Memphis Magicians defeat Storm Riders 8-7


Memphis Magicians 8, Storm Riders 7
Game 7

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Magicians 2 0 1 0 0 2 0 3 0 8 ? 14 ? 1 ?
Riders 2 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 7 ? 11 ? 2 ?
W: McClure, B. (1-0)
L: Smith, D. (1-1)
S: Gagne, E. (2)
HR: B.Doran(2nd), D.Brown(1st)


47,791 fans were treated to a fine game at The Kingdome '78 as only one run separated the combatants at game's end. The Memphis Magicians won by the slimmest of margins, 8 to 7.

Bob McClure(1-0) was brilliant in relief and registered the victory. No one got on base in his 1 and 1/3 innings reducing his ERA from 3.00 to 2.08. Memphis ended up with 14 hits for the game while Storm had 11.

Eric Gagne got the save, his 2nd. Dave Smith(1-1) was the losing pitcher in relief. He allowed Memphis 3 runs in 2 innings of work.


at Kingdome '78


Memphis Magicians

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
G. Sisler 1B 3 1 2 0 .394
   B - L. Frazier 1B,LF 2 2 0 0 .000
P. Dougherty RF 5 1 1 1 .250
   F - R. Hayworth 1B 0 0 0 0 .167
H. Heilmann LF,RF 5 1 3 3 .333
T. Speaker CF 3 1 1 1 .400
R. Cannady 3B 0 0 0 0 .174
   A - R. Lutzke PR,3B 3 1 1 1 .200
C. Galloway SS 5 0 1 0 .259
   E - B. Dent SS 0 0 0 0 ----
I. Wingo C 5 0 3 1 .350
K. Gleason 2B 4 0 1 0 .222
   G - M. Lemke 2B 1 0 0 0 .111
R. Rhoden P 3 0 1 0 .250
B. McClure P 0 0 0 0 ----
   D - B. Seeds PH 0 1 0 0 .500
D. Drago P 0 0 0 0 ----
   H - H. Newhouser PH 1 0 0 0 .143
E. Gagne P 0 0 0 0 ----
Totals 40 8 14 7

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
R. Rhoden 5.2 10 7 7 3 6 2 111 6.14
B. McClure (W, 1-0) 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 17 2.08
D. Drago (H, 1) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 13 0.00
E. Gagne (S, 2) 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 13 0.00
Totals 9 11 7 7 4 9 2

Storm Riders

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
W. Wilson CF 4 2 4 0 .320
B. Doran 2B 5 1 2 3 .276
B. Ruth RF 3 0 0 0 .280
F. Howard LF 5 1 1 0 .276
E. Mathews 3B 5 1 1 0 .318
R. Petrocelli SS 5 0 2 1 .269
T. Kluszewski 1B 4 1 0 0 .176
D. Smith P 0 0 0 0 ----
D. Brown C 4 1 1 3 .100
M. Scott P 1 0 0 0 .000
M. Jackson P 1 0 0 0 .000
   C - B. Dahlgren 1B 1 0 0 0 .000
Totals 38 7 11 7

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
M. Scott 5.1 12 5 5 1 4 0 118 15.88
M. Jackson 1.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 1.59
D. Smith (L, 1-1) BS(2) 2 2 3 3 3 1 0 41 4.15
Totals 9 14 8 8 4 5 0


A-Pinch Ran For Cannady In 1st Inning
B-Subbed Defensively (1B) For Sisler In 4th Inning
C-Subbed Defensively (1B) For Jackson In 8th Inning
D-Pinch Hit For McClure In 8th Inning
E-Subbed Defensively (SS) For Galloway In 8th Inning
F-Subbed Defensively (1B) For Dougherty In 8th Inning
G-Subbed Defensively (2B) For Gleason In 8th Inning
H-Pinch Hit For Drago In 9th Inning

INJURIES:
Rev Cannady INJURED (for 1 more game) in 1st inning
George Sisler INJURED (for 2 more games) in 4th inning

ATTENDANCE- 47,791
T- 3:31
LEFT ON BASE- Magicians:11 Riders: 8
DOUBLE PLAYS- Magicians: 0 Riders: 0
ERRORS- K.Gleason, B.Doran, D.Brown
DOUBLES- P.Dougherty(1st), H.Heilmann(2nd), T.Speaker(1st), I.Wingo(2nd),
B.Doran(2nd)
TRIPLES- H.Heilmann(1st), R.Lutzke(1st), W.Wilson(3rd)
HOME RUNS- B.Doran(2nd), D.Brown(1st)
STOLEN BASES- G.Sisler-2(3rd), L.Frazier-2(2nd), T.Speaker(1st)
CAUGHT STEALING- P.Dougherty
SACRIFICE FLIES- R.Lutzke
WALKS- L.Frazier, T.Speaker-2, B.Seeds, W.Wilson, B.Ruth-2, M.Scott
HIT BY PITCH- R.Cannady
STRIKE OUTS- H.Heilmann, C.Galloway, K.Gleason, R.Rhoden, H.Newhouser, B.Doran,
B.Ruth, F.Howard, E.Mathews-3, R.Petrocelli, T.Kluszewski, D.Brown










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