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Inning-by-Inning Narrative Game Four – Big Ten Baseball Tournament Michigan vs. Illinois May 21, 1999 at Columbus, Ohio (Bill Davis Stadium)

Starting Lineups (in batting order):

Illinois Michigan ——————— ———————– 17 2b Chris Basak 10 2b Bobby Scales 3 lf Dan O’Neill 14 rf Jason Alcaraz 6 dh D.J. Svihlik 5 cf Brian Bush 20 3b Craig Marquie 13 c David Parrish 18 1b Kevin Rudden 3 3b Mike Cervenak 10 cf Todd McClure 27 1b Bryan Besco 21 ss T.J. Jackson 6 dh Mike Seestedt 38 ss Jon Anderson 42 lf Robert Bobeda 4 c Jeff Gertz 2 ss Scott Tousa 12 p Tim Lavery 19 p Bryce Ralson

Todays starters Illinois: Tim Lavery, 6-5 (5.79 ERA) Michigan: Bryce Ralson, 8-1 (3.51 ERA)

Umpires —————- Home: Steve Partington 1st: Perry Costello 2nd: Lenny Brickens 3rd: Mike Conlin

Time of First Pitch: 7:06 pm EST Game Time Temperature: 84 degrees Game Time Weather: partly sunny Length of Game: 2 hours, 14 minutes.

Score by innings: R H E ———————————————- Illinois 000 012 021 – 6 12 0 Michigan 200 110 012 – 7 13 1 ———————————————-

Illinois inning 1

Basak grounded out to ss (1-0). O’Neill popped up to 3b (0-1). Svihlik grounded out to 2b (1-1). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Michigan inning 1

Scales flied out to cf (1-2). Alcaraz grounded out to p (1-2). Bush singled to center field (0-0). Parrish homered to center field, 2 RBI (1-1); Bush scored. Cervenak flied out to rf (2-2). 2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Illinois inning 2

Marquie flied out to cf (1-0). Rudden singled to first base (1-1). McClure popped up to 1b (2-1). Jackson struck out swinging (1-2). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Michigan inning 2

Besco doubled to right center (0-1). Seestedt lined out to 1b (2-2). Bobeda popped up to 3b (2-2). Tousa out at first 1b to p (0-2). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Illinois inning 3

Jon Anderson grounded out to 1b unassisted (1-1). Gertz singled to right field (1-0). Basak hit into double play p to ss to 1b (2-1); Gertz out on the play. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Michigan inning 3

Scales grounded out to 3b (2-2). Alcaraz hit by pitch (1-0). Bush flied out to cf (0-0). Parrish grounded out to ss (2-1). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Illinois inning 4

O’Neill singled to right field (2-1). Svihlik singled to center field (0-0); O’Neill advanced to second. Marquie struck out swinging (2-2). Rudden flied out to cf (0-0); O’Neill advanced to third. McClure struck out swinging (1-2). 0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Michigan inning 4

Cervenak grounded out to ss (0-0). Besco homered to left center, RBI (0-1). Seestedt struck out swinging (1-2). Bobeda hit by pitch (1-1). Tousa singled to center field (0-0); Bobeda advanced to second. Scales reached on a fielder’s choice to shortstop (1-0); Tousa out at second ss to 2b. 1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Illinois inning 5

Jackson homered to left field, RBI (1-0). Jon Anderson flied out to rf (0-1). Gertz walked (3-2). Basak reached on a fielder’s choice to third base (0-0); Gertz out at second 3b to 2b. Basak out at first p to 1b, picked off. 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Michigan inning 5

Alcaraz flied out to rf (1-2). Bush struck out swinging (1-2). Parrish homered to left field, RBI (3-2). Cervenak grounded out to ss (3-2). 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Illinois inning 6

O’Neill singled to right field (1-1). Svihlik singled to right center (0-0); O’Neill advanced to second. Marquie out at first 1b to 2b, SAC, bunt (0-0); Svihlik advanced to second; O’Neill advanced to third. Rudden grounded out to 2b, RBI (2-0); Svihlik advanced to third; O’Neill scored. McClure singled to center field, RBI (0-1); Svihlik scored. Jackson struck out swinging (1-2). 2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Michigan inning 6

Besco tripled down the rf line (0-0). Besco out at home c to 3b to c, caught stealing. Seestedt grounded out to 2b (3-2). Bobeda struck out looking (2-2). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Illinois inning 7

Jon Anderson grounded out to ss (2-1). Gertz singled to left field (0-1). Basak reached on a fielder’s choice to second base (1-0); Gertz out at second 2b to ss. Basak out at second c to ss, caught stealing. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Michigan inning 7

Tousa popped up to 3b (2-0). Scales grounded out to 3b (1-1). Alcaraz singled to right field (1-1). Bush struck out swinging (0-2). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Illinois inning 8

O’Neill flied out to lf (1-1). Svihlik reached on an error by lf, advanced to second (1-2). Marquie singled to center field, advanced to second on the throw, RBI (1-1); Svihlik scored, unearned. Rudden grounded out to 2b (0-1); Marquie advanced to third. Marquie scored on a wild pitch, unearned. McClure walked (3-0). Jackson singled to left field (1-1); McClure advanced to third. Bonner to p for Ralston. Jon Anderson grounded out to ss (3-2). 2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB.

Michigan inning 8

Parrish flied out to cf (3-2). Cervenak tripled to center field (1-0). Besco struck out swinging (3-2). Seestedt singled to left field, RBI (0-0); Cervenak scored. Bobeda flied out to cf (3-1). 1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Illinois inning 9

Gertz singled to center field (0-1). Gertz advanced to second on a wild pitch. Basak out at first 3b to 2b, SAC, bunt (1-0); Gertz advanced to third. O’Neill flied out to lf, SF, RBI (2-2); Gertz scored. Svihlik grounded out to 2b (3-2). 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Michigan inning 9

Quinn pinch hit for Tousa. Quinn lined out to 2b (2-2). Scales struck out, out at first c to 1b (1-2). Alcaraz singled down the lf line (0-0). Bush singled to right field (0-0); Alcaraz advanced to second. Parrish doubled down the lf line, 2 RBI (0-0); Bush scored; Alcaraz scored. 2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

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