September 2, 1990 |
A triple and wild pitch enabled the Canton-Akron Indians to defeat the Reading Phillies, 7-5, last night in an Eastern League game. Canton's Jim Orsage's fifth-inning triple scored Darren Epley. Orsage then scored on reliever Toby Borland's wild pitch as the Indians took a 6-2 lead and withstood a late Reading rally. Canton's Tom Kramer got the win, and Reading's Cliff Brantley picked up the loss. PAWTUCKET 6, SCRANTON 5 MOOSIC, Pa. - Julius McDougal's home run in the fifth inning helped the Pawtucket Red Sox to a victory over the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons in an International League game.
July 4, 1990 |
Rick Lancellotti and Mickey Tina each drove in two runs and Eric Hetzel pitched a complete game to lead the Pawtucket Red Sox to a 4-1 victory over the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons last night in an International League game. Lancellotti hit his 13th home run of the year in the first inning off losing pitcher Chuck McElroy (4-5). HARRISBURG 9, READING 4 READING - Six errors - three in the ninth inning leading to four unearned runs - enabled the Harrisburg Senators to rout the Reading Phillies in an Eastern League game last night.
July 15, 1990 |
Ray Lankford doubled in the winning run on the first pitch thrown by reliever Chuck McElroy as the Louisville Redbirds edged the Scranton/Wilkes- Barre Red Barons, 1-0, in a Triple-A Alliance game last night. Lankford , second in the American Association with 57 RBIs, drove in Bernard Gilkey, who led off the eighth with a walk. Todd Crosby then singled to chase Alex Madrid (3-4), who had pitched seven scoreless innings. Howard Hilton (4-2) was the winning pitcher for the Redbirds, and Mike Perez earned his league-leading 21st save.
July 23, 1990 |
Bernard Gilkey hit a two-run homer off loser Chuck McElroy in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Louisville Redbirds to a 3-2 victory over the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons in a Triple-A Alliance game last night. Gilkey's shot, his second of the year, brought in Mauricio Nunez. McElroy, who started the season with the Phillies, fell to 5-6. HAGERSTOWN 2, READING 1 BALTIMORE - A two-run homer by Craig Faulkner lifted the Hagerstown Suns over the Reading Phillies at Memorial Stadium last night.
June 19, 1990 |
Wally Ritchie and Chuck McElroy combined to pitch a four-hitter as the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons beat the Tidewater Tides, 4-2, last night in an International League game. Ritchie (4-1) took a two-hit shutout into the eighth, but left the game after pinch-hitter Chris Jelic walked and Mike DeButch followed with a run- scoring triple. Ritchie allowed three hits and three walks and was charged with both runs. He struck out four. McElroy earned his fifth save by retiring six of the seven batters he faced, including three on strikeouts.
April 4, 1991 |
As the exhibition season fades into its final days, the Phillies pay more and more attention to wins and losses. But perhaps even more important the individual performances will help team executives make their final roster decisions. The Phillies have won three of their last four after yesterday's 7-2 win over St. Louis to improve their exhibition record to 9-16-1. Guillermo Hernandez and Chuck McElroy, competing to make the team as the lefthanded reliever, each pitched an inning and gave up one hit. Hernandez walked two and had a wild pitch; McElroy walked one. "I thought they both pitched well," manager Nick Leyva said.
May 19, 1997 |
The Anaheim Angels reacquired Tony Phillips from the Chicago White Sox in a trade yesterday. Phillips, who left the Angels as a free agent after the 1995 season, and catcher Chad Kreuter were acquired for lefthanded reliever Chuck McElroy and catcher Jorge Fabregas. Phillips likely will supplant Darin Erstad as leadoff hitter and Eddie Murray as the primary designated hitter. Murray, 41, is hitting .219, with two homers and 10 RBIs in 32 games. In 1995, Phillips scored 119 runs and hit 27 home runs as the Angels' leadoff hitter.
July 16, 1990 |
Jim Adduci singled through a drawn-in infield to score the winning run as the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons rallied in the ninth inning to beat Louisville, 2-1, in a Triple-A Alliance game last night. Down a run at 1-0, the Red Barons got a leadoff double from Mickey Morandini and an RBI single from Louie Meadows to tie the score. After Steve Stanicek singled and Chris Knabenshue walked to load the bases, Adduci lined the game-winning hit between shortstop and third. Scranton starter Tim Mauser allowed only an unearned run in 6 1/3 innings, and Steve Scharts pitched one-hit ball for the next 1 2/3 innings.
June 13, 1990 |
It took seven different hitters driving in runs, but the Scranton/Wilkes- Barre Red Barons fought back from a five-run, fourth-inning deficit to defeat the Richmond Braves, 7-6, in an International League game last night. John Gibbons was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the eighth to score the tying run. Then Mickey Morandini drew a walk for the eventual game- winner. Todd Frohwirth, who retired all three batters he faced in the top of the eighth, got the win, and Chuck McElroy came on in the ninth to record a save.
June 4, 1990 |
Reading's Tim Mauser carried a perfect game into the seventh inning yesterday, and the Phillies defeated the Hagerstown Suns, 4-0, in an Eastern League game. Mauser (3-3) retired 19 in a row before giving up his first hit. He wound up allowing two hits and striking out five. Rod Robertson was the leading hitter for the Phillies, with two singles and three RBIs. Mike Cavers (1-7) took the loss. SYRACUSE 3, SCRANTON 2 SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Derek Bell homered off Scranton/Wilkes-Barre reliever Chuck McElroy in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Syracuse Chiefs a 3-2 victory over the Red Barons in the International League.