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5/18/01
RIVER VS RIVER

Game one: for 4and half innings Rush/Bickford in scoreless duel then Scooter unloads 3 run homer. in the 6th Ennis triples and scores on a Bell single but Bickford bears down and hangs on for 3-1 win for the new River

Game 2: Reese leads off

Game with a walk and scores but Wertz homers in 2nd to tie

Game. in the 4th with a runner on 3 and 2 outs Frank Mccormick orders intentional walk to 8th hitter to pitch to a pitcher with a hit on 9. he draws a minus but sure enough Roberts rips a single to make it 2-1. But Wertz doubles and scores on Tebbetts hit to tie the score immediatly in the bottom of the 4th. It was all downhill from there as Gordon homers and new River scores 6 unanswered runs to win behind Garver 8-2

Game 3: Pollett and Hearn lock up in pitchers duel. singles by Dropo, Ennis and Guerra score one for the old river in the second but the new river comes right back with singles by Chapman,Robinson and Rizzuto with a wild pitch mixed scores 2. things settle down till Ennis homers in 7th to tie Game. score stays this way till bottom of 9th when Northey pinch-hits for Hearn to lead off 9th and promptly doubles. Reliever Aloma bears down and strikes out Rizzuto and Elliott before Gordon rips single through the hole to score pinch-runner Miksis for the sweep of series. Joe I should be there by 11 see ya then