Saturday, February 14, 2009

Live Action from WVT : 12:06 P.M. - The 1ST Pitch of the Lawrence Nesselrodt area @ WV Tech - Yes, that is former General Pete Vandenbout on the Hill

It's official ! The Golden Bears are under way against Bluefield.
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Temp @ 1ST Pitch - Balmy 47 degrees...
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12:38 P.M. - Top of the third inning- scoreless tie.
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12 :51 P.M. - End of three innings with Bluefield leading 1-0 after a RBI single followed an infield hit and stolen base.
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Vandenbout escapes a jam in the top of the fourth with a great defensive play on a shot back to the box with runners on second and third. Finishes the escape with a strike out- still trailing 1-0 @ 1:05 P.M.
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1:07 P.M. -The first Golden Bear hit is in the books as Gerardo Hernandez lines a sharp single to right field in the bottom of the fourth. Hernandez then adds 1ST stolen base!

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Vandenbout is finshed after 4 innings with a pitch count nearing 70. Pete allowed just 1 run on five hits. Righty Rob Frazer is next to the mound and we head to the bottom of the fifth at 1:25 P.M.

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1:50 P.M. - Heading to the bottom of the 6TH. Bluefield leading 3-0 after a 2-run Home Run by Wes Dimitt in the top of the inning. 3RD pitcher for Golden Bears is Jeffrey Krauklis. Now pitching for the Rams is #25 Billie Mueller.

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2:02 P.M. - Ronnie Baldwin lines a RBI single to plate Gerardo Caceres with the 1ST run of the season for Tech. Heading to the top of 7TH (final) inning trailing 3-1.

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2:15 P.M. - Game 1 is in the books.

Bluefield 3, West Virginia Tech 1

Bluefield 001 002 0- 3 9 0

West Virginia Tech 000 001 0 - 1 4 1

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2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Great to see opening day has started and what a way to start it with Pistol Pete, even in a loss he had great numbers only giving up 1 run.

Win Game 2 guys!

GeneralsSignGuyMike

From the Sponsors said...

Hey Mike,
I thought Pete looked great for his 1ST time out.