May 5, 2007
AL Game 31
Children's Medical Associates 12 (in 8 innings)
Meenan Oil 11
CMA Lightning and Meenan Oil team battled in a tight hard fought 8 Inning
game with the score tied in innings 4, 5, 6, & 7.
CMA received good pitching from Dom Nunag, Steve McAlee, and Tobias Gabel.
Meenan in turn countered with strong outings by Robbie Brown (7 K's in 3 1/3 innings), Tyler Peel, and Jim Finnegan.
Offensively, CMA was led by Tobias Gabel and JT Harrar. Tobias had a 2 RBI single to open the scoring in the 1st Inning then followed with a clutch 2 RBI single in the 6th Inning. JT Harrar had a big RBI single in the 4th Inning followed by a 2 RBI single in the 7th Inning.
Leading Meenan was Stevie Furman who went 4 for 5 (2 singles, 1 double, and 1 triple) and Billy McCarthy who went 3 for 3 (all singles) including a clutch 2 RBI single in the 3rd Inning.
Defensively, Meenan kept the game close in the top of the 8th Inning with bases loaded and a drawn in infield, they got a force out at home and then got a great catch in right field on a JT Harrar line drive.
For CMA, their solid defense was highlighted by good relay throws from the outfield to get Stevie Furman attempting to stretch a double into a triple in the 2nd inning. Then in the 5th inning, Dom Nunag caught a line drive off the bat of Jonah Skobeloff and threw to 3rd for the 6 - 5 double play.
CMA's Tobias Gabel came in to close the game in the 8th getting Meenan's big hitters out to finally end the game.