May, 2011 Archives

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-Bob

The Peoria Chiefs surged for six runs in the final two innings to defeat the Clinton LumberKings, 9-4 on Monday night and complete a four-game sweep of the visitors. It was Peoria’s first four-game sweep since April 25-28, 2009 and first four-game sweep of Clinton since July 3-6, 2006. The Chiefs’ improved to 25-19 on the season and are now on a five-game win streak. The attendance was 1,054 on Lady Gaga Night at O’Brien Field.

-Bob


Wichita State pitchers Brian Flynn and Josh Smith combined to hold host Bradley (22-30, 4-17 MVC) to one run in 18 innings as the Shockers (36-24, 14-7 MVC) completed the sweep of the season’s final series by taking both games of a Friday doubleheader at O’Brien Field.  Wichita State followed a 5-1 victory in the opener with a 1-0 victory in the nightcap. The Shockers moved ahead of league-leading Creighton in The Valley win column. Bradley will be the tourney’s No. 8 seed and will play the top seed in Tuesday’s first round at the new TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha.  The tournament pairings and game times will not be announced until the conclusion of play Saturday for the league’s other six teams. Between games Bradley acknowledged three seniors. Brian Martin center fielder #23, Brad Kimball designated hitter #39, Eric Holmes pitcher #35 (not present), and David Nelson team manager.

-Bob

Peoria Notre Dame (6-0) won the Mid-State 6 Conference on a walk-off passed ball in the bottom of the ninth inning to beat the Richwoods Knights (4-2), 13-12 on senior day at the Franciscan Recreation Complex. In the bottom of the seventh, the Irish who trailed 12-10, sent the game in to extra innings when catcher Maggie Rothan and second baseman Julie Mayernich had back to back RBI’s to tie the game. Margaret Schwab was the winning pitcher for the Irish after replacing starter Mary Kate Tracy in the eighth inning.

-Bob

Chicago Cubs hurler Randy Wells allowed just one earned run over 3 2/3 innings of rehab work, but suffered the loss as the Peoria Chiefs fell to the Quad Cities River Bandits 3-1 Tuesday night on two unearned runs in front of 1,390 fans. Both teams started major leaguers as Quad Cities started St. Louis Cardinals reliever Brian Tallet who struck out five of the six batters he faced. Peoria is now 20-18 this season and 11-6 at home. Quad Cities answered in the fourth with three runs in Wells’ final inning. With nobody out, Patrick Elkins ripped a two-run double into right field to give the River Bandits their first lead of the game. Yunior Castillo made it 3-1 with a line drive single to right that brought Chris Edmondson across home plate. Wells threw 48 pitches before he was replaced by Austin Kirk, who came in and got Peoria out of the inning.

-Bob

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