City League Baseball Championship: Langley pitcher strikes out 11 in another PNC Park win: "Langley defeated Allderdice, 22-2, in three innings earlier in the season. Mustangs coach Leo Rauterkus was not expecting another one-sided victory, but was confident his team would prevail.In the Tribune Review, the quote from my cousin, Leo Rauterkus, talks about 'math' of all things.
'That first game gave us some confidence to beat a good team like Allderdice, but I was expecting a tight ballgame.'"
City League Barnes burner - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 'This was typical Matt Barnes,' Langley coach Leo Rauterkus said. 'He's just a solid baseball player, a competitor. We figured if Matt had eight or nine strikeouts, we'd have a good chance. He had 11. The math was with us.'Sports is often about 'math' and 'science' as well as 'psychology.'
Langley's team was better coached yesterday -- and it showed in a number of ways from squeeze plays to pitch outs that worked like magic.
At PNC Park, Langley, visitors, was on the first-base side of the diamond, by the way.