Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Scores and Highlights from 9/5

Norfolk Tides 8, Durham Bulls 5
The Bulls could not recover after surrendering six runs in the first inning as they lost to the Tides in the regular season finale. The Bulls scored first in the first inning on a solo home run by Tim Beckham. The Tides answered by scoring six runs in the bottom of the first to take the lead. The Bulls used the long ball once again in the third to add two more runs to the scoreboard. This time it was Stephen Vogt and Matt Carson going deep for the Bulls. The Bulls scored again in the fifth on an RBI single by Dan Johnson. But Norfolk plated two runs in the bottom of the fifth to extend their lead further. The Bulls scored one final time in the top of the ninth on an RBI single by Russ Canzler but it wasn't enough as the Bulls fell in the regular season finale. Brian Baker suffered the loss for the Bulls as they finished the 2011 regular season with an 80-62 record. The Bulls will begin their run for the Governor's Cup as they face off against the Columbus Clippers in Game One of the International League Playoffs on Wednesday.

Montgomery Biscuits, Chattanooga Lookouts (Cancelled: Rain)
The Biscuits season finale was washed away due to unplayable field conditions. The Biscuits finished the season with a 65-74 record on the year.

Lake County Captains 4, Bowling Green Hot Rods 1
The Hot Rods lost their regular season finale on Monday. The Hot Rods took the first lead by scoring in the first inning. Julio Cedeno drove home Robby Price to give the Hots Rods a 1-0 lead. The Captains answered by scoring two runs in the bottom of the first to take the lead away from the Hot Rods. The Captains scored two more runs in the eighth to hand the Hot Rods the loss in the finale. Wilking Rodriguez was charged with the loss. The Hot Rods concluded the regular season with a 77-63 record. They will advance to the Midwest League Semi-Finals to face the Fort Wayne Tin Caps in a three game series begining Wednesday.

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