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Win - Aaron Gordon
Loss -  Justin Pennell
Dodgers Take Game Two of Doubleheader

It could have been very easy for the Oshawa Dodgers to mail in their
second game against the Stratford Nationals on Saturday. They had just
been beaten 13-4 in the first game of the doubleheader, and midway
through the second game, their cleanup hitter, Ken Calway, was ejected
for arguing balls and strikes. But the Dodgers persevered, and won a
12-inning thriller 3-2.  "To get that win is great," said Dodgers manager
Mike Prosper. "But (Stratford) is at the bottom of the standings right now,
and they took three of five from us this season." "We needed that win."
Before being ejected in the sixth, Calway opened the scoring with a
two-run single in the first inning. 11 more innings passed before the
Dodgers would score again.  
Will Richards cut the Dodger lead in half with a ground out RBI in the
third. Yorman Remoro then tied the game in the fourth with a single,
scoring John Garcia.  Both teams had numerous chances to score but it
wasn't until the 12th when one team would finally capitalize.  Travis
Skelton opened up the bottom half of the inning with a single up the
middle. After Darren Sawyers reached via a walk, Stratford intentionally
loaded the bases, and played their middle infielders deep, looking for
the double play. Vince Carbone then hit a grounder to short, the Nats
couldn't turn two, and Skelton crossed the plate to give the Dodgers the
win."We always go for the double play in that situation," Nationals
manager Mud Grasby said. "If you bring (the middle infielders) in, the
ball pretty much has to be hit right at them or it's a hit."Aaron Gordon
pitched 6.2 scoreless innings of relief for the win. He allowed five hits, no
walks, and struck out four."I wasn't expecting to go that many innings in
relief," Gordon said, "I was getting tired, but the adrenaline kicked in and
I was hitting my spots."  "He wasn't supposed to pitch that much,"
Prosper said, "He was actually slated to start on Wednesday for us
against Guelph. But he battled all day long for us and he pitched
well."Carbone was 2 for 5 with the game-winning RBI at the dish for the
Dodgers, and made two spectacular bare-handed plays at third.
Richards went 3 for 6 with an RBI to lead the Nationals. Justin Pennell
took the loss for Stratford, pitching 5.1 innings, allowing one run, five
hits, four walks, while striking out three.