What a series!! The Indians storm out to a 3-0 lead as Chicago can't get any hitting. The White Sox would bust out the bats in Game 4 and take Game 5 and 6. Cleveland steadies themselves and wins Game 7 for the upset. John Farrell beats Black Jack McDowell twice in the series. Game recaps below.
The World Champion Reds begin their tournament with a sweep of the #13 Detroit Tigers. The Reds would keep Cecil Fielder under wraps and get good series from Eric Davis and Glenn Braggs. Reds pitchers only allow 2 runs in the first 3 games as they will move on to face the California Angels in the Elite 8. Game recaps below.
The California Angels upset the #5 New York Mets 4 games to 2. Chuck Finley pitches 2 great games as Lance Parrish and Dave Winfield provide the offense. The #12 seed moves on despite 5 homers from Darryl Strawberry. Angels move on to face the winner of the Reds and Tigers series. Game recaps below.
The 8 seed Los Angeles Dodgers beat up on their rivals and 9 seed Giants 4 games to 1. Eddie Murray hits 5 homers in 5 games! Kal Daniels adds 3 homers of his own as the Dodgers will now move on to face the #1 Oakland A's in the Elite 8. Game recaps below.
The heavily favored and #1 seed A's fall behind 3 games to 1 before storming back to take the last 3 and win the series 4 games to 3. Mark McGwire homers 4 times while Jose Canseco and Rickey Henderson homer twice a piece. A's move on to face the winner of the Dodgers/Giants series. Game recaps below.
1990 is going to be our next Out Of The Park 19 tournament. Sweet 16 matchups are below. Hope it is a great tournament. #1 Oakland A's vs #16 Philadelphia Phillies #8 Los Angeles Dodgers vs #9 San Francisco Giants #5 New York Mets vs #12 California Angels #4 Cincinnati Reds vs #13 Detroit Tigers #3 Chicago White Sox vs #14 Cleveland Indians #6 Boston Red Sox vs #11 Texas Rangers #7 Toronto Blue Jays vs #10 Montreal Expos #2 Pittsburgh Pirates vs #15 Chicago Cubs
Despite 3 homers each by Juan Gonzalez and Jose Canseco the Expos win Games 6 and 7 at home to take the tournament title. The Expos were a pick by some people leading into this tournament and you can see the beginnings of the dominate team they had in 1994. Congrats Montreal!! Game Reaps below.
The #6 Montreal Expos lose Game 1 then take the next four from the #10 Astros to win and move on to face the Texas Rangers in the Finals. Expos pitching keeps the Astros offense at bay. Game recaps below. [caption id="attachment_1923" align="alignnone" width="640"] expos-astros93[/caption]