Saturday, September 03, 2005

This Week in the California League, April 30-May 6, 190

Games this week were played on Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6.

On Saturday at Rec Park, the two Bay Area clubs squared off. In the bottom half of the ninth inning of a 1 to 1 game, Oakland had a man on third with one out. Ed Hutchinson lifted on of Ham Iburg’s pitches to short center, where both Heinie Krug, coming in from center was called off by shortstop Kid Peeples, who muffed what would have been an easy catch for Krug, and Billy Hammond, on third, walk home with the winning tally.

Over at Oak Park in Sacramento, Jay Hughes won his game of the season, 6-2 over Stockton. On Sunday, Demon Doyle pitched for Sacramento, and won pitchers’ battle up through the sixth inning, when home club put the game out of reach with three runs. George Harper took the loss.

At Oakland on Sunday morning, the two Bay area clubs battled to a 7-7 tie, so that they catch the boat back across the bay for the afternoon tilt. In that game, Mike Steffani best Ham Iburg 5-3.

To get a better view of the Standings & Leaders, click on image.


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