SYDNEY BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP
NORTH SYDNEY BEARS AT CANTERBURY BULLDOGS
01/09/1987
 
SYDNEY BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP
NORTH SYDNEY BEARS AT CANTERBURY BULLDOGS
GAME ID: 438 - FRIDAY, JANUARY 9TH, 1987 - GAME LOG
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
North Sydney Bears (42-31) 0 2 2 4 1 0 0 0 3 12 11 1
Canterbury Bulldogs (37-36) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 1
Multi-HR Game for McGahan in 12-1 Win
Canterbury Grounds was the site for Sydney Baseball Championship action featuring the Canterbury Bulldogs and North Sydney Bears.

The North Sydney Bears topped the Canterbury Bulldogs by the score of 12-1, with the largest share of the credit going to left fielder Caiden McGahan. McGahan belted 2 home runs. He scored 3 runs and drove in 6 for the Bears. Oren Kite was the winner. Over 6.1 innings, he allowed 1 run on 5 hits, with no walks and 6 strikeouts.

McGahan had a big at-bat with the bases loaded in the top of the fourth inning, when he hit a grand slam. The Bears went on to win.

"It was a solid team effort," said McGahan after the game.

The Bears bumped their record to 42-31 with this latest triumph.
NORTH SYDNEY BATTING LINESCORE CANTERBURY BATTING LINESCORE
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
N. Hogan 3B 4 1 1 0 1 2 0 .283 6 29
P. Eden 2B 4 2 1 0 1 1 0 .294 8 37
C. McGahan LF 3 3 2 6 2 0 0 .302 11 54
B. Quinn 1B 4 2 1 2 1 1 1 .271 18 51
N. McGuire CF 2 1 1 2 2 1 0 .281 19 54
   c-B. Horsforth PH, CF 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .159 0 6
C. Grenfell RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .306 8 23
   a-F. Reader RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .230 1 7
G. Gurney C 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .358 0 7
   b-W. Osbert C 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .167 2 10
J. Elias SS 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .273 5 40
O. Kite P 2 0 0 0 0 2 3 .286 0 1
   R. Ingle P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 0 0
Totals 34 12 11 12 9 8 13      
a - F. Reader substituted for C. Grenfell in the 7th
b - W. Osbert substituted for G. Gurney in the 7th
c - B. Horsforth pinch hit for N. McGuire in the 9th

BATTING
Doubles: G. Gurney (7, 7th Inning off W. Hornsby, 0 on, 2 outs) J. Elias (14, 2nd Inning off M. Duke, 0 on, 2 outs)
Home Runs: N. McGuire (19, 2nd Inning off M. Duke, 1 on, 0 outs) C. McGahan 2 (11, 3rd Inning off M. Duke, 1 on, 1 out; 4th Inning off M. Duke, 3 on, 2 outs) B. Quinn (18, 9th Inning off A. Rodriguez, 1 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: G. Gurney 3 , N. McGuire 4 , N. Hogan , C. Grenfell , C. McGahan 8 , J. Elias 3 , P. Eden , B. Quinn 4
2-out RBI: C. McGahan
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: O. Kite , J. Elias
GIDP: R. Ingle , C. Grenfell
Sac Bunt: O. Kite
Sac Fly: J. Elias
Team LOB: 5

FIELDING
Errors: J. Elias (5)
Double Plays: 1 (Eden-Elias-Quinn)
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
W. Hill LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .259 2 20
B. Zibert SS 4 0 2 0 0 0 3 .359 7 41
S. Ducker 1B 3 0 1 1 0 1 2 .336 10 32
   b-C. Graham PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .182 0 1
   c-R. Ayles 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .242 1 2
D. Townend CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .279 12 52
B. Grimsey C 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .279 11 40
J. Durston RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .203 1 4
A. Salter 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .326 8 33
S. Hooks 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .234 2 15
M. Duke P 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .235 0 6
   W. Hornsby P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   a-B. Gratton PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .253 12 32
   A. Rodriguez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
Totals 34 1 7 1 0 6 13      
a - B. Gratton pinch hit for W. Hornsby in the 7th
b - C. Graham pinch hit for S. Ducker in the 8th
c - R. Ayles substituted for C. Graham in the 9th

BATTING
Total Bases: M. Duke , A. Salter , D. Townend , W. Hill , B. Zibert 2 , S. Ducker
2-out RBI: S. Ducker
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: D. Townend , S. Ducker
GIDP: B. Zibert
Team LOB: 4

BASERUNNING
SB: B. Zibert (5)

FIELDING
Errors: R. Ayles (2)
Double Plays: 2 (Zibert-Salter-Ducker, Zibert-Salter-Ayles)
NORTH SYDNEY PITCHING LINESCORE CANTERBURY PITCHING LINESCORE
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
O. Kite W (5-2) 6.1 5 1 0 0 6 0 92 58 3.67   
R. Ingle 2.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 32 22 4.79   
PITCHING
Game Score: O. Kite 67
Batters Faced: O. Kite 25, R. Ingle 9
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: O. Kite 6-7, R. Ingle 4-3
Pitches - Strikes: O. Kite 92-58, R. Ingle 32-22
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
M. Duke L (6-6) 4.1 7 8 8 4 3 3 73 47 4.06   
W. Hornsby 2.2 3 1 1 2 3 0 43 23 3.96   
A. Rodriguez 2.0 1 3 3 3 2 1 50 25 13.50   
PITCHING
Game Score: M. Duke 16
Batters Faced: M. Duke 23, W. Hornsby 12, A. Rodriguez 10
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: M. Duke 5-4, W. Hornsby 2-2, A. Rodriguez 3-0
Pitches - Strikes: M. Duke 73-47, W. Hornsby 43-23, A. Rodriguez 50-25
WP: A. Rodriguez
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: Caiden McGahan
Ballpark: Canterbury Grounds
Weather: Partly Cloudy (67 degrees), wind blowing left to right at 8 mph
Start Time: 1:05 PM
Time: 3:03
Attendance: 15975
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