sugarcoating . Telling it like it is. Baseball.

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Whiz and Cubs played a night game at the A Diamond. Pitching for the Cubs was Mike Girard who was relieved by Ron Massaroni. Pitching for the Whiz was Bob Bolt. Whiz got things going in the top of the 1st inning. With 2 outs Shawn Martin and Doug Reisinger hit consecutive singles. Bob Bolt hit a 2 RBI double followed by Gene Hallenbeck with an RBI single. Whiz up 3-0 after 1. Whiz scored 3 more in the top of the 2nd. Barry Friedman led off the inning with a single but was thrown out at 2nd base on the attempted steal. Paul Scutieri singled followed by an RBI double from Jan Friedman. Jeff Friedman and Paul Graziano both had RBI singles to finish the scoring for the Whiz. Bottom of the 2nd for the Cubs with 1 out saw Mike Reutter hit a single. The next batter popped out. Mike Girard reached base on a walk, followed by Andy Hoyle hitting a single. Ron Massaroni hit a 2 RBI single for the Cubs. Jim Bonaparte hit a single in which the baserunner attempting to score, Bolt cut the throw and relayed to home in time for the 3rd out to end the inning. Score was 6-2 after 2. The Whiz scored 3 more in the top of the 3rd. Bolt and Hallenbeck both walked to start the inning. Ron McCarthy attempted a sac bunt. The ball was fielded and attempted to get the runner at 3rd. The throw was high and the runner was safe. Barry Friedman hit an RBI sac fly. Scutieri followed with a 2 RBI triple to complete the scoring for the Whiz. Whiz scored 5 runs in the top of the 4th. Jeff Friedman led off the inning with a walk and stole 2nd. With 1 out Martin hit an RBI single, followed by Reisinger and Bolt with RBI singles as well. Hallenbeck walked and McCarthy followed with an RBI single. Ron Massaroni come in to pitch and proceeded to strike out the next batter. With 2 outs Scutieri hit the ball and a fielding error scored the final run for the Whiz. Bottom of the 4th had Paul Miles lead off the inning with a single. With 1 out Ron Lochner reached base on a fielder's choice. Reutter had an RBI double for the Cubs. The Whiz tacked on 1 more run in the top of the 5th. With 2 outs, Graziano and Martin reached base on consecutive singles followed by Reisinger with an RBI single to complete the scoring for the Whiz. Final score was 15-3. Bob Bolt gave up 6 hits with 4K's and 3 BB's. For the Cubs Mike Reutter was 2-2 with a double. Mike Girard and Ron Massaroni combined to give up 17 hits with 2 K's and 4 BB's. For the Whiz Shawn Martin was 4-4, Doug Reisinger was 3-4 with a double. Paul Scutieri was 2-3 with a triple and Bob Bolt and Jan Friedman both had a double.

-- Edited by Gene H on Wednesday 19th of June 2024 10:14:18 AM

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