June 16, 2006

Clemson rallies to beat Tech 8-4

OMAHA - Andy D'Alessio's three-run homer highlighted an eight-run bottom of the eighth inning as Clemson rallied to beat Tech 8-4 in the opening game of the 60th College World Series at Omaha, Nebraska. Jeff Kindel contributed a two-run homer to a three-run first inning for the Jackets. Ryan Turner, one of five Tech pitchers to work in the eighth, was charged with the loss.

                           2006 NCAA ATLANTA SUPER REGIONAL
                             #4 Georgia Tech vs #2 Clemson
                    June 16, 2006 at Omaha, Neb. (Rosenblatt Stadium)
 
  Georgia Tech 4 (50-17)                        Clemson 8 (53-14)
  Player                      AB  R  H BI       Player                      AB  R  H BI
  ---------------------------------------       ---------------------------------------
  Steven Blackwood cf........  4  1  0  0       Herman Demmink dh..........  3  1  0  0
  Wally Crancer rf...........  5  1  3  0        John Ingram ph............  1  0  1  1
  Matt Wieters c.............  3  1  1  1       Brad Chalk cf..............  4  1  1  0
  Jeff Kindel lf.............  4  1  2  2       Marquez Smith 3b...........  3  1  1  2
  Whit Robbins 3b............  4  0  0  0       Tyler Colvin lf............  5  1  2  0
  Luke Murton 1b.............  4  0  2  0       Taylor Harbin 2b...........  3  1  0  0
  Wes Hodges dh..............  3  0  0  0       Andy D'Alessio 1b..........  3  1  2  3
   Nick Scherer pr...........  0  0  0  0       Stan Widmann ss............  3  0  0  0
  Mike Trapani 2b............  3  0  0  0       D.J. Mitchell rf...........  4  1  1  0
  Michael Fisher ss..........  3  0  0  0       Adrian Casanova c..........  4  1  1  1
  Lee Hyde p.................  0  0  0  0       Sean Clark p...............  0  0  0  0
   Brad Rulon p..............  0  0  0  0        Ryan Hinson p.............  0  0  0  0
   Ryan Turner p.............  0  0  0  0        Daniel Moskos p...........  0  0  0  0
   Jared Hyatt p.............  0  0  0  0
   Tim Ladd p................  0  0  0  0
  ---------------------------------------       ---------------------------------------
  Totals..................... 33  4  8  3       Totals..................... 33  8  9  7
 
  Score by Innings                    R  H  E
  -------------------------------------------
  Georgia Tech........ 300 000 100 -  4  8  1
  Clemson............. 000 000 08X -  8  9  0
  -------------------------------------------
 
  E - Turner, R.(3). DP - Clemson 2. LOB - Georgia Tech 7; Clemson 8. 2B - Crancer, W.
  2(11); M. SMITH(19); MITCHELL(3). HR - Kindel, J.(14); D'ALESSIO(23). HBP - Wieters,
  M.; Fisher, M.. SB - INGRAM(1); M. SMITH(5).
 
  Georgia Tech                   IP  H  R ER BB SO  WP BK HP IBB  AB BF  FO GO  NP
  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  Lee Hyde ..................   7.0  3  2  2  5  6   0  0  0  0   24 29   6  9 103
  Brad Rulon ................   0.0  1  1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0    1  1   0  0   5
  Ryan Turner  L,4-4.........   0.0  2  3  3  1  0   0  0  0  0    2  3   0  0  18
  Jared Hyatt ...............   0.1  2  2  2  0  0   0  0  0  0    3  3   1  0  13
  Tim Ladd ..................   0.2  1  0  0  1  1   1  0  0  0    3  4   0  1  23
 
  Clemson                        IP  H  R ER BB SO  WP BK HP IBB  AB BF  FO GO  NP
  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  Sean Clark ................   6.0  7  4  4  2  3   0  0  2  0   25 29   6  9  94
  Ryan Hinson  W,4-0.........   2.0  1  0  0  1  1   0  0  0  0    5  6   1  2  22
  Daniel Moskos .............   1.0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0  0  0    3  3   0  2  10

  Clark faced 2 batters in the 7th.
  Hyde faced 2 batters in the 8th.
  Rulon faced 1 batter in the 8th.
  Turner faced 3 batters in the 8th.
 
  WP - Ladd, T.(2). HBP - by CLARK (Fisher, M.); by CLARK (Wieters, M.). PB - Wieters,
  M.(2). Inherited runners/scored: Rulon, B. 2/2; Turner, R. 1/1; Ladd, T. 1/1; HINSON
  2/1. Pitches/strikes: Hyde, L. 103/59; Rulon, B. 5/2; Turner, R. 18/9; Hyatt, J. 13/9;
  Ladd, T. 23/12; CLARK 94/60; HINSON 22/15; MOSKOS 10/6.
 
  Strikeouts - Blackwood, S 3; Robbins, W.; Hodges, W.; CHALK; M. SMITH; COLVIN;
  HARBIN 2; CASANOVA 2. Walks - Blackwood, S; Hodges, W.; Trapani, M.; DEMMINK; CHALK;
  M. SMITH 2; HARBIN; D'ALESSIO; WIDMANN.
 
  Umpires - HP: Randy Bruns  1B: John Kleis  2B: Paul Guillie  3B: Tony Maners
  Start: 1:08 pm CDT  Time: 2:44   Attendance: 16045