ISF's - Day 8 - Playoff C2 - Venezuela vs Great Britain

July 24, 2009

Saskatoon, SK

Playoff Game C2

Venezuela at Great Britain

the 3:30pm game that will start about 4:15pm


4:10pm  Introductions

4:22pm start

James Darby is pitching for Great Britain

Pitching for Venezuela is Eric Alvarez

13, on 1b
8, Jean Valendez, strikes out
16, Iran Paez, - runner steals 2b, ball is dropped - goes down swinging
24, dh,  Joe Vilchez pops up and out

23, Brandon Horn, strikes out
6, dp,  Clive Evans, strikes out
5, 3b, James Chalmers, grounds to 3b out at 1b

17, John Zawbrauo, walks
22, c, Rafael Flores,  walks
12, 21, cf,  Edwin Linares, goes down swinging
20, lf, Carlos Ojeda, passed ball, runners to 2 and 3 - out
3, Elis Ugueto, error at 1b, runner safe and one run scores, runners now on 1 and 3
13, 2b, Acuro Acacio, strikes out
one run on no hits, left two on base, one error
1-0 for Venezuela

3, Kevin Stockford, up into the stands, no one hurt. - goes down swinging
12, p,  James Darby, straight at the 2b and he has it, hard shot,. out
22, cf, Patrick Morgan, out at 1b, ends the inning
no runs, no hits, no errors, none lob
1-0 for Venezuela

8, double
16, Iran Paez, out at 1b, runner safe at 3b
24, dh,  Joe, out
17, John Zambrano,  - strike, but did he?  please ask the 1b blue, oh, he does not speak English, is there a Japanese interpreter in the house?  call stands. - walks
22, c,  Rafael Flores,  - runner almost tagged at 3b - out at 1b
1-0 for Venezuela

this is going to be a noisy game!

crowd is filling in again quite nicely after the last break

9, Richard Haldane, strikes out
10, Scott Sunley, single down 1b line
13, Pat Walsh, out at 1b
4, 2b, Brandon Horn, walks, ball thrown away at 2b and runner moves to 3b, runners on the corners.
6, dp,  Clive Evans, caught looking, out
no runs on 1 hit, 2 lob, no errors
1-0 lead for Venezuela

Edwin Linares, out
20, Carlos Ojeda, single
3, Elis Ojeda, - runner steals 2b - single on an error by rf, runners on all 3 bases!
13, Arturo Acacio, nice pop to mid lf, and scores two runners; made it to 3b, good running
8, Jean Melendez, - one out - full count - oh oh, runner going, blue on 1b calls dead ball - runner charges the catcher - big bump but he stays standing - GB walks to the bench - called back - play ball - runner at 1 was called for a lead off - runner on 3b - flys out to deep lf.  Interesting game.
2 runs on 2 hits, two left, one error
3-0 for Venezuela

Chalmers out
Stockford, grounds to ss and out at 1b
12, James Darby, out
no runs no hits, no errors, no lob
3-0 lead for Venezuela

first batter, Joe the dp, out
17, John Zambrano, walks
22, Rafael Flores, out
21, Edwin Linares, strikes out
no runs no hits, none left, no errors
3-0 lead for Venezuela

Morgan, out
Haldane, fly out
10, Scott Sunley, out
3-0 for Venezuela

20, Carlos Ojeda, walks
3, ss,  Elis Ugueto, walks
13, 2b,  Aturo, loads the bases
8, rf,  John Melendes, - bases loaded no one out - bunts, safe on 1b and close at the plate but he is safe - sccore one - bases still loaded - new runner on 1b, 1, Herwing Querales
16,Iran Paez, out
24, Joe Vilchez, whew Joe says as he gets brushed back - Joe has a great sense of humour - big guy who is fast - pops out to 3b bases still loaded
17, John Zambrano, one out and bases loaded, walks home a run - bases still loaded of course
- Russ Snow out to visit Jammes Darby, he will stay in
22, c,  Rafael Flores, single, ball dropped at 1b, score one, one runner out
21, Edwin Linares, two out runners on the corners, Walks the bases loaded
20, lf,  Carlos Ojeda,  high one right to the fair part of corner of lf and out, finally
4 runs, 3 hits 3 lob
7-0 for Venezuela

crowd is really growing

lots of fans in red - good sized group of Kiwi fans filling the front rows in the reserved area, fan club - tonight in white with black hats

13, Pat Walsh, out
23, Brandon Horn, grounds to 2b oout at 1b
6, dp,  Clive Evans,  singles down the right side
5, Chalmers, high fly and a collision behind 2b prevents the mercy, runner scores. runner on 2b - yes it pays to run it out.
3, Stockford, - coach out to talk to the pitcher - going to leave the big guy in - he says he is ok - out at 1b to end the inning
one run on one hit, one error

I have the line up cards for the next game - no surprises
Manlley for the Black Sox
Folkard for Australia

50, Mark Elson pitching

3, Elis Ugueto, out
1, Herwing Querales, singles down the right side
16, Iran Paez, runner steals 3b - hit to p and he threw wide from his back side and scored a run, batter ended up on 3b
24 out
17 John Zambrano, walk
4, Pinto, out
3 runs on 3 hits, 2 lob, one error
10-1 for Venezuela

12, James Darby, walks
22, Morgan, - change for GB, a runner at 1b for Darby, 32, Jean Paul Mauger - out looking
9, 1b,  Richard Haldane, double, runners on 2 and 3
10, Sunley double scores two - Mauger looks so happy!
13, Pat Walsh, out at 1b, runner on 3b
23, 2b,  Brandon Horn, pop up high to 3b and out - over
Final: 6:45pm
Venezuela: 10
Great Britain: 3

The house is really filling up for the New Zealand vs Australia game


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