Monday, October 24, 2005

This Week in the California League, July 16-July 22, 1900

Games scheduled on Saturday and Sunday, July 21 and 22.

This weekend, Stockton came west to Oakland; San Francisco playing two games in Sacramento.

Jimmy Whalen was on his game, shutting down Oakland on 4 hits and 1 run. For the winners, Jack McCarthy and Russ Pace both got 3 hits, with McCarthy scoring three times. Oscar Jones took the loss, and got his release from the Dudes. Jones gave up 7 run on 10 hits, and departed for the Montana State League.

Jay Hughes pitched the first three innings, and then decided he could continue because of a some tiredness in his arm. Doyle came in and finished off the shutout. Ham Iburg took the loss, giving up only 2 runs and 5 hits. The game was won in the first inning. George McLaughlin walked, got to second on a fielder’s choice, and then brought home by a Truck Egan single.

Stockton, who didn’t have a third pitcher on the staff, used Jimmy Whalen on Sunday morning at Golden Gate Park in Oakland. Whalen was even more effective than on Saturday, pitching a six-hitter. Chief Borchers had a horrible outing, yielding 9 runs on 10 hits. Russ Pace went two for four, scoring three times, for the winners.

In the nightcap at San Francisco, George Harper and Doc Moskiman locked up in seesaw game over eleven innings, with Oakland coming out on top at then end by a 6-5 score.

The game at Sacramento was a pitchers’ battle between Ham Iburg and Demon Doyle— for seven innings! Then Sacramento scored 7 runs off of Iburg, who tired in the eighth inning. In the bottom half of the inning (Sacramento chose to bat first in the game), the SF Wasps scored 3 runs, but couldn’t match the Sacs. Sacramento added one in the ninth, bringing the score to 10 to 4. The hitting stars for the winners were Jay Hughes— playing the outfield— who went 4 for 5, catcher Matt Stanley (3 for 5), and Demon Doyle, who help his winning effort with 3 hits, including a double.

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