Game Played on 09/11/12
The Blaze blew a 2-0 lead, giving up the winning run in the bottom of the 8th.
Dominic D’Anna went 2-3 with a walk and drove in both Blaze runs. Chris Berset went 2-4 and Theo Bowe went 2-5.
Bakersfield got a strong start out of Daniel Renken, going 5 innings, allowing only 1 run on 5 hits, a walk, and 5 strikeouts.
Michael Dennhardt came in and was (according to the Blaze game report) “in a strange turn” left in for a 3rd inning of work (the 8th)…after getting a strikeout on his 36th pitch, he gave up two hits before Griffey Sr. went to the pen. Daniel Wolford came on and gave up an RBI single.
The series is tied 2-2 with the final game tonight at Modesto.