Friday, August 09, 2002
Casey homers for Louisville
Columbus 6, Louisville 5
The Associated Press
COLUMBUS, Ohio Juan Rivera singled in a run in the bottom of the ninth as Columbus beat Louisville 6-5 in the International League Thursday.
Jalal Leach walked to start the ninth, advanced to second on a groundout and moved to third on a single by Alex Arias. Leach scored on Robert Perez' sacrifice fly. After Arias stole second, Rivera singled to left field to win the game.
Six Clippers Rivera, Kary Bridges, Andy Phillips, Robert Perez, Drew Henson and Marcus Thames drove in runs. Thames doubled and tripled and Perez doubled.
Sean Casey, on an injury rehab assignment from Cincinnati, homered, singled twice and drove in three runs for Louisville. He hit a two-run home run in the third inning. Raul Gonzalez also homered for the Bats.
Jason Anderson (4-0) got the win, allowing one run in the top of the ninth. Mike Neu (1-3) took the loss, allowing two runs on two hits in two-thirds of an inning.
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