Wednesday, March 12, 2008

'Zona takes Game 3; Austin leads WS 2-1

The Arizona Thunder Chickens got themselves back into the World Series with a 6-4 win in Game 3 to make the series 2-1 in favor of Austin. Flash Hammond got the start for 'Zona and went 5.2 innings while striking out five and giving up two earned runs. Despite giving up 2 earned runs in 0.1 innings of work, Jimmy Donovan got the win for the Thunder Chickens, his first this postseason, while Chris Adams earned the save.

John Bruske, Tom Allen and Al Padilla all homered for Arizona in the victory. CF Dee James was the only Thunder Chicken to collect more than one hit as he went 2-4 with a double and two RBIs.
Despite out hitting the Thunder Chickens, the Chin Music couldn't put together enough runs for the win. Homer Simmons, Willie Cambridge and Chili Mota each collected two hits apiece while Blaine Serrano homered, but it wasn't enouhg to make up for pitcher Darwin Daniels' three earned runs in 0.1 innings of work. Damon Daneker suffered the loss for Austin.

Dee James
Thunder Chickens
Age: 27B/T: S/R
Born: Grundy Center, IA
Position(s): CF
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