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Illinois Chicago vs Alabama (Feb 28, 2009)

Box Score
                       2009 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE BASEBALL
                    Illinois Chicago at #23 Alabama (Game 1)
                 Feb 28, 2009 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama (THE JOE)

Illinois Chicago 2 (0-5)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB
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Ty Rubio rf..............  4  0  1  0   1  1  5  0   2
Steve McGuiggan cf.......  3  0  0  0   0  1  5  0   0
Jake Carr lf.............  3  0  1  1   0  0  1  0   0
Brett Schaefer dh........  3  0  0  0   1  1  0  0   2
Jason Ganek 3b...........  4  0  0  0   0  1  1  3   2
Rafael Garcia ss.........  3  0  0  0   0  3  1  1   0
 Ryan Schweikert ph......  1  0  0  0   0  1  0  0   0
Brandon Harwell 1b.......  3  0  1  0   1  0  9  0   0
Andy Leonard 2b..........  4  1  3  1   0  0  0  3   0
Nathan Orf c.............  2  1  0  0   0  1  2  1   2
 Tony Altavilla ph.......  1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Chris Kovacevich p.......  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  2   0
 Derrick Miramontes p....  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Totals................... 31  2  6  2   3  9 24 10   8

Alabama 4 (4-2)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB
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Josh Rutledge ss.........  4  0  1  0   0  0  1  2   0
Ross Wilson 2b...........  4  1  1  0   0  0  2  1   0
Brandon May lf...........  4  1  1  0   0  0  1  0   0
Kent Matthes rf..........  4  1  1  3   0  0  3  0   0
Clay Jones 1b............  4  0  2  0   0  1  6  0   1
 Wes Henderson 1b........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  1   0
Kyle Moore dh............  3  0  1  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Tyler Odle ph...........  1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   1
Vin DiFazio c............  3  0  1  0   0  0 10  0   2
Jake Smith 3b............  3  0  0  0   0  0  1  1   0
Alex Kubal cf............  3  1  1  1   0  0  2  0   1
Austin Hyatt p...........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  2   0
 Austin Evans p..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Jimmy Nelson p..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  1  0   0
Totals................... 33  4  9  4   0  1 27  7   5

Score by Innings                    R  H  E
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Illinois Chicago.... 001 001 000 -  2  6  0
Alabama............. 000 003 10X -  4  9  0
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LOB - UIC 8; Alabama 5. 2B - Carr(2); May(1); Jones(1). HR - Leonard(1);
Matthes(5); Kubal(1). HBP - Orf. SH - McGuiggan(1). SF - Carr(1).

Illinois Chicago       IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP
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Chris Kovacevich....  7.0  8  4  4  0  1 29 29  96
Derrick Miramontes..  1.0  1  0  0  0  0  4  4   8

Alabama                IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP
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Austin Hyatt........  7.0  5  2  2  0  5 24 27 105
Austin Evans........  1.1  1  0  0  3  3  5  8  33
Jimmy Nelson........  0.2  0  0  0  0  1  2  2   9

Win - Hyatt (2-0).  Loss - Kovacevich (0-2).  Save - Nelson (2).
HBP - by Hyatt (Orf). Inherited runners/scored: Nelson 2/0. Pitches/strikes:
Kovacevich 96/72; Miramontes 8/5; Hyatt 105/69; Evans 33/18; Nelson 9/6.
Umpires - HP: Owen BUTTS  1B: Joey WEAVER  3B: Brian MARTIN
Start: 1:10 PM   Time: 2:23   Attendance:
Weather: Cloudy, 55, NW 13 mph (R-L)
Game notes:
Game One of Double-Header ... Kent Matthes go-ahead three-run home run in
6th inning ... Matthes has homered in four straight games and has four
home runs and 11 RBI in those four games ... Hyatt no wlaks in seven IP
UA starters no walks in last 21 2/3 IP.
Game: BAMA06

Composite Box Score
                               2009 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE BASEBALL
                 Illinois Chicago at #23 Alabama (Game 1) - Composite Box Score
                         Feb 28, 2009 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama (THE JOE)

                            Illinois Chicago 2 (0-5)

Player            AB  R  H BI  2B 3B HR BB  SB CS HP SH SF SO IBB KL GDP  PO  A  E
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Rubio rf           4  0  1  0   0  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  1   0   5  0  0
McGuiggan cf       3  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  1  0  1   0  0   0   5  0  0
Carr lf            3  0  1  1   1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  1  0   0  0   0   1  0  0
Schaefer dh        3  0  0  0   0  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  1   0   0  0  0
Ganek 3b           4  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   1  3  0
Garcia ss          3  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  3   0  1   0   1  1  0
Schweikert ph      1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   0  0  0
Harwell 1b         3  0  1  0   0  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   9  0  0
Leonard 2b         4  1  3  1   0  0  1  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  3  0
Orf c              2  1  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  1  0  0  1   0  1   0   2  1  0
Altavilla ph       1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Kovacevich p       0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  2  0
Miramontes p       0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Totals......      31  2  6  2   1  0  1  3   0  0  1  1  1  9   0  4   0  24 10  0

                                Alabama 4 (4-2)

Player            AB  R  H BI  2B 3B HR BB  SB CS HP SH SF SO IBB KL GDP  PO  A  E
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Rutledge ss        4  0  1  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   1  2  0
Wilson 2b          4  1  1  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   2  1  0
May lf             4  1  1  0   1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   1  0  0
Matthes rf         4  1  1  3   0  0  1  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   3  0  0
Jones 1b           4  0  2  0   1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   6  0  0
W. Henderson 1b    0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  1  0
K. Moore dh        3  0  1  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Odle ph            1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
DiFazio c          3  0  1  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0  10  0  0
J. Smith 3b        3  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   1  1  0
Kubal cf           3  1  1  1   0  0  1  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   2  0  0
Hyatt p            0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  2  0
Evans p            0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Nelson p           0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   1  0  0
Totals......      33  4  9  4   2  0  2  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0  27  7  0

Illinois Chicago       IP  H  R ER BB SO  WP HB BK IBB SH SF CI  2B 3B HR  AB BF  FO GO  NP
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Kovacevich  L,0-2     7.0  8  4  4  0  1   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   2  0  2  29 29  12  8  96
Miramontes            1.0  1  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   4  4   1  2   8

Alabama                IP  H  R ER BB SO  WP HB BK IBB SH SF CI  2B 3B HR  AB BF  FO GO  NP
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Hyatt  W,2-0          7.0  5  2  2  0  5   0  1  0  0   1  1  0   1  0  1  24 27  10  6 105
Evans                 1.1  1  0  0  3  3   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   5  8   0  1  33
Nelson  S,2           0.2  0  0  0  0  1   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   2  2   0  1   9

Umpires - HP: Owen BUTTS  1B: Joey WEAVER  3B: Brian MARTIN
Start: 1:10 PM   Time: 2:23   Attendance:

Weather: Cloudy, 55, NW 13 mph (R-L)
Game notes:
Game One of Double-Header ... Kent Matthes go-ahead three-run home run in
6th inning ... Matthes has homered in four straight games and has four
home runs and 11 RBI in those four games ... Hyatt no wlaks in seven IP
UA starters no walks in last 21 2/3 IP.
Game: BAMA06

Play-by-Play
                       2009 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE BASEBALL
            Illinois Chicago at #23 Alabama (Game 1) - Play-by-Play
                 Feb 28, 2009 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama (THE JOE)


Score by Innings                    R  H  E
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Illinois Chicago.... 001 001 000 -  2  6  0
Alabama............. 000 003 10X -  4  9  0
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Illinois Chicago starters: 11/rf Rubio; 5/cf McGuiggan; 13/lf Carr; 22/dh
Schaefer; 9/3b Ganek; 14/ss Garcia; 6/1b Harwell; 3/2b Leonard; 10/c Orf; 18/p
Kovacevich;
Alabama starters: 2/ss Rutledge; 3/2b Wilson; 6/lf May; 22/rf Matthes; 16/1b
Jones; 10/dh K. Moore; 24/c DiFazio; 14/3b J. Smith; 5/cf Kubal; 36/p Hyatt;

Illinois Chicago 1st - Rubio grounded out to 3b (2-2 KBKFB). McGuiggan
flied out to rf (2-2 KKBFB). Carr doubled to left center (1-2 BFK). Schaefer
struck out looking (2-2 BKFFBK). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Alabama 1st - Rutledge flied out to cf (1-0 B). Wilson grounded out to
2b (1-2 BSSF). May flied out to rf (0-1 K). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0
LOB.

Illinois Chicago 2nd - Ganek popped up to 2b (3-2 KFBBFB). Garcia struck
out swinging (1-2 FSBS). Harwell flied out to lf (1-2 KSB). 0 runs, 0 hits,
0 errors, 0 LOB.

Alabama 2nd - Matthes flied out to cf to left field (0-1 K). Jones
doubled to right center (2-2 BBFFF). K. Moore grounded out to 3b (2-1 BBF).
DiFazio grounded out to p (2-2 FBBS). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Illinois Chicago 3rd - Leonard homered to left field, RBI (0-2 FF). Orf
grounded out to p, bunt (0-0). Rubio grounded out to 1b unassisted (1-0 B).
McGuiggan grounded out to ss (0-0). 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Alabama 3rd - J. Smith flied out to lf (0-1 S). Kubal flied out to rf
(0-2 FSFF). Rutledge grounded out to 2b (0-1 K). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0
LOB.

Illinois Chicago 4th - Carr popped up to 3b (3-2 BBFBF). Schaefer flied
out to cf to right center (2-2 BBKS). Ganek flied out to cf to right center
(1-2 SBK). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Alabama 4th - Wilson lined out to ss (1-2 KFB). May doubled down the rf
line (1-2 SSB). Matthes flied out to cf (2-1 BFB). Jones flied out to cf to
left center (0-2 KF). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Illinois Chicago 5th - Garcia struck out looking (2-2 BSFBK). Harwell
popped up to ss to left field (3-1 KBBB). Leonard fouled out to c (1-1 BF).
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Alabama 5th - K. Moore flied out to rf down the rf line (0-1 S). DiFazio
singled through the left side (2-1 BBS). J. Smith flied out to cf (1-0 B).
Kubal grounded out to p, bunt (0-1 F). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Illinois Chicago 6th - Orf hit by pitch (1-2 KFB). Rubio singled to
center field (1-0 B); Orf advanced to second. McGuiggan out at first p to 2b,
SAC, bunt (0-0); Rubio advanced to second; Orf advanced to third. Carr flied
out to rf, SF, RBI; Rubio advanced to third; Orf scored. Schaefer flied out to
rf (2-2 BKSFB). 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Alabama 6th - Rutledge singled to left field (0-1 K). Wilson singled
down the rf line (3-1 BSBB); Rutledge advanced to second. May reached on a
fielder's choice, bunt (1-0 B); Wilson advanced to second; Rutledge out at
third c to 3b. Matthes homered to left field, 3 RBI (0-1 K); May scored; Wilson
scored. Jones struck out swinging (1-2 BFFS). K. Moore singled to center field
(1-2 FBS). DiFazio grounded out to 3b (0-1 F). 3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1
LOB.

Illinois Chicago 7th - Ganek grounded out to ss (2-2 BFFBF). Garcia
struck out swinging (3-2 KBKBBS). Harwell singled to right field (0-0). Leonard
singled up the middle (1-0 B); Harwell advanced to second. Orf struck out
looking (1-2 KBKFK). 0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Alabama 7th - J. Smith flied out to rf to right center (0-1 F). Kubal
homered to left field, RBI (2-0 BB). Rutledge grounded out to 3b (1-2
KSBFFFFF). Wilson popped up to c, bunt (0-0). 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0
LOB.

Illinois Chicago 8th - Evans to p for Hyatt. Rubio walked (3-2 KFBBBB).
McGuiggan struck out swinging (1-2 KFBS). Carr grounded out to 2b (0-1 K);
Rubio advanced to second. Schaefer walked (3-2 BBFBKFB). Ganek struck out
swinging (1-2 SKBS). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Alabama 8th - Miramontes to p for Kovacevich. May flied out to rf (1-0
B). Matthes grounded out to ss (1-0 B). Jones singled to left field (0-1 K).
Odle pinch hit for K. Moore. Odle grounded out to 2b (1-0 B). 0 runs, 1 hit,
0 errors, 1 LOB.

Illinois Chicago 9th - W. Henderson to 1b for Jones. Schweikert pinch
hit for Garcia. Schweikert struck out swinging (1-2 KBFS). Harwell walked (3-0
BBBB). Leonard singled through the left side (0-1 K); Harwell advanced to
second. Altavilla pinch hit for Orf. Nelson to p for Evans. Altavilla out at
first 1b to p (0-1 K); Leonard advanced to second; Harwell advanced to third.
Rubio struck out looking (3-2 KBKBFBK). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.
Line score

Alabama 4, Illinois Chicago 2 (Feb 28, 2009 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama) (Game 1)
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Illinois Chicago.... 001 001 000  -  2  6  0      (0-5)
Alabama............. 000 003 10X  -  4  9  0      (4-2)
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Pitchers: Illinois Chicago - Chris Kovacevich; Derrick Miramontes(8). Alabama - Austin Hyatt;
Austin Evans(8); Jimmy Nelson(9).
Win-Austin Hyatt(2-0)  Save-Jimmy Nelson(2)  Loss-Chris Kovacevich(0-2)  T-2:23  A-0
HR UIC - Andy Leonard (1).
HR UA - Kent Matthes (5); Alex Kubal (1).
Weather: Cloudy, 55, NW 13 mph (R-L)
Game notes:
Game One of Double-Header ... Kent Matthes go-ahead three-run home run in
6th inning ... Matthes has homered in four straight games and has four
home runs and 11 RBI in those four games ... Hyatt no wlaks in seven IP
UA starters no walks in last 21 2/3 IP.
Game: BAMA06