(0-1) Schwaz Tigers – Athletics Attnang-Puchheim 3-8
ATT 041 000 030 8 SZT 010 002 000 3 Win: Strasser, W.; Loss: Haisjackl, F.
The Athletics Attnang-Puchheim had a perfect start into the best-of-five Austrian Baseball League finals against the Schwaz Tigers, celebrating two wins in the first two games in Schwaz on Saturday. In game one they scored four runs in the second and three in the eighth in an 8-3 victory, overcoming a pair of homeruns by Matthias Vogler and Whitney Robinson-Pierce. Walter Strasser got the win on the mound, beating Franz Haisjackl.
(0-2) Schwaz Tigers – Athletics Attnang-Puchheim 1-13 (7)
ATT 401 221 3 13 SZT 100 000 0 1 Win: Ethridge, M.; Loss: Hayes, D.
In game two the Athletics again had the better start, taking a fast 4-1 lead after the opening frame. After a scoreless second they put runs on the board in each frame afterward for an easy 13-1 ten-run rule shortened win. Dave Burns hit two homeruns to lead the offense. Horst Efferdinger also went deep for the A’s. Pitching wise Mile Ethridge picked up the win, while Daniel Hayes got charged with the loss.
Schedule Austrian Finals:
Saturday, October 9:
12:00 Athletics Attnang-Puchheim – Schwaz Tigers
15:00 Athletics Attnang-Puchheim – Schwaz Tigers*
Sunday, October 10:
14:00 Athletics Attnang-Puchheim – Schwaz Tigers*
Photo: © J. Yun