Copper Rooters defeat Black Cadillac 6-3


Copper Rooters 6, Black Cadillac 3
Game 94

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Rooters 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 6 ? 12 ? 3 ?
Cadillac 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 ? 7 ? 1 ?
W: Matlock, L. (11-8)
L: Prior, M. (5-9)
S: Sutter, B. (24)
HR: none


Glenn Wright had 2 base hits at Royals Stadium '78 where the Copper Rooters beat the lifeless Black Cadillac 6 to 3.

Copper took the lead off Mark Prior in the first inning as they scored 3 runs on 4 base hits. The highlight belonged to Willie McCovey, who quieted the home crowd when he doubled bringing in two baserunners. Copper ended up with 12 hits for the game while Black had 7.

Leroy Matlock(11-8) got credit for the victory, pitching 7 innings and allowing 3 runs. Bruce Sutter got the save, his 24th. Prior(5-9) ended up with the loss. He was knocked around by Copper, allowing 10 hits and 3 walks in 7 innings.

With this win, Copper has a division leading 56-38 record. They have been 7-3 lately. With this loss, Black has a 5-5 record of late, 34-60 overall.


at Royals Stadium '78


Copper Rooters

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
G. Brett 3B 5 1 2 1 .275
J. Morgan 2B 5 1 2 0 .320
O. Charleston CF 3 1 1 0 .274
   B - G. Clines PR 0 0 0 0 .279
B. Sutter P 0 0 0 0 .182
W. McCovey 1B 4 0 1 2 .291
G. Selkirk LF,CF 4 0 1 1 .253
D. Daulton C 4 0 0 0 .209
J. Callison RF 5 2 2 0 .264
G. Wright SS 4 1 2 1 .247
L. Matlock P 2 0 0 0 .236
   A - G. Woodling PH 1 0 1 0 .233
   C - C. Blefary LF 1 0 0 0 .257
Totals 38 6 12 5

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
L. Matlock (W, 11-8) 7 6 3 3 3 2 0 122 4.59
B. Sutter (S, 24) 2 1 0 0 1 4 0 34 2.42
Totals 9 7 3 3 4 6 0

Black Cadillac

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
T. Gwynn RF 4 1 3 0 .332
T. Cobb CF 4 0 0 0 .355
R. Hornsby 2B 3 1 0 0 .314
J. Foxx 1B 4 1 1 0 .294
C. Jones 3B 3 0 2 1 .241
B. Boone C 4 0 1 1 .219
V. Coleman LF 3 0 0 1 .225
M. Wills SS 4 0 0 0 .209
M. Prior P 3 0 0 0 .114
H. Wilhelm P 0 0 0 0 .000
   D - J. Alou PH 1 0 0 0 .136
A. Hassler P 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 33 3 7 3

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
M. Prior (L, 5-9) 7 10 6 5 3 8 0 123 4.90
H. Wilhelm 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 24 3.59
A. Hassler 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 18 3.60
Totals 9 12 6 5 5 10 0


A-Pinch Hit For Matlock In 8th Inning
B-Pinch Ran For Charleston In 8th Inning
C-Subbed Defensively (LF) For Woodling In 8th Inning
D-Pinch Hit For Wilhelm In 8th Inning

INJURIES:
Oscar Charleston INJURED (for 3 more games) in 8th inning

ATTENDANCE- 28,160
T- 3:22
LEFT ON BASE- Rooters:12 Cadillac: 9
DOUBLE PLAYS- Rooters: 1 Cadillac: 0
ERRORS- W.McCovey, G.Selkirk, L.Matlock, M.Prior
DOUBLES- W.McCovey(14th), J.Callison(11th), G.Wright(16th), T.Gwynn(17th)
SACRIFICE HITS- L.Matlock
SACRIFICE FLIES- V.Coleman
WALKS- O.Charleston, W.McCovey, G.Selkirk, D.Daulton, G.Wright, T.Gwynn, T.Cobb,
R.Hornsby, C.Jones
HIT BY PITCH- O.Charleston, R.Hornsby
STRIKE OUTS- G.Brett, J.Morgan, W.McCovey, G.Selkirk, D.Daulton, J.Callison-2,
G.Wright-2, L.Matlock, T.Cobb-2, R.Hornsby-2, V.Coleman, J.Alou
GIDP- R.Hornsby










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