Willie McCovey homers twice in 6-1 victory over Get's Back Up


Copper Rooters 6, Sioux Falls Get's Back Up 1
Game 86

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Rooters 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 6 ? 5 ? 1 ?
Get's Back Up 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 ? 4 ? 1 ?
W: Matlock, L. (9-8)
L: Martinez, P. (9-10)
HR: J.Morgan(11th), W.McCovey-2(34th)


Willie McCovey smashed 2 homeruns and had 3 RBI and Leroy Matlock came through with a solid 9 innings at Forbes Field '09 as the Copper Rooters beat the Sioux Falls Get's Back Up 6 to 1.

McCovey led the offense for Copper. He ripped a solo home run in the 4th inning and cleared the fences for a two-run home run (his 34th of the season) in the 8th inning. Copper managed only 5 hits on the afternoon.

Matlock(9-8) allowed 1 run on the game. Pedro Martinez(9-10) suffered the loss. He served up 3 gopher balls in 8 innings. 'I've been working on a few things in my delivery, and I think I'm hitting a good groove.' Matlock said after the game. 'I'm ready to start another game tomorrow!'


at Forbes Field '09


Copper Rooters

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
G. Brett 3B 4 0 0 0 .263
J. Morgan 2B 3 1 1 2 .307
O. Charleston CF 3 1 0 0 .271
W. McCovey 1B 4 2 2 3 .291
G. Selkirk LF 3 1 1 0 .260
D. Daulton C 4 0 0 0 .211
J. Callison RF 4 0 0 0 .260
G. Wright SS 3 1 0 0 .235
L. Matlock P 3 0 1 0 .260
Totals 31 6 5 5

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
L. Matlock (W, 9-8) 9 4 1 1 1 4 0 131 4.63
Totals 9 4 1 1 1 4 0

Sioux Falls Get's Back Up

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
H. Johnson 2B 4 0 0 0 .380
L. Appling SS 4 0 1 0 .315
D. Brouthers 1B 4 0 0 0 .314
J. Kelley LF 4 0 0 0 .272
C. Smith RF 3 1 1 0 .320
R. Ashburn CF 3 0 0 1 .282
R. Schalk C 3 0 0 0 .268
L. Gardner 3B 3 0 1 0 .261
P. Martinez P 2 0 0 0 .058
   A - T. Phillips PH 1 0 1 0 .133
A. Schacht P 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 31 1 4 1

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
P. Martinez (L, 9-10) 8 5 6 5 3 14 3 138 4.13
A. Schacht 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 5.28
Totals 9 5 6 5 3 14 3


A-Pinch Hit For Martinez In 8th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 49,510
T- 3:01
LEFT ON BASE- Rooters: 2 Get's Back Up: 4
DOUBLE PLAYS- Rooters: 1 Get's Back Up: 0
ERRORS- G.Wright, J.Kelley
TRIPLES- C.Smith(15th)
HOME RUNS- J.Morgan(11th), W.McCovey-2(34th)
SACRIFICE FLIES- J.Morgan
WALKS- O.Charleston, G.Selkirk, G.Wright, C.Smith
STRIKE OUTS- G.Brett-2, J.Morgan, O.Charleston-2, W.McCovey, G.Selkirk,
D.Daulton-3, J.Callison-2, G.Wright, L.Matlock, L.Appling,
D.Brouthers, R.Ashburn, R.Schalk
GIDP- H.Johnson










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