Baltimore Chop vs.
Southwest Roughnecks

Game Location Results Win Loss Save
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
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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.