Luke Westphal (W, 11-2) worked five solid innings, allowing three unearned runs
on six hits with three walks and four strikeouts.
Vancouver scored two unearned runs
in the fourth inning to defeat the Emeralds 2-1 in Game 3 of the championship series Monday night at Nat Bailey Stadium and take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five series.
They combined to commit only 27 errors and allowed only 20 unearned runs
(first all time).
Boston scored 56 unearned runs
in 162 games last year.
The A's got two unearned runs
in the bottom of the second and an RBI single by Hideki Matsui in the sixth for their three runs.
Kentaro Nishimura (1-1) gave up two unearned runs
in six innings for Yomiuri.
Cedric Bowers allowed two unearned runs
in 6-2/3 effective innings and Katsuhiko Kinjo, Seiichi Uchikawa and Ryoji Aikawa each drove in runs on RBI singles as Yokohama snapped a four-game losing skid with a victory over Yakult in Kagoshima.
He tossed five innings and allowed two unearned runs
. Blake Workman (8) earned the save with four innings of one-run ball.
Eugene committed four errors that led to two unearned runs
WPI's Taylor Landry was pitching a one-hitter until the top of the ninth, when Wheaton scored all its runs on seven hits and took advantage of an Engineers' error that led to four unearned runs
. Sean Greene had three hits in the opener for WPI, while Zach Blanchard and Vinny D'Ambrosino each had two.
Starting pitcher Jon Lester rebounded with his first quality start since June 3, as he went 6 inning, giving up 2 unearned runs
. This one also had a little bit of an edge to it, which might not have been a bad thing for the Cubs.
The Canadians had seven hits, just one more than Eugene, but got a three-run triple and five unearned runs
courtesy of five errors by the Emeralds, who had three errors in the opener.