Eddie Mathews blasts 2 HRs in 7-1 victory over Variables


Storm Riders 7, Hidden Variables 1
Game 43

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Variables 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 ? 6 ? 1 ?
Riders 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 3 - 7 ? 13 ? 0 ?
W: Scott, M. (5-1)
L: Rhem, F. (2-5)
HR: B.Ruth(20th), E.Mathews-2(6th)


Mike Scott racked up an impressive total of 14 strikeouts and Eddie Mathews cracked 2 homeruns as the Storm Riders defeated the Hidden Variables by a score of 7 to 1 at The Kingdome '78.

Scott(5-1) dominated Hidden hitters. He allowed just 6 hits and 2 walks in 9 innings lowering his ERA from 3.99 to 3.65. Storm banged out 13 hits on the afternoon.

Flint Rhem(2-5) was tagged with the loss. He allowed 8 hits and 1 walk in 6 innings. Scott was pleased with his performance. He noted, 'I had good zip on my pitches. Just as important, my location was right on. The fans really got into the game too - that always helps me. Now, if I can only do that again in my next outing.'


at Kingdome '78


Hidden Variables

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
B. Hamilton CF 3 0 0 0 .265
P. Guerrero 3B 4 0 0 0 .324
W. Mays RF 3 0 1 0 .258
G. Foster LF 4 0 1 0 .343
B. Grich 2B 4 0 2 0 .247
B. Foote C 4 0 0 0 .216
G. Davis 1B 4 1 1 0 .239
N. Garciaparra SS 3 0 1 1 .288
F. Rhem P 1 0 0 0 .000
   A - H. Simmons PH 1 0 0 0 .167
M. Marshall P 0 0 0 0 .000
P. Mikkelsen P 0 0 0 0 ----
Totals 31 1 6 1

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
F. Rhem (L, 2-5) 6 8 4 3 1 6 1 107 6.95
M. Marshall 1.2 5 3 3 1 2 2 42 3.56
P. Mikkelsen 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4.22
Totals 8 13 7 6 2 8 3

Storm Riders

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
W. Wilson CF 5 0 2 0 .263
B. Doran 2B 3 2 2 0 .303
B. Ruth RF 4 2 2 2 .327
F. Howard LF 4 1 1 1 .283
E. Mathews 3B 4 2 2 2 .245
R. Petrocelli SS 4 0 1 1 .286
T. Kluszewski 1B 4 0 2 1 .282
D. Brown C 4 0 1 0 .187
M. Scott P 3 0 0 0 .074
Totals 35 7 13 7

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
M. Scott (W, 5-1) 9 6 1 1 2 14 0 136 3.65
Totals 9 6 1 1 2 14 0


A-Pinch Hit For Rhem In 7th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 47,525
T- 2:38
LEFT ON BASE- Variables: 7 Riders: 6
DOUBLE PLAYS- Variables: 0 Riders: 1
ERRORS- G.Davis
DOUBLES- G.Davis(8th), B.Doran(13th)
HOME RUNS- B.Ruth(20th), E.Mathews-2(6th)
STOLEN BASES- G.Foster(1st), W.Wilson(10th)
CAUGHT STEALING- W.Wilson, B.Doran
SACRIFICE HITS- F.Rhem
WALKS- W.Mays, N.Garciaparra, B.Doran, M.Scott
HIT BY PITCH- B.Hamilton
STRIKE OUTS- P.Guerrero-2, W.Mays, G.Foster-3, B.Grich-2, B.Foote-2, G.Davis-3,
N.Garciaparra, B.Ruth-2, F.Howard-2, D.Brown-2, M.Scott-2
GIDP- B.Hamilton










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