Polo Grounds Baseball
WS Game #5
blasted a HR and had 3 RBI as the Warwick Warriors beat Charleston 4-0 to claim their first PGB championship, four games to one. Warwick became the 12th different PGB team to win the World Series. Kyle Hendricks (3-3) got the victory, pitching 6-1/3 innings allowing no runs as Sox ace Chris Sale (1-3) suffered his 2nd loss in the series.
WS Game #4
belted a three-run homer and Mark Melancon finished beautifully at Edgbaston Grounds as the Warriors beat Charleston 6-5. Warwick scored 3 runs in the 6th inning. Nelson Cruz kicked off the action when he drew a walk. Carlos Correa came to bat and drew a walk. With two out, Forsythe cracked a3-run shot to ice the game. The winning pitcher was Pedro Strop (2-0).
WS Game #3
hurled a fine complete game shutout at Edgbaston Grounds as the Warwick Warriors beat the Charleston Low Sox by the count of 3-0. Martinez (4-2) was in control of the game from the outset. He gave up just 5 hits and 4 walks in 9 innings while lowering his playoff ERA to 3.12. Warwick had just 6 hits for the night. Tanner Roark (2-1) took the loss.
WS Game #2
hit a HR and 2 RBI as the Low Sox bested Warwick in 14 innings 4-3 at Sumter Park. In the 14th inning, Aledmys Diaz delivered a base-hit. Donaldson doubled, and David Ortiz then delivered a one-base hit resulting in an exciting win for Charleston and a raucous post-game celebration by the home town fans. Miguel Socolovich (1-0) picked up the victory.
WS Game #1
slammed 2 HRs and 4 RBI as the Warriors beat Charleston 10-6. Posey clubbed a solo home run in the 1st inning, a three-run blast in the 2nd and added a single in the 7th. Despite scoring in 5 separate innings, Charleston could not get the win. The winning pitcher was Kyle Hendricks (2-3) who allowed 5 runs in 6-2/3 innings. Chris Sale (1-2) suffered the loss.
drove in three runs a the Warriors nipped El Dorado Burros 4-3 to capture their first NL pennant in a seven-game thriller. Warwick plated all the runs they needed in the 4th inning when they tallied 4 runs on 3 hits. The pitchers took over after the 4th inning as neither team was able to score again. The win was credited to Cole Hamels (3-0).
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