Storm Riders beat Memphis Magicians 5-4


Storm Riders 5, Memphis Magicians 4
Game 146

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Magicians 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 4 ? 14 ? 0 ?
Riders 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 5 ? 9 ? 1 ?
W: Appier, K. (8-13)
L: Saberhagen, B. (10-10)
S: Orosco, J. (22)
HR: B.Ruth(62nd), T.Kluszewski(27th)


The Storm Riders tallied 4 runs in the 2nd inning and nipped the Memphis Magicians 5 to 4 at The Kingdome '78 in a hard fought contest.

Kevin Appier(8-13) pitched well enough to earn the win. He allowed 8 hits and 2 walks in 6 innings. Memphis had a chance to come back in the 9th but they came up short.

Appier got relief help from Jesse Orosco who gained credit for his 22nd save. Bret Saberhagen(10-10) was hit with the loss. The Storm ballclub's record now stands at a division leading 83-63. Memphis has a record of 66-80 after the loss.


at Kingdome '78


Memphis Magicians

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
K. Gleason 2B 4 2 2 0 .274
P. Dougherty RF 5 1 2 0 .292
T. Speaker CF 4 1 4 1 .311
H. Heilmann LF 4 0 0 2 .340
G. Sisler 1B 5 0 3 1 .278
I. Wingo C 5 0 0 0 .227
R. Cannady 3B 5 0 3 0 .249
C. Galloway SS 4 0 0 0 .245
B. Saberhagen P 3 0 0 0 .094
   B - L. Frazier PH 1 0 0 0 .225
J. Sambito P 0 0 0 0 .000
L. Sherry P 0 0 0 0 .000
B. McClure P 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 40 4 14 4

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
B. Saberhagen (L, 10-10) 7 8 5 5 0 6 2 122 2.85
J. Sambito 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 5.53
L. Sherry 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3.19
B. McClure 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3.26
Totals 8 9 5 5 0 7 2

Storm Riders

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
W. Wilson CF 4 1 2 1 .256
B. Doran 2B 4 0 1 1 .240
B. Ruth RF 4 1 1 1 .301
F. Howard LF 4 0 1 0 .256
E. Mathews 3B 4 1 1 0 .251
J. Orosco P 0 0 0 0 .000
R. Petrocelli SS 4 0 0 0 .263
T. Kluszewski 1B 3 1 2 2 .277
D. Brown C 3 1 1 0 .196
B. Shirley P 0 0 0 0 .333
M. Jackson P 0 0 0 0 .000
D. Smith P 0 0 0 0 .000
   C - L. Tannehill 3B 0 0 0 0 .267
K. Appier P 1 0 0 0 .129
   A - T. Pena C 1 0 0 0 .178
Totals 32 5 9 5

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
K. Appier (W, 8-13) 6 8 3 3 2 3 0 114 4.78
B. Shirley 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 5.67
M. Jackson (H, 21) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 16 3.76
D. Smith (H, 2) 1 4 1 1 0 0 0 22 4.61
J. Orosco (S, 22) 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 20 2.06
Totals 9 14 4 4 2 5 0


A-Subbed Defensively (C ) For Appier In 7th Inning
B-Pinch Hit For Saberhagen In 8th Inning
C-Subbed Defensively (3B) For Smith In 9th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 34,314
T- 3:02
LEFT ON BASE- Magicians:12 Riders: 4
DOUBLE PLAYS- Magicians: 0 Riders: 1
ERRORS- T.Pena
DOUBLES- T.Speaker(32nd), R.Cannady(28th), B.Doran(23rd), F.Howard(19th),
E.Mathews(18th)
HOME RUNS- B.Ruth(62nd), T.Kluszewski(27th)
SACRIFICE HITS- K.Appier
SACRIFICE FLIES- H.Heilmann
WALKS- K.Gleason, T.Speaker
STRIKE OUTS- K.Gleason, H.Heilmann-2, R.Cannady, C.Galloway, W.Wilson, B.Doran,
B.Ruth, F.Howard, E.Mathews, T.Kluszewski, D.Brown
GIDP- C.Galloway
WILD PITCHES- K.Appier










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