NLB Game 1, Apr. 13, 02
|W: Deck, C. L: Schiavo S: Siegrist, T.|
Challengers win first game of 2002The Challengers' NLB-team got off to a good start into the 2002 season, beating the Romanshorn Submarines 9-7.
|Claudio Deck pitched six superb innings, allowing seven runs - but only one of them earned.|
Meanwhile, Claudio Deck allowed just one Submarine to reach base, and the Subs managed to put their only run on the board in the third inning on a sac fly by Pascal Schiavo.
The Challengers extended their lead on a fielding error by the Subs infield and a three-run homer by Blank.
The Submarines got all three runs back on an RBI-single and a walk and a hit-by-pitch with the bases-loaded by Claudio Deck to bring the Subs within 9-4.
|Rookie Roger Burger awaits a pitch.|
Tobias Siegrist pitched the final inning for the Challengers, and he allowed only a single baserunner to record his first save of his career.