Nov. 2, 2011
Daniel Koger tossed six scoreless innings and the White Team claimed the annual Fall World Series with an 8-1 win in the deciding Game 5. Jarred Smith and Patrick Savage each drove in a pair of runs for the White Team, which won games one, three and five.
The White Team jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first on a fielder's choice and a Patrick Savage sac fly and Koger made it stand up, holding the Gray Team to just five hits over six innings, walking two and striking out one.
Clinging to the two-run lead going into the bottom of the sixth, the White Team busted out for six runs in the frame, highlighted by Smith's bases-loaded, two-run double with one out.
Jay Gonzalez finished with two hits and two runs scored for the White Team.
Ethan Wallen took the loss for the Gray Team, allowing three runs on six hits and three walks in 5 1/3 innings, striking out one.
J.D. Crowe and Justin Bryant each had two hits for the Gray Team.
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