Baltimore Chop vs.
|1||at Southwest||Roughnecks 1, Chop 0||E.Volquez(1-0)||J.Quintana(0-1)||A.Chapman(1)|
|HR – Y.Molina(1)|
|2||at Southwest||Roughnecks 8, Chop 7 (10)||J.Blanton(1-0)||W.LeBlanc(0-1)||None|
|HR – F.Galvis(1), Mi.Cabrera(1), A.Beltre 2(2), K.Pillar(1)|
|3||at Baltimore||Chop 11, Roughnecks 3||M.Stroman(1-0)||M.Shoemaker(0-1)||None|
|HR – A.Beltre(3), Y.Puig(1)|
|4||at Baltimore||Roughnecks 6, Chop 1||M.Perez(1-0)||D.Keuchel(0-1)||None|
|HR – A.Beltre(4), Mi.Cabrera 2(3)|
|5||at Baltimore||Roughnecks 2, Chop 1||E.Volquez(2-0)||J.Quintana(0-2)||A.Chapman(2)|
|HR – None|
SouthWest wins series 4-1
Game 1 – Edinson Volquez fanned 6 and allowed 2 hits in 7.2 innings of shutout ball to lead SouthWest in game one. Yadier Molina provided all the offense SWR needed with a 2nd inning solo home run.
Game 2 – In game 2, the Chop took a 7-3 lead into the bottom of the 9th. Adrian Beltre hit a 3-run shot off reliever Koji Uehara and Kevin Pillar forced extra innings with a solo blast. Beltre got the game-winner in the 10th with a walk-off, 2-out single. He finished the game 3-5 with 6 RBI. SouthWest takes a 2-0 series lead to Baltimore.
Game 3 – Wilson Ramos went 3-4 with 3 RBI to lead the Baltimore Chop to an 11-3 victory in their home park. Marcus Stroman scattered 9 hits over 8 innings for the win. Yasiel Puig added a 2-4, 3 RBI performance for the home squad as well.
Game 4 – Miguel Cabrera hit 2 home runs and Adrian Beltre added his 4th HR of the NLDS as SouthWest took a 3 games to 1 lead with this 6-1 victory.
Game 5 – Rookie Orlando Arcia hit an RBI triple in the top of the 4th to tie the score, then scored on a Jose Quintana balk. Shane Green and Aroldis Chapman combined for four shutout innings to preserve the 2-1 win for Edinson Volquez. The SouthWest Roughnecks advance to the NLCS. Congratulations do Donald Ward and the defending champion Baltimore Chop for another fine season.