Ewell Blackwell pitches Riders past Magicians, 5-1


Storm Riders 5, Memphis Magicians 1
Game 97

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Magicians 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 ? 4 ? 0 ?
Riders 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 - 5 ? 6 ? 0 ?
W: Blackwell, E. (11-6)
L: Clemens, R. (10-12)
HR: T.Kluszewski(19th)


Ewell Blackwell pitched 8 strong innings at The Kingdome '78 as the Storm Riders beat the Memphis Magicians 5 to 1.

Storm had the winning rally in the 8th inning as they scored 4 runs on 4 base hits. The crucial at-bat was provided by Willie Wilson, who thrilled the crowd when he doubled which was good for two runs. Storm managed only 6 hits on the afternoon.

Blackwell(11-6) picked up the victory, allowing 1 run in 8 innings. Roger Clemens(10-12) took the loss. He surrendered just 4 hits and 1 walk in 7 innings.

It was another victory for Storm at Kingdome '78. Now their winning streak stands at 6 games.


at Kingdome '78


Memphis Magicians

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
P. Dougherty RF 4 0 2 0 .291
G. Sisler 1B 4 1 0 0 .262
T. Speaker CF 4 0 0 0 .303
H. Heilmann LF 3 0 2 1 .342
K. Gleason 2B 3 0 0 0 .255
R. Cannady 3B 3 0 0 0 .281
C. Galloway SS 3 0 0 0 .246
R. Hayworth C 3 0 0 0 .229
R. Clemens P 3 0 0 0 .186
L. Sherry P 0 0 0 0 ----
B. McClure P 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 30 1 4 1

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
R. Clemens (L, 10-12) 7 4 4 4 1 8 1 98 3.26
L. Sherry 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 9 2.41
B. McClure 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 17 2.57
Totals 8 6 5 5 2 9 1

Storm Riders

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
W. Wilson CF 4 0 1 2 .254
B. Doran 2B 4 0 0 0 .268
B. Ruth RF 4 0 1 0 .302
F. Howard LF 4 0 0 0 .262
E. Mathews 3B 3 1 1 0 .241
R. Petrocelli SS 3 1 1 0 .284
T. Kluszewski 1B 2 2 1 1 .300
D. Brown C 1 0 0 0 .195
   A - T. Pena C 1 0 0 0 .171
   B - J. Wasdell PH 1 1 1 1 .164
   D - K. Moreland C 0 0 0 0 .286
E. Blackwell P 2 0 0 0 .155
   C - B. Dahlgren PH 0 0 0 0 .032
J. Orosco P 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 29 5 6 4

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
E. Blackwell (W, 11-6) 8 3 1 1 0 4 0 92 4.35
J. Orosco 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 15 2.87
Totals 9 4 1 1 0 4 0


A-Subbed Defensively (C ) For Brown In 4th Inning
B-Pinch Hit For Pena In 8th Inning
C-Pinch Hit For Blackwell In 8th Inning
D-Subbed Defensively (C ) For Wasdell In 9th Inning

INJURIES:
Dick Brown INJURED (for 8 more games) in 3rd inning

ATTENDANCE- 30,657
T- 2:20
LEFT ON BASE- Magicians: 2 Riders: 2
DOUBLE PLAYS- Magicians: 1 Riders: 1
DOUBLES- H.Heilmann(17th), W.Wilson(12th), R.Petrocelli(27th)
HOME RUNS- T.Kluszewski(19th)
STOLEN BASES- G.Sisler(11th)
WALKS- T.Kluszewski, B.Dahlgren
STRIKE OUTS- G.Sisler, R.Cannady-2, R.Clemens, W.Wilson, B.Doran, B.Ruth,
F.Howard, E.Mathews, R.Petrocelli, D.Brown, E.Blackwell-2
GIDP- T.Speaker, F.Howard
WILD PITCHES- L.Sherry










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