BROOKLYN WINS AT BALTIMORE
BALTIMORE – (Oct. 9, 1889) Brooklyn outslugged the Baltimore Orioles 12 to 9 yesterday in a game marred by cold weather and 15 errors on both sides.
After trailing 3 to 0, the Bridegrooms came back to take a 6 to 3 lead after four innings paced by pitcher Bob Caruther’s triple. Then it was the Orioles’s turn to rally, moving up 9 to 7 after six innings, aided by misplays by Brooklyn shortstop Germany Smith. In the seventh inning, three errors by the Baltimore side and a single by catcher Joe Visiner put Brooklyn back in the lead 11 to 9. Brooklyn added another run in the eighth inning.
St. Louis kept pace in the American Association pennant race by downing Louisville 9 to 3 with Jack Stivetts pitching the win. The Browns and the Bridegrooms each have only five games left in the season.
American Association Standings
Team W L Pct. GB
Brooklyn 89 43 .674
St. Louis 86 44 .662