Saturday, 28 July 2007

Monday, September 12, 1949

Caps Score Upset Over Yakima
YAKIMA, Sept. 12—Vancouver, which ran second to the pennant-winning Yakima Bears during the regular season, gained a degree of vengeance Monday night by trouncing the Western International league flag winners, 14-5, in the opening game of the playoff finals.
Yakima took a brief 5-4 lead in the fourth when Vancouver committed three costly errros but the Capilanos scored twice in each of the final five innings.
Get 20 Hits
Every Vancouver batter, with the exception of Hunk Anderson, starting pitcher, collected at least one hit as the Caps teed off on two Bear hurlers for 20 hits. Jim Robinson, Cap third baseman, led the hit parade with four hits in six trips to the plate, including a triple.
Vancouver drew first blood in the finals of the playoff by pushing across four runs in the second inning on five hits. Yakima picked up a run in the bottom half of the
second and pushed ahead with four more runs in the fourth frame on three hits and errors by Dick Sinovic, Len Tran and Charlie Mead.
Come Back In 5th
Vancouver jumped back into the lead with two runs in the fifth then added two or more tallies in every inning the rest of the way.
Vancouver ..... 040 022 222—14 20 3
Yakima ......... 010 400 000— 5 11 1
Anderson, Hedgecock (4) and Brenner; Powell, Sweiger (6) and Tornay.

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