Re: Cucamonga vs Seltzer


Very interesting series.  Seltzer took 3 of 5.  Both teams have good pitching.  Cucamonga has the better hitting.  Seltzer hit around a good Coconut pen for big runs with some of their lesser hitters.  

Game 1

Jerry Reuss tossed a 3 hitter and Seltzer got 5 of their 6 hits in the 3 run 5th for a 3-0 win.  Reuss won his 11th. 

Game 2

Jim Gantner drove in the game winner in the 7th as Cucamonga scored 2 in the inning (other on a WP) to win 4-3.  Nolan Ryan went 8 innings of 5 hit ball.  Both runs he gave up were unearned.  Al Holland walked 4 in the 9th to give up a run. Seltzer got 9 walks in the game but stranded 12.  

Game 3

Seltzer got 4 late runs, 3 rbi's from their 7,8 and 9 hitters to win 5-2.  Scott Sanderson got his 12th win.  Pat Underwood got his 1st save. 

Game 4

Gaylord Perry took a no hitter into the 7th and settled for a 3 hitter in Cucamonga's 4-1 win.  Gorman Thomas homered and drove in 2.

Game 5

Cucamonga held a 5-0 lead after batting in the 3rd.  Seltzer erased that with 5 in the bottom of the 3rd, 4 on a Ron Cey slam.  Jim Gantner hit a 2 run homer for the Coconuts in the 7th but their pen imploded in the 9th as Hosken Powell hit a 2 out 2 run single to tie it and Jerry Remy won it 1 batter later on a single for an 8-7 Seltzer win. 


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