Game FOUR
U.S. South
vs. U.S. Central

Monday, August 23, 1999

All’s well for Tidwell!

It didn’t look good.

After losing their first round game to the East, the South champions from Alabama were down 4-0 to Brownsburg, Indiana after 4 innings. But hold on. A part-time player for Alabama named Kyle Tidwell got his chance to become a hero; and he came through. With the bases loaded and one out, Tidwell came to the plate and hit a game-winning grand slam which improved the South’s record to 1-1.

"It was a fastball right down the middle," Tidwell said. "I knew I had to hit the ball or my coach would have gotten really mad."

No one is mad now in the South’s dorm. That win dramatically increased their chances to make the U.S. Champioship game on Thursday.

Kyle Woodall was on the hill for the South and overcame two bad innings. After giving up a homerun to Justin Farley in the second and two doubles to Farley and Zach Koontz in the third, Woodall calmed down and kept the Central with four runs for three innings.

 

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."I knew if I could hold them at 4-0 we would have a chance at coming back," Woodall said. The South is used to coming back during its post-season play. In the South regional tournament, manager Tony Rasmus and his boys were down 5-0 to Tennessee before bouncing back in that critical game. "I definitely was thinking about that," Rasmus said.

The South hit the ball hard all day and finally got a break in this World Series tournament. "It would have been a real shame to get shutout in three games with the offense we have," Rasmus said.

--Mark Rogoff
   Special Correspondent

 

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GAME SCORING
- Games Scores by Inning

BOX SCORES
-Home Team Box Scores
-Visiting Team Box Scores

PITCHERS
- Winning and Losing Pitchers

CUMULATIVE STATISTICS
- U.S. South
- U.S. Central

Game Scoring By Inning:

1
2
3
4
5
6
R
H
E
US CENTRAL
0
2
2
0
0
0
4
10
1
US SOUTH
0
0
0
0
1
4
5
8
0

Home Team Box Score:

US SOUTH
POS
AB
R
H
RBI
AP
As
PO
E
Rasmus, Cory
c
3
0
0
0
3
0
2
0
Monk, Brandon
ss
3
0
1
0
3
1
1
0
Martin, Zack
3b
3
1
2
0
3
4
1
0
Rasmus, Colby
1b
3
1
2
0
3
0
10
0
Woodall, Bryan
p
3
0
1
0
3
3
2
0
Skinner, Eric
2b
2
1
0
0
3
2
2
0
Tidwell, Kyle
lf
2
1
1
4
2
0
0
0
Gaston, William
rf
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
Owens, Heath
cf
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
Carter, Ben
ph
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
Acuff, Alex
ph-rf
1
1
1
1
1
0
0
0
Smith, Jeff
ph
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
Totals
23
5
8
5
25
10
18
0

Visiting Team Box Score:

US CENTRAL
POS
AB
R
H
RBI
AP
As
PO
E
Hendrickson, Alex
rf
3
0
0
0
3
0
2
0
Koontz, Zach
2b
3
1
1
0
3
1
4
0
King, Gary
1b-lf
3
0
0
0
3
0
2
1
Lynn, Lance
p
3
1
1
0
3
0
1
0
Farley, Justin
lf-3b
3
2
2
3
3
0
0
0
Nickol, Austin
c
2
0
1
1
2
0
4
0
Veza, Sean
cf
3
0
1
0
3
1
0
0
Steele, Collin
ss-pr
2
0
2
0
2
1
1
0
Dragstrem, Cory
3b-c
3
0
1
0
3
2
1
0
Bartlett, Adam
lf
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Shipley, Nick
ph
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
Mills, Zach
ph
1
0
1
0
1
0
0
0
Snyder, Matt
ph-1b
1
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
Totals
28
4
10
4
28
5
16
1

Pitchers

Winning Pitcher: Woodall, Bryan

Losing Pitcher: Lynn, Lance

US SOUTH
IP
R
ER
ERA
H
K
BB
HP
TP
KP
BP
Woodall, Bryan
6.0
4
3
3.00
10
2
0
0
83
58
25
US CENTRAL
IP
R
ER
ERA
H
K
BB
HP
TP
KP
BP
Lynn, Lance
5.3
5
5
5.63
8
4
1
1
90
59
31

ERA computed assuming 6 innings per game


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