Sunday, June 27
Van Kirk Completes Greatest Comeback in Bomber History
Brian Van Kirks 9th Inning walk off Homerun accomplished the greatest comeback in the Florida Bombers history. With the score tied at 13-13 and 1 out in the Bottom of the 9th Inning, Van Kirk connected on his 2nd Homerun (6)of the game to give the Bombers the 14-13 win and the Tournament Championship. The Bombers entered the bottom of the 7th Inning trailing the Pokers by a score of 13-2. The Bombers scored 11 runs in the bottom of the 7th Inning to force extra Innings.The Bombers scored 11 runs on 9 hits including 1 Homerun 2 Triples and 1 Double.With the Bombers trailing 13-9 and 1 out and the bases loaded Brian Van Kirk connected on a game tying Grandslam Homerun to tie the score at 13-13.In the bottom of the 7th Josh Bell had a 3 RBI Triple, Danny Jordan had a 2 RBI Triple, Lammar Guy had 2 Singles in the Inning, Jeremy Cruz had an RBI Double, Chris Schaeffer added an RBI Single and Brian Van Kirk capped the Inning with the Grand Slam.Pablo Lopez pitched a perfect 8th and 9th Inning to Earn the Win in relief.The Bombers had 19 hits in the game a season high for hits in a game this season. Van Kirk finished 3 for 6 with 2 HR's and 5 RBI's. Danny Jordan was 3 for 5 with a Triple and 3 RBI's and Jeremy Cruz was 3 for 5 with a Double and 2 RBI's. Yonder Alonso added a Double and 1 Single and finished 2 for 2. Mark Ortega added a Double, and Jamile Weeks added 1 Single and 2 Runs Scored.
This game was the Championship Game of the Pokers Invitational played at Florida Atlantic University
Pokers Bombers One of the best rivalries in summer baseball.