Game #4 at Van der Stel – 30th Dec 2016

In what must be one of the most beautiful settings in baseball, Game 4 was under lights at Van der Stel, Stellenbosch. DBA are up two games to one up and are set to claim momentum. P2P have to fight back here before they lose a grip on the series.  This certainly turned out to be a terrific came fiercely contested till the last innings. The main difference being the 5 errors to the 1. 

P2P starters: 28/c NOVEMBER L; 11/2b JOHNSON J; 13/1b GORDON L; 0/dh STEYN M; 30/cf SMIT J; 15/lf CONRADIE B; 26/3b LANG J; 19/ss WILLEMBURG L; 22/rf RIFFEL J; 24/p DOLLIE N;

DBA starters: 18/3b VAN BERGEN J; 6/ss BENDLIN M; 10/lf CATALDO D; 20/1b BERGMANN F; 0/cf SCHMIDT I; 8/dh WEBER Y; 9/c DOSSOW A; 12/rf STEIGER J; 2/2b LIEDTKE S; 13/p CEDANO J;

P2P 1st – NOVEMBER L struck out looking. JOHNSON J singled to third base. GORDON L reached on a fielding error by 3b; JOHNSON J advanced to second. STEYN M doubled to left field, RBI; GORDON L advanced to third; JOHNSON J scored. SMIT J fouled out to 2b. CONRADIE B grounded out to 3b. 1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB.

DBA 1st – VAN BERGEN J flied out to lf. BENDLIN M singled to left field. BENDLIN M stole second. CATALDO D hit by pitch. BERGMANN F struck out swinging. SCHMIDT I reached on a throwing error by ss, advanced to second on the error; CATALDO D advanced to third on the error; BENDLIN M scored on the error, unearned. WEBER Y walked. DOSSOW A reached on a fielder’s choice to third base; WEBER Y advanced to second; SCHMIDT I out at third 3b unassisted. 1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 3 LOB.

P2P 2nd – LANG J doubled to center field. WILLEMBURG L singled to left field; LANG J advanced to third. WILLEMBURG L advanced to second on a fielder’s choice; LANG J out at third c to 3b, picked off. WILLEMBURG L stole third. RIFFEL J struck out swinging. NOVEMBER L grounded out to ss. 0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

DBA 2nd – STEIGER J struck out looking. LIEDTKE S hit by pitch. VAN BERGEN J doubled to center field; LIEDTKE S advanced to third. BENDLIN M singled to third base. BENDLIN M advanced to second on a fielder’s choice; VAN BERGEN J advanced to third on a fielder’s choice; LIEDTKE S out at home c to 3b to p, caught stealing. CATALDO D flied out to rf. 0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

P2P 3rd – JOHNSON J doubled to left field. GORDON L doubled to right field, RBI; JOHNSON J scored. STEYN M grounded out to p; GORDON L advanced to third. SMIT J grounded out to 3b. CONRADIE B grounded out to c. 1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

DBA 3rd – BERGMANN F fouled out to 3b. SCHMIDT I struck out swinging. WEBER Y reached on a throwing error by 2b, advanced to second on the error. DOSSOW A hit by pitch. DOSSOW A stole second; WEBER Y stole third. STEIGER J struck out swinging. 0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB.

P2P 4th – HELLWEGE P to p for CEDANO J. LANG J struck out swinging. WILLEMBURG L grounded out to 3b. RIFFEL J struck out looking. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

DBA 4th – LIEDTKE S singled to first base. VAN BERGEN J grounded out to 3b; LIEDTKE S advanced to second. LIEDTKE S advanced to third on a wild pitch. BENDLIN M fouled out to 1b. CATALDO D walked. CATALDO D advanced to second on a throwing error by p, failed pickoff attempt; LIEDTKE S scored on the error, unearned. CATALDO D advanced to third on a throwing error by cf, scored on the error, unearned. BERGMANN F flied out to rf. 2 runs, 1 hit, 2 errors, 0 LOB.

P2P 5th – NOVEMBER L walked. JOHNSON J reached on a fielder’s choice to third base; NOVEMBER L advanced to second. NOVEMBER L advanced to third. GORDON L reached on a fielder’s choice to first base; JOHNSON J advanced to third; NOVEMBER L scored. STEYN M struck out swinging. SMIT J struck out swinging. CONRADIE B struck out swinging. 1 run, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

DBA 5th – SCHMIDT I hit by pitch. WEBER Y singled to pitcher; SCHMIDT I advanced to second. DOSSOW A reached on a fielder’s choice to first base; WEBER Y out at second 1b to 2b; SCHMIDT I advanced to third. DOSSOW A advanced to second on a fielder’s choice. STEIGER J grounded out to 1b unassisted, RBI; DOSSOW A advanced to third; SCHMIDT I scored. LIEDTKE S walked. LIEDTKE S advanced to second on a throwing error by p, failed pickoff attempt; DOSSOW A scored on the error, unearned. VAN BERGEN J flied out to cf. 2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB.

P2P 6th – LANG J struck out looking. WILLEMBURG L struck out swinging. RIFFEL J struck out looking. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

DBA 6th – BARNARD C to p for DOLLIE N. STEYN M to lf. BARNARD C to p for CONRADIE B. / for BARNARD C. BENDLIN M walked. BENDLIN M stole second. BENDLIN M out at third c to 3b, caught stealing. CATALDO D struck out swinging. BERGMANN F struck out swinging. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

P2P 7th – GOBERT N to p for HELLWEGE P. NOVEMBER L singled to second base. NOVEMBER L advanced to second on a wild pitch. JOHNSON J struck out swinging. NOVEMBER L advanced to third on a wild pitch. GORDON L grounded out to p, RBI; NOVEMBER L scored. STEYN M struck out swinging. 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

P2P   ip  er  bb  so  wp  bk  hbp  ibb  ab  bf  fo  go 
DOLLIE N L,0-1  5.0  21  28 
BARNARD C   1.0 
DBA   ip  er  bb  so  wp  bk  hbp  ibb  ab  bf  fo  go 
CEDANO J   3.0  15  15 
HELLWEGE P W,1-0  3.0  11  12 
GOBERT N S,1  1.0 
Player   ab    r    h  rbi   bb   so   po    a  lob 
NOVEMBER L c 
JOHNSON J 2b 
GORDON L 1b 
STEYN M dh/lf 
SMIT J cf 
CONRADIE B lf 
LANG J 3b 
WILLEMBURG L ss 
RIFFEL J rf 
DOLLIE N p 
  BARNARD C p 
Totals  30  12  18  6
Player   ab    r    h  rbi   bb   so   po    a  lob 
VAN BERGEN J 3b 
BENDLIN M ss 
CATALDO D lf 
BERGMANN F 1b 
SCHMIDT I cf 
WEBER Y dh 
DOSSOW A c  12 
STEIGER J rf 
LIEDTKE S 2b 
CEDANO J p 
  HELLWEGE P p 
  GOBERT N p 
Totals  23  21  8

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