* TOP OF THE 1st, Bombers 0, Tornadoes 0

So settle in ... this is a championship game

* B. GARDNER facing S. BAKER, T 1st, No Outs, Bases Empty, Tied 0-0

He wheels and deals ... GARDNER bounces one toward short ... grabbed on two hops by THERIOT

makes the throw ... and GARDNER is out at first ... one away

* R. CANO facing S. BAKER, T 1st, 1 Out, Bases Empty, Tied 0-0

He wheels and deals ... and it hit him! ... that's his 1st time clobbered in the series

the umpire is calling time ... the trainer's out ... CANO's in pain ... but he seems to be OK

and he makes his way slowly down to first

* M. CABRERA facing S. BAKER, T 1st, 1 Out, Runner on 1st, Tied 0-0

Big hole on the right side ... CANO takes a good lead ... now he throws to first

and CANO gets back ... not his best move ... BAKER gets the ball back ... now he's set again

the pitch ... this one is hit ... it may carry ... a long run for JACKSON

if it's fair it's trouble ... and it drops a foot inside the line ... CANO rounds third

TRY TO SCORE? (1-yes, 2-no*)

the throw comes in to THERIOT ... they're holding CANO at third

and CABRERA's in standing with a double ... for CABRERA, his 3rd double of the series

for Miguel CABRERA, his 5th hit of the series

* J. WILLINGHAM facing S. BAKER, T 1st, 1 Out, 2nd and 3rd, Tied 0-0

Tornadoes playing for the out at first ... CANO with a good lead off third

the offering to WILLINGHAM ... big swing ... it's a dying quail to right ... HUNTER gallops in

but he's not going to get there ... CANO scores ... CABRERA is rounding third

TRY TO SCORE? (1-yes, 2-no*)

the throw comes in to KOTCHMAN ... and they're holding CABRERA at third

Bombers 1, Tornadoes 0

* A. RODRIGUEZ facing S. BAKER, T 1st, 1 Out, 1st and 3rd, Ahead 1-0

Infield deep ... the runners take their lead ... here's a pitch ... checked swing ... ball four

and he trots down to first ... that will load them up

that was RODRIGUEZ's first walk of the series

* A. CABRERA facing S. BAKER, T 1st, 1 Out, Bases Loaded, Ahead 1-0

Infield deep ... the runners take their lead ... BAKER into his motion ... delivers

and a roller back to the mound ... BAKER is up with it ... throws to the plate ... out

the throw to first ... oh, double play ... and they get out of the inning

* BOTTOM OF THE 1st, Bombers 1, Tornadoes 0

* J. CARROLL facing C. KERSHAW, B 1st, No Outs, Bases Empty, Behind 0-1

KERSHAW winds up ... ripped to right center ... base hit ... WILLINGHAM's chasing it down

he'll have to hurry ... CARROLL's trying for two ... the throw ... safe at second

for CARROLL, his 1st double of the series ... for Jamey CARROLL, his 1st hit of the series

* C. YOUNG facing C. KERSHAW, B 1st, No Outs, Runner on 2nd, Behind 0-1

CARROLL stretches his lead off second ... he doubled to lead it off ... the pitch to YOUNG

there's a low liner to left ... it's a long run in for GARDNER ... and he's got it on the run

CARROLL's tagging

TRY FOR THIRD? (1-yes, 2-no*)

but they're holding him at second ... as the ball is returned to the infield

* T. HUNTER facing C. KERSHAW, B 1st, 1 Out, Runner on 2nd, Behind 0-1

CARROLL now with an aggressive lead ... KERSHAW rocks and fires ... can't find the strike zone

that's ball four ... and HUNTER coaxes a walk ... and that sets up the double play

* M. WIETERS facing C. KERSHAW, B 1st, 1 Out, 1st and 2nd, Behind 0-1

The runners take their lead ... KERSHAW kicks and delivers ... grounded deep into the hole

CABRERA is racing over for it ... he dives for it ... he's got it ... he's on his feet

but holds the ball ... no play anywhere ... and the bases are loaded

for Matt WIETERS, his 1st hit of the series

* C. KOTCHMAN facing C. KERSHAW, B 1st, 1 Out, Bases Loaded, Behind 0-1

Infield deep ... the runners take their lead ... he lets one go ... hard bouncer to CANO

he scoops it ... this could be two ... CANO fields it ... goes to second for one

back to first ... they turn it! ... a double play ... and they get out of the inning

* TOP OF THE 2nd, Bombers 1, Tornadoes 0

* R. SWEENEY facing S. BAKER, T 2nd, No Outs, Bases Empty, Ahead 1-0

The pitch ... cut on ... and missed ... SWEENEY goes down swinging ... one away

* A. PIERZYNSKI facing S. BAKER, T 2nd, 1 Out, Bases Empty, Ahead 1-0

The delivery from BAKER ... popped high in front of the plate ... WIETERS tosses his mask away

waves off ANDINO ... and he's got it ... two down

* L. OVERBAY facing S. BAKER, T 2nd, 2 Outs, Bases Empty, Ahead 1-0

The pitch ... popped high in front of the plate ... WIETERS tosses his mask away

waves off ANDINO ... and he's got it ... three down

* BOTTOM OF THE 2nd, Bombers 1, Tornadoes 0

* R. THERIOT facing C. KERSHAW, B 2nd, No Outs, Bases Empty, Behind 0-1

KERSHAW to the wind ... base hit right field ... SWEENEY takes it on one bounce

and THERIOT's on with a single ... for Ryan THERIOT, his 3rd hit of the series

* M. MONTERO facing C. KERSHAW, B 2nd, No Outs, Runner on 1st, Behind 0-1

The offering ... swung on ... strike! ... and THERIOT takes off for second

MAKE THROW? (1-yes*, 2-no)

slow throw ... and he has it stolen ... that's his 2nd steal of the series

* M. MONTERO facing C. KERSHAW, B 2nd, No Outs, Runner on 2nd, Behind 0-1

THERIOT at second takes a big lead ... quick move to the plate ... lined hard to left

toward the gap ... it's rolling ... that's good for extra bases ... THERIOT's around third

he scores ... GARDNER gets it in quickly ... MONTERO stops at second

Bombers 1, Tornadoes 1

* R. ANDINO facing C. KERSHAW, B 2nd, No Outs, Runner on 2nd, Tied 1-1

Here's the delivery ... it's popped foul behind third ... CABRERA's over ... and he's got it

for the first out

* C. JACKSON facing C. KERSHAW, B 2nd, 1 Out, Runner on 2nd, Tied 1-1

The pitch ... grounded to short ... CABRERA charges ... takes it on the short hop ... throws quickly

two away ... MONTERO holds

* J. CARROLL facing C. KERSHAW, B 2nd, 2 Outs, Runner on 2nd, Tied 1-1

Now he comes home with it ... hit like a shot ... CANO waves on it ... but it's by him into right

MONTERO's around third

TRY TO SCORE? (1-yes, 2-no*)

they're waving MONTERO in

THROW HOME? (1-yes, 2-no*)

here comes the throw home

TRY FOR SECOND ON THROW? (1-yes, 2-no*)

CARROLL's going for second

CUT IT TO SECOND? (1-yes, 2-no*)

MONTERO scores ... OVERBAY cuts it to second ... and he's ... tagged out...not even close

Bombers 1, Tornadoes 2

* TOP OF THE 3rd, Bombers 1, Tornadoes 2

* B. GARDNER facing S. BAKER, T 3rd, No Outs, Bases Empty, Behind 1-2

Here's the pitch from BAKER ... banged to left center ... base hit ... GARDNER rounds first

and holds with a single ... for Brett GARDNER, his 2nd hit of the series

* R. CANO facing S. BAKER, T 3rd, No Outs, Runner on 1st, Behind 1-2

The pitch ... he swings ... but he held up ... no, he went too far ... Robinson is down on strikes

one down

* M. CABRERA facing S. BAKER, T 3rd, 1 Out, Runner on 1st, Behind 1-2

BAKER brings it ... low and away ... GARDNER is trying for the steal

MAKE THROW? (1-yes*, 2-no)

WIETERS comes up throwing ... the slide ... the play at second ... GARDNER racks up a stolen base

that's his 2nd steal of the series

* M. CABRERA facing S. BAKER, T 3rd, 1 Out, Runner on 2nd, Behind 1-2

GARDNER at second takes a big lead ... he comes home ... it's popped up

in the air to the left side ... THERIOT's racing over ... into foul territory

he waves off ANDINO ... and makes the catch ... and that's the second out

GARDNER holds second

* J. WILLINGHAM facing S. BAKER, T 3rd, 2 Outs, Runner on 2nd, Behind 1-2

GARDNER moves another step away from second ... BAKER kicks and delivers

chopper back to the mound ... BAKER scoops it up ... throws to first ... to retire the side

* BOTTOM OF THE 3rd, Bombers 1, Tornadoes 2

* C. YOUNG facing C. KERSHAW, B 3rd, No Outs, Bases Empty, Ahead 2-1

KERSHAW brings it ... YOUNG squibs it to the left side ... RODRIGUEZ charges it

picks it up bare-handed and guns it to first ... but YOUNG beats the throw ... base hit

for Chris B. YOUNG, his 1st hit of the series

* T. HUNTER facing C. KERSHAW, B 3rd, No Outs, Runner on 1st, Ahead 2-1

Firstbaseman OVERBAY perched right in front of the bag ... here's the pitch from KERSHAW

swing and a miss ... and HUNTER is out ... one down

* M. WIETERS facing C. KERSHAW, B 3rd, 1 Out, Runner on 1st, Ahead 2-1

Here's a pitch ... low ... and YOUNG takes off for second

MAKE THROW? (1-yes*, 2-no)

PIERZYNSKI digs it out and fires ... the play at second ... YOUNG sneaks in

that's his 2nd steal of the series ... for Taylors, their 2nd stolen base in this game

* M. WIETERS facing C. KERSHAW, B 3rd, 1 Out, Runner on 2nd, Ahead 2-1

YOUNG moves another step away from second ... the pitch ... WIETERS sends this ball air mail to left

GARDNER lopes after it ... should be no trouble ... and he makes the catch ... YOUNG's tagging

TRY FOR THIRD? (1-yes, 2-no*)

but they'll hold him there ... as the ball is fired back in

* C. KOTCHMAN facing C. KERSHAW, B 3rd, 2 Outs, Runner on 2nd, Ahead 2-1

YOUNG stretches his lead off second ... KERSHAW kicks and deals ... KOTCHMAN hits one ... high

hard ... center field ... but it won't be enough ... he makes the running catch

he hits the wall ... he's down ... but he holds the ball ... side retired

* TOP OF THE 4th, Bombers 1, Tornadoes 2

* A. RODRIGUEZ facing S. BAKER, T 4th, No Outs, Bases Empty, Behind 1-2

BAKER brings it ... RODRIGUEZ chops it toward KOTCHMAN ... he backs up and plays the big hop

he waves off BAKER and takes it himself ... one down

* A. CABRERA facing S. BAKER, T 4th, 1 Out, Bases Empty, Behind 1-2

He cranks and fires ... that's batted to the right side ... KOTCHMAN fields it

and he runs to first ahead of CABRERA ... two away

* R. SWEENEY facing S. BAKER, T 4th, 2 Outs, Bases Empty, Behind 1-2

The pitch is on the way ... and SWEENEY is caught looking ... side retired

* BOTTOM OF THE 4th, Bombers 1, Tornadoes 2

* R. THERIOT facing C. KERSHAW, B 4th, No Outs, Bases Empty, Ahead 2-1

Here's the pitch ... lined to right center ... that's good for extra bases

WILLINGHAM's chasing it down ... but there's nothing he can do ... THERIOT cruises in to second

that's THERIOT's 2nd hit of the game ... for THERIOT, his 2nd double of the series

for Ryan THERIOT, his 4th hit of the series

* M. MONTERO facing C. KERSHAW, B 4th, No Outs, Runner on 2nd, Ahead 2-1

THERIOT moves quietly toward third ... he's on with a lead-off double ... now the pitch

strike three! ... and MONTERO is hopping mad ... he's jumping up and down ... no, wait

he's not angry ... he's hurt ... the pitch hit him

that's his 1st time clobbered in the series ... MONTERO's in pain ... but he seems to be OK

and he trots down to first

* R. ANDINO facing C. KERSHAW, B 4th, No Outs, 1st and 2nd, Ahead 2-1

Here's the delivery ... swung on ... it's a high fly to shallow center ... WILLINGHAM runs in on it

he's under it ... and makes the catch ... both runners are tagging

TRY FOR THIRD? (1-yes, 2-no*)

but they're holding them ... as the throw comes back in

* C. JACKSON facing C. KERSHAW, B 4th, 1 Out, 1st and 2nd, Ahead 2-1

The runners take their lead ... the pitch ... there's a little blooper ... down the right field line

it might drop in ... it does! ... THERIOT scores ... MONTERO's rounding third

TRY TO SCORE? (1-yes, 2-no*)

the throw comes in to OVERBAY ... JACKSON's in standing with a double

and they're holding MONTERO at third

Bombers 1, Tornadoes 3

* J. CARROLL facing C. KERSHAW, B 4th, 1 Out, 2nd and 3rd, Ahead 3-1

Infield deep ... KERSHAW fires it in ... wide of the strike zone ... ball four

and CARROLL trots down to first ... and the bases are loaded

* C. YOUNG facing C. KERSHAW, B 4th, 1 Out, Bases Loaded, Ahead 3-1

Infield back at double play depth ... the runners take their lead ... now KERSHAW comes home with it

breaking ball ... cut on ... and missed ... YOUNG goes down swinging ... two down

and he leaves the bases loaded ... and KERSHAW is pumped!

a big strikeout with the bases loaded

* T. HUNTER facing C. KERSHAW, B 4th, 2 Outs, Bases Loaded, Ahead 3-1

The pitch ... grounded hard toward CABRERA ... he has it ... flips to CANO at second

to retire the side

* TOP OF THE 5th, Bombers 1, Tornadoes 3

* A. PIERZYNSKI facing S. BAKER, T 5th, No Outs, Bases Empty, Behind 1-3

The pitch ... PIERZYNSKI bounces one toward short ... grabbed on two hops by THERIOT

makes the throw ... and PIERZYNSKI is out at first ... one down

* L. OVERBAY facing S. BAKER, T 5th, 1 Out, Bases Empty, Behind 1-3

BAKER into the wind ... lined to short ... and he's got it! ... and that's the second out

* B. GARDNER facing S. BAKER, T 5th, 2 Outs, Bases Empty, Behind 1-3

The delivery from BAKER ... high fly ball to deep right center ... YOUNG's racing to the track

so's HUNTER ... YOUNG waves him off ... and brings it down ... that's three away

* BOTTOM OF THE 5th, Bombers 1, Tornadoes 3

* M. WIETERS facing C. KERSHAW, B 5th, No Outs, Bases Empty, Ahead 3-1

Now KERSHAW pitches ... WIETERS waves at one in the dirt ... and he's a strikeout victim

one away

* C. KOTCHMAN facing C. KERSHAW, B 5th, 1 Out, Bases Empty, Ahead 3-1

He cranks and fires ... lined hard to left ... GARDNER had him played perfectly ... and he gloves it

he scarcely had to move ... two down

* R. THERIOT facing C. KERSHAW, B 5th, 2 Outs, Bases Empty, Ahead 3-1

He brings it in ... it's a ground-hugger to short ... CABRERA gloves it

and easily throws out THERIOT ... three down

* TOP OF THE 6th, Bombers 1, Tornadoes 3

* R. CANO facing S. BAKER, T 6th, No Outs, Bases Empty, Behind 1-3

The offering from BAKER ... lofted deep to left field ... JACKSON's chasing it

he's at the warning track ... and he hauls it in ... one away

* M. CABRERA facing S. BAKER, T 6th, 1 Out, Bases Empty, Behind 1-3

He delivers ... one-hopper to second ... over to first ... for out number two

* J. WILLINGHAM facing S. BAKER, T 6th, 2 Outs, Bases Empty, Behind 1-3

The pitch ... WILLINGHAM started to go around ... but he checked his swing in time

he takes a walk to first ... and that's only the 2nd walk issued by BAKER

that was WILLINGHAM's first walk of the series

* A. RODRIGUEZ facing S. BAKER, T 6th, 2 Outs, Runner on 1st, Behind 1-3

The pitch ... hit deep ... YOUNG takes three steps to his right ... backs ... this should do it

he squeezes it ... for the third out

* BOTTOM OF THE 6th, Bombers 1, Tornadoes 3

* M. MONTERO facing C. KERSHAW, B 6th, No Outs, Bases Empty, Ahead 3-1

The pitch comes in ... the ball is chopped out over the mound

CABRERA gets to it in front of second ... rifles it to first ... and just nips MONTERO

one away

* R. ANDINO facing C. KERSHAW, B 6th, 1 Out, Bases Empty, Ahead 3-1

Now the pitch ... right down the middle ... strike three! ... two gone

* C. JACKSON facing C. KERSHAW, B 6th, 2 Outs, Bases Empty, Ahead 3-1

The pitch ... the heater ... it's in there ... that's three away

* TOP OF THE 7th, Bombers 1, Tornadoes 3

* A. CABRERA facing S. BAKER, T 7th, No Outs, Bases Empty, Behind 1-3

BAKER into his motion ... delivers ... routine grounder to THERIOT ... he's up with it

over to first ... and CABRERA is retired ... one down!

* R. SWEENEY facing S. BAKER, T 7th, 1 Out, Bases Empty, Behind 1-3

The pitch ... lined to left center ... giving chase is YOUNG ... he hightails it to the track

and he snares it on the fly ... two down

* A. PIERZYNSKI facing S. BAKER, T 7th, 2 Outs, Bases Empty, Behind 1-3

Now BAKER comes home with it ... right down the middle ... three down

* BOTTOM OF THE 7th, Bombers 1, Tornadoes 3

* J. CARROLL facing C. KERSHAW, B 7th, No Outs, Bases Empty, Ahead 3-1

The offering ... hot smash to CANO ... takes it on one hop ... over to OVERBAY at first

notch one

* C. YOUNG facing C. KERSHAW, B 7th, 1 Out, Bases Empty, Ahead 3-1

The delivery ... he inside-outs it to right ... not very deep ... SWEENEY charges in hard

and he one-hands it to retire YOUNG ... two gone

* T. HUNTER facing C. KERSHAW, B 7th, 2 Outs, Bases Empty, Ahead 3-1

KERSHAW winds up ... it's a shot down the line to right ... near the foul pole ... and it's

foul! ... strike one

* T. HUNTER facing C. KERSHAW, B 7th, 2 Outs, Bases Empty, Ahead 3-1

The pitch ... driven to the gap in right ... SWEENEY can't get there ... it falls in

HUNTER is headed for second ... he's digging ... the throw from WILLINGHAM

a photo finish at second ... SAFE!...the ump signals safe ... a double for HUNTER

for HUNTER, his 1st double of the series ... for Torii HUNTER, his 2nd hit of the series

* M. WIETERS facing C. KERSHAW, B 7th, 2 Outs, Runner on 2nd, Ahead 3-1

Left-hander KERSHAW goes to the set position ... and they're putting WIETERS on ... intentional walk

Joe Torre will let KERSHAW ... take his chances with Casey KOTCHMAN

Tornadoes manager looking at his scoresheet

He'll make a change ... Pablo SANDOVAL has a bat in his hands

he'll step in for KOTCHMAN to face the left-hander

And here comes Bombers manager Joe Torre ... he's asking KERSHAW for the ball

taking the mound for the Bombers is Eric O'FLAHERTY ... so KERSHAW goes six and two thirds

the game for KERSHAW ... 3 runs ... so far ... on 9 hits ... 3 walks ... he struck out 5

he's responsible for the runners ... he can only lose it

so a solid performance from Clayton KERSHAW ... but he cannot win this game ... for O'FLAHERTY

his 2nd appearance in the series ... his ERA at 0.00 ... although he has yet to get an out

he's looking for one out

* P. SANDOVAL facing E. O'FLAHERTY, B 7th, 2 Outs, 1st and 2nd, Ahead 3-1

The pitch ... he goes down on strikes ... that's three away

Pablo SANDOVAL ... now playing first for the Tornadoes

* TOP OF THE 8th, Bombers 1, Tornadoes 3

* L. OVERBAY facing S. BAKER, T 8th, No Outs, Bases Empty, Behind 1-3

BAKER delivers ... a whiff! ... one away

* B. GARDNER facing S. BAKER, T 8th, 1 Out, Bases Empty, Behind 1-3

The pitch ... cut on ... ground ball to ANDINO ... he's up with it ... the throw across the diamond

safe at first! ... the throw was high ... he'll pick up an error on that play

* R. CANO facing S. BAKER, T 8th, 1 Out, Runner on 1st, Behind 1-3

Now BAKER pitches ... cut on ... popped up ... WIETERS tosses his mask away ... near the stands

and he hauls it in ... for out number two

* M. CABRERA facing S. BAKER, T 8th, 2 Outs, Runner on 1st, Behind 1-3

BAKER brings it ... grounded hard to THERIOT ... this should do it ... over to first ... three down!

Pitching change for Palm Beach ... righty Jeff SAMARDZIJA will take over and face THERIOT

so O'FLAHERTY goes only one third of an inning ... one strikeout ... for SAMARDZIJA

his 2nd appearance in the series

the right-hander SAMARDZIJA has worked two thirds of an inning ... he has a 0.00 ERA

* BOTTOM OF THE 8th, Bombers 1, Tornadoes 3

* R. THERIOT facing J. SAMARDZIJA, B 8th, No Outs, Bases Empty, Ahead 3-1

SAMARDZIJA comes to him ... off the end of the bat ... a weak pop fly ... easy chance for CANO

and THERIOT is retired ... and there's one away

* M. MONTERO facing J. SAMARDZIJA, B 8th, 1 Out, Bases Empty, Ahead 3-1

The pitch comes in ... hit in the air to center ... WILLINGHAM takes three steps to his right

taps the glove ... he has it ... two down

Tornadoes manager looking at his scoresheet

He'll make a change ... and they're yanking Robert ANDINO ... will call on Garrett JONES

to face the righty SAMARDZIJA ... he grabs a bat ... he'll take his time getting to the box

* G. JONES facing J. SAMARDZIJA, B 8th, 2 Outs, Bases Empty, Ahead 3-1

The pitch ... swung on ... lined to short ... and he spears it! ... JONES's gone ... three down

Making his moves ... moving from first base to third base ... Pablo SANDOVAL

Garrett JONES ... he'll be playing first base for Taylors

* TOP OF THE 9th, Bombers 1, Tornadoes 3

* J. WILLINGHAM facing S. BAKER, T 9th, No Outs, Bases Empty, Behind 1-3

The pitch ... half swing by WILLINGHAM ... the pitch was low ... did he hold up? ... no

WILLINGHAM will grab some pine ... one down

* A. RODRIGUEZ facing S. BAKER, T 9th, 1 Out, Bases Empty, Behind 1-3

BAKER fires it in ... he swings ... it's a fly ball to the gap in right ... YOUNG's racing over

so's HUNTER ... it drops in for a hit ... and he will make second easily

a double for Alex RODRIGUEZ ... for RODRIGUEZ, his 1st double of the series

for Alex RODRIGUEZ, his 1st hit of the series

And here comes Tornadoes manager ... he's asking BAKER for the ball ... they'll go to Mark MELANCON

so BAKER gets his innings ... he pitched eight and a third ... the line on him ... one earned run

so far ... on 4 hits ... walked 2 ... he fans 6 ... he's responsible for the runner

he will win it if they hold the 2-run lead ... for MELANCON his first appearance in the series

he's a right-handed pitcher ... he inherits a runner in scoring position

it's his game to save

* A. CABRERA facing M. MELANCON, T 9th, 1 Out, Runner on 2nd, Behind 1-3

He lets one go ... swung on ... slow roller beyond the mound ... THERIOT charges in

he scoops it up ... fires to JONES ... that's two! ... and RODRIGUEZ moves to third

Bombers manager Joe Torre looking at his scoresheet

He's calling on his reserves ... coming in to bat for SWEENEY ... Jason KUBEL

that's SWEENEY out, KUBEL to the plate ... bats left ... he approves some lumber

and heads toward the plate

* J. KUBEL facing M. MELANCON, T 9th, 2 Outs, Runner on 3rd, Behind 1-3

Looks at third ... the pitch ... drilled to right by KUBEL ... it is high ... it is far ... it is...

caught by HUNTER

FINAL SCORE : Bombers 1, Tornadoes 3