Jim Thome homers twice in 6-5 victory over Glory


Camden Riversharks 6, Old Glory 5
Game 53

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Riversharks 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 6 ? 11 ? 0 ?
Glory 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 5 ? 6 ? 1 ?
W: Maddux, G. (11-2)
L: Mathewson, C. (5-5)
S: Gagne, E. (12)
HR: J.Thome-2(9th), G.Foster(18th), E.Banks(15th)


Third baseman Jim Thome rocketed 2 homeruns at US Cellular Field '05 as the Camden Riversharks beat the Old Glory by the count of 6 to 5.

Camden started with a bang, jumping out to an early lead in their half of the first with 2 runs on 2 hits. Hughie Jennings led off and keyed the rally when he slapped a one-base hit. Jennings got a great jump and stole second easily. Norm Cash then drew a walk. Jack Clark came up and he laced a base-hit resulting in a run. Al Simmons stepped into the box and grounded into a double play scoring the final run of the inning. Camden out-hit Old for the game, 11 hits to 6.

Greg Maddux(11-2) got credit for the victory, pitching 8 and 1/3 innings and allowing 5 runs. Eric Gagne recorded his 12th save. Christy Mathewson(5-5) was the losing pitcher. He was hit hard and gave up 9 hits and 4 walks in 6 innings.

With this win, Camden has a division leading 38-15 record. They have been 7-3 lately. Old continued their losing ways and their record is now 28-25. They are 1-9 in their last ten games.


at US Cellular Field '05


Camden Riversharks

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
H. Jennings SS 5 1 3 0 .367
   A - R. Yount SS 0 0 0 0 .000
N. Cash 1B 3 2 1 0 .321
J. Clark DH 3 0 2 1 .230
A. Simmons LF 4 0 1 2 .361
J. Thome 3B 5 2 2 2 .216
F. Robinson RF 5 0 0 0 .267
J. Lopez C 5 0 1 0 .297
F. Lynn CF 4 0 1 0 .244
C. Biggio 2B 3 1 0 0 .197
Totals 37 6 11 5

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
G. Maddux (W, 11-2) 8.1 5 5 5 3 3 2 138 3.71
E. Gagne (S, 12) 0.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 9 0.00
Totals 9 6 5 5 4 4 2

Old Glory

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
T. Speaker CF 4 0 0 0 .311
C. Jones 3B 2 2 0 0 .188
G. Foster LF 3 1 1 2 .299
J. Blanchard C 4 0 0 0 .000
T. Helton DH 4 1 2 0 .376
E. Banks SS 4 1 2 3 .306
H. Aaron RF 4 0 0 0 .320
G. Sisler 1B 3 0 0 0 .291
R. Cano 2B 4 0 1 0 .265
Totals 32 5 6 5

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
C. Mathewson (L, 5-5) 6 9 5 5 4 6 1 105 6.98
R. Beck 1.2 1 0 0 0 4 0 23 5.13
D. Murray 1.1 1 1 1 1 0 1 19 3.63
Totals 9 11 6 6 5 10 2


A-Subbed Defensively (SS) For Jennings In 8th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 37,275
T- 3:33
LEFT ON BASE- Riversharks:10 Glory: 4
DOUBLE PLAYS- Riversharks: 1 Glory: 1
ERRORS- R.Cano
DOUBLES- E.Banks(9th)
HOME RUNS- J.Thome-2(9th), G.Foster(18th), E.Banks(15th)
STOLEN BASES- H.Jennings(19th)
SACRIFICE FLIES- A.Simmons
WALKS- N.Cash-2, J.Clark-2, C.Biggio, C.Jones-2, G.Foster, G.Sisler
STRIKE OUTS- H.Jennings-2, A.Simmons, J.Thome, F.Robinson-2, J.Lopez, F.Lynn-2,
C.Biggio, T.Speaker, T.Helton, R.Cano-2
GIDP- A.Simmons, E.Banks
WILD PITCHES- D.Murray










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