Blue Team Wins Blue-Gold Series in Game 5, 8-5
Nov. 19, 2005
Los Angeles - Junior left-handed pitcher Brian Schroeder threw 7.2 innings while celebrating his 21st birthday, and the Blue Team took advantage of five Gold Team errors to earn a decisive Game 5 victory, 8-5, and win the Blue-Gold Series 3-2.
Senior Brett McMillan led the Blue Team with two hits including a double and two RBI.
The Blue Team turned two double plays and stole three bases to jump out to an 8-1 lead. Schroeder tired in the eighth, and after junior Hector Ambriz hit a two run home run, the Gold Team had cut the Blue lead to 8-5.
Freshman Andy Suiter came on to retire junior Anthony Norman and earn his second save of the series.
Sophomore Mike Metzger added a solo homerun for the Gold Team.
Senior outfielder Chris Jensen earned MVP honors, after hitting .533 (8-15) with an on base percentage of .650 in the five-game series.