|Copyright 2006 Oshawa Dodgers
Win - Scott Wells
Loss - Gord Robertson
Save - Mark Tourangeau
Hamilton Defeats Oshawa 9-8
The Hamilton Thunderbirds rebounded with two runs in the bottom of the
eighth off losing pitcher Gord Robertson to win 9-8 against the Oshawa
Dodgers in Bernie Arbour Memorial Stadium today at Hamilton.
Hamilton scored three times in the first and four more in the second to
take a commanding 7-1 lead, then the roof caved in. The Dodgers got a
burst of energy and scored six times in the fifth and once in the sixth for
an 8-7 lead. The Thunderbirds were not finished. The club continued to
battle until they found a chink in Robertson’s armour.
Robertson left the game in the eighth with one out and two men on (Tom
Robertson and Marcel Champagnie). Aaron Gordon replaced him on
the mound and got Kevin Mailloux to ground out, but in so doing,
Robertson scored for Hamilton to tie the score. Geoff Allen was
intentionally walked, but a fielding error on Adam Strongman by Oshawa
permitted Champagnie to score the game-winning run.
Scott Wells got the win in relief for Hamilton pitching three innings of no-
hit, no-run baseball. He struck out two and walked three. Mark
Tourangeau faced the final three batters of the game and got the save.
Kyle Nicoletta started for the Thunderbirds. For Oshawa, Robertson
worked two innings, gave up three hits, and posted two strikeouts. Kevin
Wallace was the starter for the Dodgers.
For Hamilton, Robertson scored three runs, had three hits including a
double, and stole two bases. Allen added a run on two hits including a
double. Champagnie had a double and two RBIs. For the Dodgers,
Mike Dahiroc had two hits including a double and three RBIs.