Slappers offense comes to life again, blasting 3 HR’s and collecting 6 runs to the Mongeese 3. Oswalt and Vazquez both pitched solid games, but relief pitcher Paul Quantrill gave up 3 runs in top of episode free gems the eight that sealed their fate and finalized the Slapper’s sweep of the Mongeese.
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A nail-biter throughout, the Slappers Mark Prior pitched a masterful game through 7.1 innings allowing just 5 hits, 1 run, and striking out 10. Mongeese were able to load the bases with no out in the bottom of the ninth but Slapper’s closer Billy Wagner entered the game and recorded a quick line out, force at home, and a strike out by Marquis Grissom gave the Slapper’s their second straight win. Vlad Guerrero went 3-4 in the loss
Marcus Giles collected 5 RBI’s as the Slappers opened the season with a barrage of runs. Sheffield and Pujols had 3 RBI’s each and 2 of the 4 Slappers HR’s. The Mongeese collected 4 runs off starter Hudson but the Slapper’s bullpen was able to shut them down.
Slappers Sweep Opening Week Series