Game 76: A close game turns into a blowout late as the Mammoths explode for 11 runs over the seventh and eighth innings. Milwaukee finally gets the bats going in the ninth, scoring five, but falls far short in a 12-6 loss.
Game 77: The Mammoths get four hits from Harold Baines and double up the Riders, 10-5, with Doyle Alexander improving to 11-1 on the season. Mike Smithson takes the loss for Milwaukee, leaving in the third.
Game 78: New York puts another 10 runs on the board to sweep the Riders, winning the finale 10-4. Milwaukee gets 12 hits and three walks, but no extra base hits, and few clutch ones.
With the division lead down to four games over Minnesota, the Riders head to Cleveland to finish off the first half.
2/13/2011 10:36 PM (edited)