Prince In Radar Hits Game Winning Homer

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You know you’ve got a good ballgame on your hands when a triple play isn’t the highlight of the game. Instead it was a bottom of the 12th inning; blast off the bat of Milwaukee’s Prince Fielder slugging a home run for a 2-1 win.

Third baseman Casey McGehee initiated the Brewers’ first triple play in more than a decade, ending with Fielder making a perfect stretch at first base in his custom Radar sunglasses.

In extra innings, Prince yanked an 0-and-1 pitch down the left-field line with one out in the 12th, for his 37th home run and his Major League-leading 123rd RBI.

“I was just looking for a ball to square up,” said Fielder, who hit his homer just as the clock was about to strike 5 p.m. CT, three hours and 53 minutes after Looper’s first pitch. “At this time of day, it’s a little tough, so you’re just trying to make a good swing at it. Square it up, see what happens.”

Author

Matt Murray

Date

September 06, 2009