G-1 Eliminators score 1st with an RBI single from A. Jones in the 2nd. Birds get single runs in the 3rd, (a Lagares triple), & 4th, (back-to-back doubles from Votto & McCann) for 2-1 lead. Eliminators got an RBI single by V. Martinez in the 5th, then a solo homer by J. Bruce & a Reyes SF, driving in J. Harrison who tripled. POY candidate C. Sale (10-0) went 7 IP, 7 hits 7 Ks for the Eliminators 4-2 win.
G-2 Eliminators took a 3-2 lead on RBIs from Bruce (bases loaded walk), a solo by V.Martinez & Freeman’s SF. Birds regained the lead on Prado’s single & C. Headley’s 2-run homer (#4). Headley homered again in the 8th (#5) & the Birds held on for a 5-3 win. J. Altuve led off the bottom of the 1st with his 3rd homer.
G-3 Birds took a 4-1 lead after 3 using SFs from Cruz & Gennett. The Eliminators tied the game at 4-4 with a 2-run homer from V. Martinez. They then got a solo from Freeman & a 2-run double from Uribe to get a 7-4 win.
V.Martinez went 6-11 with 2 homers & 4 RBIs.