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Ball State Cardinals defeat Decatur Deadheads 5-4


Ball State Cardinals 5, Decatur Deadheads 4
Game 135

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cardinals 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 5 ? 10 ? 0 ?
Deadheads 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 ? 10 ? 2 ?
W: Murray, D. (10-13)
L: Beggs, J. (1-7)
S: Sisk, D. (9)
HR: S.Sosa(38th), H.Zimmerman(1st)


In a thriller the Ball State Cardinals staged a dramatic comeback then held on to win over the Decatur Deadheads by a score of 5 to 4 at Forbes Field '09.

Ball State erupted with the game winning runs in the 9th inning with 2 runs utilizing 2 base hits. After an out was recorded, Ski Melillo was the sparkplug when he delivered a single. Vic Power came to the plate and reached on an error. Dan Uggla got his turn next, but he was a strikeout victim. Ty Cobb followed and he tripled plating two runs. Ball State and Decatur each finished the afternoon with 10 hits.

The win went to Dale Murray(10-13) who allowed no runs in 2 innings. Murray was helped out by Doug Sisk who recorded his 9th save. The losing pitcher was Joe Beggs(1-7) in relief. He was pinned with the loss despite not allowing an earned run in his 2 innings of work.


at Forbes Field '09


Ball State Cardinals

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
T. Cobb CF 5 1 2 2 .418
J. Cardenal LF 5 1 1 0 .327
H. Wagner SS 3 0 1 0 .368
S. Sosa RF 4 1 1 2 .275
C. Ripken Jr. 3B 3 0 1 1 .338
   C - B. Wine 3B 0 0 0 0 .186
M. Sinatro C 4 0 0 0 .135
S. Melillo 2B 4 1 2 0 .192
V. Power 1B 4 1 1 0 .190
B. Hallahan P 2 0 0 0 .286
   A - J. Johnston PH 1 0 1 0 .183
D. Murray P 0 0 0 0 .097
   D - D. Uggla PH 1 0 0 0 .236
S. Nahem P 0 0 0 0 .500
A. Hassler P 0 0 0 0 .000
D. Sisk P 0 0 0 0 .150
Totals 36 5 10 5

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
B. Hallahan 6 8 3 3 3 4 0 93 6.26
D. Murray (W, 10-13) 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 23 3.51
S. Nahem (H, 10) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 4.61
A. Hassler 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 2 9.08
D. Sisk (S, 9) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 5.15
Totals 9 10 4 4 3 5 1

Decatur Deadheads

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
L. Doyle 2B 3 1 2 2 .289
   F - B. Cunningham PH 0 0 0 0 .333
   G - G. Walker PH 1 0 0 0 .236
B. Miller RF 3 0 1 0 .272
J. Beggs P 0 0 0 0 .333
C. Anson 1B 3 0 1 0 .281
B. Meusel LF 3 0 0 1 .367
E. Flick CF 4 0 1 0 .291
R. Rolfe 3B 4 0 2 0 .299
F. Parent SS 4 0 0 0 .281
M. Grady C 3 2 1 0 .258
E. Rixey P 2 0 1 0 .176
   B - D. Loftus PH,RF 1 0 0 0 .192
   E - H. Zimmerman PH 1 1 1 1 .209
Totals 32 4 10 4

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
E. Rixey 7 8 3 1 0 4 1 110 4.56
J. Beggs (L, 1-7) 2 2 2 0 1 1 0 36 3.30
Totals 9 10 5 1 1 5 1


A-Pinch Hit For Hallahan In 7th Inning
B-Pinch Hit For Rixey In 7th Inning
C-Subbed Defensively (3B) For Ripken Jr. In 8th Inning
D-Pinch Hit For Murray In 9th Inning
E-Pinch Hit For Loftus In 9th Inning
F-Pinch Hit For Doyle In 9th Inning
G-Pinch Hit For Cunningham In 9th Inning

INJURIES:
Cal Ripken Jr. INJURED (for 6 more games) in 8th inning

ATTENDANCE- 34,522
T- 2:38
LEFT ON BASE- Cardinals: 6 Deadheads: 6
DOUBLE PLAYS- Cardinals: 0 Deadheads: 2
ERRORS- C.Anson, M.Grady
DOUBLES- H.Wagner(34th), C.Ripken Jr.(41st), L.Doyle(18th), R.Rolfe(28th)
TRIPLES- T.Cobb(24th), M.Grady(3rd)
HOME RUNS- S.Sosa(38th), H.Zimmerman(1st)
STOLEN BASES- T.Cobb(52nd), L.Doyle(61st), C.Anson(14th)
CAUGHT STEALING- B.Miller
SACRIFICE HITS- L.Doyle
SACRIFICE FLIES- C.Ripken Jr., B.Meusel
WALKS- H.Wagner, B.Miller, C.Anson, M.Grady
STRIKE OUTS- T.Cobb-2, H.Wagner, S.Melillo, D.Uggla, G.Walker, B.Meusel,
R.Rolfe, M.Grady, E.Rixey
GIDP- S.Sosa, B.Hallahan










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