However, Northern didn't score again until the sixth
when Rick Seltzer walked and scored on Casey Cooperman's
Yankees had the bases loaded in the sixth, meaning the
go-ahead run was at first base.
Abeln went after the first pitch and grounded out to
second to end Northern's best chance to change the
was able to saw [off] some guys and get some weak liners
with guys on base," Wiltrout said. "In the sixth, I just
had to bear down. He swung at the first pitch and that
plays into my hands because I am trying either to get
ahead or get quick outs."
Wiltrout then finished things off with 1-2-3 seventh.
"I've had some success against them," Wiltrout said. "I
beat them in the middle of the season and then I just
pitched against them on Friday night and it was very
similar game to this one."
will take another one just like it on Friday night when
he gives the ball to Ryan Palos looking for the
feels great to be up 2-0 especially since this was not
how we planned it tonight," Lane said. "[Anthony]
Clemens was supposed to pitch, but when he was warming
up he just couldn't get loose. His arm was hurting him,
so I turned to [Wiltrout] and I was just hoping to get
four or five innings from him. What can I say about that
performance, He just kept them off balance."
Meanwhile, back-to-back walks led to two runs in the
first for Limeport when Tyler Lehman singled in a run.
Good hustle by Cary Zimmerman created a run in the
second. He reached on a fielder's choice, stole second
and went to third on a throwing error before scoring on
Adam Ganser's grounder to second on a close play at the
the first two games of the series, Limeport has just
been a step ahead.
were kind of quiet all year long, but now this is the
best atmosphere," Lane said. "Everybody stays up,
everybody congratulates everyone. We're trying to win
every inning. And we've got to keep the same attitude on
100 001 0 — 2 6 1
Volpe's Limeport Bulls 210 010 x — 4 6 0
Beck, Cooperman (5) and Faust, Abeln (6); Wiltrout and
Swatsky. L: Beck