Friday, August 12, 2011

Biscuits set record with 10-run inning

Cole Figueroa's grand slam highlighted a 10-run sixth inning for the Biscuits at Carolina tonight that set a team record for the biggest inning in team history. Henry Wrigley followed Figueroa with his own home run. The Biscuits sent 14 batters to the plate with six hits -- Isaias Velasquez both singled and doubled -- and four walks.

The previous big innings ...
9 -- third inning, June 6, 2011, vs. Mississippi: W, 15-2
9 -- fifth inning, May 19, 2008, vs. Tennessee: W, 11-5
9 -- first inning, Aug. 28, 2007, vs. Carolina (DH1): W, 9-1
9 -- third inning, June 19, 2005, at Jacksonville: W, 20-2 (Elijah Dukes and Delmon Young both hit grand slams)
9 -- ninth inning, Aug. 12, 2005, at Mobile: W, 13-1

8 -- second inning, July 26, 2010, vs. Carolina: W, 11-4
8 -- sixth inning, May 14, 2008, at Mississippi: W, 11-10 (10) (Biscuits trailed 10-0 entering inning)
8 -- third inning, July 25, 2008, at Tennessee: W, 9-8
8 -- third inning, July 16, 2006, vs. Carolina: W, 12-1
8 -- eighth inning, July 22, 2004, at Tennessee: W, 18-6

WORST INNING
13 -- eighth inning, May 26, 2005, vs. Jacksonville: L, 19-2 (Jose Diaz surrendered nine runs without recording an out)

2 comments:

socomfy said...

A nice week all in one inning!

I notice that eight runs or more is more common than another thing that happened in tonights game - the Henry Wrigley stolen base!

Now if we can just keep letting the air out of Mobiles w-l record...

Stacy Long said...

Wrigley does have three stolen bases now.